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Title Manual of clinical problems in infectious disease / Nelson M. Gantz ... [and others]
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadephia : Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  616.9 Gan/Moc 2006  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 576 pages
Series Spiral manual
Spiral manual.
Contents Tonsillopharyngitis in adults -- Sinusitis -- Infectious mononucleosis: many faces of a common disease -- Acute bronchitis -- Antibiotic-resistant pneumococci -- Fever and pleural effusions -- Community-acquired pneumonia in the geriatric patient -- New pathogens causing pneumonia: SARS -- Infective endocarditis: diagnostic criteria -- Culture negative endocarditis -- Surgery in active infective endocarditis -- Endocarditis prophylaxis -- Filling defects of the liver -- Community acquired peritonitis -- Infections of the hepatobiliary tract -- Management of infectious diarrhea -- Hepatitis C: diagnosis and management -- Urinary tract infections: basic principles of therapy -- Asymptomatic bacteriuria -- The significance of pyuria -- Prostatitis --
Complicated urinary tract infections -- Candiduria -- Urethral discharge -- Serologic tests for syphilis -- Pelvic inflammatory disease -- Therapy of genital herpes -- Vaginitis -- Human papillomavirus: diagnosis and management -- Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid -- Central nervous system infections in the compromised host -- Acute peripheral facial palsy -- Acute infections of the central nervous system -- Chronic meningitis -- Guillain-Barré syndrome -- Treatment of VZV and postherpetic neuralgia -- Vertebral osteomyelitis -- Infections of prosthetic joints -- Fever and joint pain -- Lyme disease: a diagnostic challenge -- Cellulitis and other skin and soft tissue infections -- Parvovirus infections -- Gram-negative bacteremia and sepsis cascade --
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus -- Coagulase-negative staphylococci -- Vancomycin-resistant enterococci -- The febrile patient without an obvious source of infection -- Fever and prosthetic heart valves -- Prolonged fever and generalized lymphadenopathy -- Fever and skin rash -- Fever and the renal transplant recipient -- Fever following travel abroad -- Hyperpyrexia and hyperthermia -- Fever in the granulocytopenic patient -- Fever of unknown origin -- Recurrent furunculosis -- Postoperative fever -- Urinary catheter-related infections -- Healthcare associated pneumonia -- Management of the employee with a needle stick injury -- Human infections following animal bites -- New and increasingly recognized pathogens: West Nile virus --
Agents of bioterrorism -- Prophylaxis of infectious diseases in travelers -- Role of tuberculin skin test -- Isoniazid treatment of latent tuberculosis infection : indications and management -- Treatment of tuberculosis -- Laboratory report of a gram-negative rod in the blood -- Blood culture growing a gram-positive rod -- Stool for ova and parasites -- Principles of antimicrobial therapy -- Choosing a fluoroquinolone -- Antimicrobial associated colitis -- Perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis -- Antifungal chemotherapy -- Antibiotic failure -- Treatment and prevention of influenza -- Transmission and prevention of HIV infection -- Primary HIV infection (HIV mononucleosis) -- Treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in AIDS --
HIV-1 and infections of the central nervous system -- Fever in the HIV-infected patient -- Prevention of opportunistic infection in the HIV-infected patient -- Antiretroviral therapy -- Drug interactions in patients with human immunodeficiency syndrome new -- Role of HIV resistance testing
Notes Previous ed.: 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communicable diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Communicable Diseases.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author Gantz, Nelson Murray, 1941-
LC no. 2005019158
ISBN 0781759293 alkaline paper