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Title Bacterial infections of the central nervous system / volume editors, Karen L. Roos and Allan R. Tunkel
Published Edinburgh : Elsevier, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 278 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Handbook of clinical neurology ; v. 96, 3rd ser
Handbook of clinical neurology ; 3rd ser., v. 96. 0072-9752
Contents Pathogenesis and pathophysiology of bacterial CNS infections -- Principles of antimicrobial therapy -- Lumbar puncture and cerebrospinal fluid analysis -- Bacterial meningitis -- Brain abscess -- Cranial epidural abscess and subdural empyema -- Spinal epidural abscess and subdural empyema -- Suppurative intracranial thrombophlebitis -- Infections of the central nervous system in the neurosurgical patient -- Rickettsial and ehrlichial infections -- Mycobacterial infections -- Spirochetal infections -- Neurological complications of bacterial endocarditis -- Whipple's disease of the central nervous system -- Neuroimaging of central nervous system infections -- Toxin-mediated syndromes of the nervous system
Summary Annotation A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series on bacterial infections as they impact on the nervous system. A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, which has an unparalleled reputation as the world's most comprehensive source of information in neurology. International list of contributors including the leading workers in the field. Describes the advances which have occurred in clinical neurology and the neurosciences, their impact on the understanding of neurological disorders and on patient care
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Central nervous system -- Infections.
Bacterial diseases.
Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Central Nervous System Infections
Bacterial Infections
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Bacterial diseases
Central nervous system -- Infections
Bakterielle Infektion
Infections -- Système nerveux.
Form Electronic book
Author Roos, Karen L.
Tunkel, Allan R.
ISBN 9780444534835