Netter's Infectious Diseases

Author: Elaine C. Jong


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  • ISBN: 9781437701265
  • Author: Elaine C. Jong
  • Publ Date: 2011-09-09
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  • Pages: 624
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13556

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CONTENTS SECTION I: VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS 1. Introduction to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Children and Adolescents 2. Diphtheria and Tetanus 3. Bordetella pertussis and Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 4. Haemophilus influenza Type B 5. Pneumococcal Disease: Infections Caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae 6. Infections Caused by Neisseria meningitidis 7. Poliomyelitis (Polio) and Polioviruses 8. Influenza 9. Rotavirus Infection 10. Measles 11. Mumps 12. Rubella 13. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections 14. Hepatitis A Infection and Prevention 15. Hepatitis B Infections 16. Human Papillomavirus Infections and Prevention SECTION II: SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS 17. Introduction to Skin and Soft Tissue Infections 18. Impetigo 19. Erysipelas and Cellulitis 20. Folliculitis, Furuncles, and Carbuncles 21. Life-Threatening Soft Tissue Infections 22. Superficial Dermatophyte Infections of the Skin 23. Herpes Simplex Virus Infections 24. Nontuberculosis Mycobacterial Skin Infections SECTION III: RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS 25. Introduction to Respiratory Tract Infections 26. Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Bacterial 27. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia 28. Atypical Pneumonia 29. Aspiration Pneumonia 30. Viral Respiratory Infections 31. Sinus Infections 32. Acute Otitis Media 33. Pharyngitis 34. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease SECTION IV: SYSTEMIC INFECTIONS 35. Introduction to Systemic Infections 36. Endocarditis 37. Meningitis 38. Osteomyelitis 39. Urinary Tract Infections 40. Systemic Fungal Infections SECTION V: SURGICAL INFECTIONS 41. Surgical Infections: Introduction and Overview 42. Acute Appendicitis 43. Acute Ascending Cholangitis and Suppurative, Toxic Cholangitis 44. Acute Diverticulitis 45. Hydatid Cyst (Echinococcosis) Disease 46. Intra-abdominal Abscess 47. Liver Abscess: Pyogenic and Amebic Hepatic Abscess 48. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections 49. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula in Ano 50. Peritonitis 51. Pyomyositis (Pyomyositis Tropicans) 52. Surgical Site Infections SECTION VI: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS 53. Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Infections 54. Trichomoniasis 55. Herpes Simplex Virus Genital Infection 56. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 57. Human Papillomavirus 58. Chlamydia trachomatis Infections: Chlamydia and Lymphogranuloma Venereum 59. Gonorrhea: Infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae 60. Syphilis (Treponema pallidum) 61. Related Syndromes and Less Common Sexually Transmitted Infections SECTION VII: INFECTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES 62. Introduction to Infections Associated with International Travel and Outdoor Activities 63. Malaria 64. Yellow Fever 65. Travelers' Diarrhea 66. Enteric Fever: Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever 67. Viral Hepatitis 68. Rabies 69. Arboviruses of Medical Importance 70. Leptospirosis 71. Lyme Disease 72. Tick-Borne Encephalitis 73. Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis SECTION VIII: PARASITIC DISEASES 74. Introduction to Parasitic Diseases 75. Amebiasis 76. Giardiasis 77. Other Intestinal Protozoa 78. Soil-Transmitted Helminths and Other Intestinal Roundworms 79. Intestinal Cestodes (Tapeworms) 80. Cysticercosis 81. Foodborne Trematodes: Liver, Lung, and Intestinal Flukes 82. Echinococcosis: Cystic and Alveolar Disease 83. Trichinellosis 84. Filarial Diseases 85. Schistosomiasis 86. Chagas Disease SECTION IX: EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND PANDEMICS 87. Introduction to Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics 88. Novel Influenza 89. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome 90. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis 91. West Nile Virus Disease 92. Anthrax 93. Tularemia


"Netter's Infectious Diseases" provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of current global infectious disease concerns. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens, and panel of expert contributors cover the basics of the field using beautiful Netter illustrations and accessible 'need to know' information on major conditions and problems-including vaccine-preventable diseases, drug-resistant Staph and TB infections, pandemic flu, echinococcosis, and Chagas' disease. It's a great tool for quick review or for sharing with patients and staff.


This is a comprehensive yet concise overview of clinical infectious diseases, providing up-to-date clinical approaches to the broad spectrum of infectious diseases. Netter's understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathogenesis, and clinical signs of disease is translated by his incredible artistic talent into visual images that reduce complexities to simple concepts, which will provide ongoing education. Doody's review service rating- 5 Stars!


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