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Title Infectious diseases : a clinical approach / edited by Allen Yung ... [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published East Hawthorn, Vic. : IP Communications, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  616.9 Yun/Ida 2005  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  616.9 Yun/Ida 2005  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  616.9 Yun/Ida 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 602 pages : illustrations, charts, tables ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM
4 3/4 in
Contents Part I. General approach to infectious Diseases -- Chapter 1. Clinical approach to infectious diseases / Allen Yung and Joe McCormack -- Chapter 2. History and examination in infectious diseases / Allen Yung and Philip Jones -- Chapter 3. Fever: mechanisms and symptomatic treatment / Jennifer Hoy, Malcolm McDonald and Allen Yung -- Chapter 4. Use of the laboratory in diagnosis and management of infectious diseases / Rob Baird and David Smith -- Chapter 5. Epidemiology and public health / Mark Veitch and Geoff Hogg -- Chapter 6. Infectious diseases: a global perspective / Graham Brown, Allen Yung and Joe McCormack
Part II. Approach to presenting problems and syndromes -- Chapter 7. Fever of short duration / Allen Yung and Malcolm McDonald -- Chapter 8. Pyrexia of unknown origin / Allen Yung, Peter Stanley and Tania Sorrell -- Chapter 9. Fever and upper respiratory tract symptoms / Grant Jenkin, Paul Johnson and Alan Street -- Chapter 10. Fever and lower respiratory symptoms / Paul Johnson, John Turnidge and Alan Street -- Chapter 11. Diarrhoea and vomiting / Brian Speed and Joe McCormack -- Chapter 12. Fever and acute neurological symptoms / Allen Yung, Joe Sasadeusz and Miles Beaman -- Chapter 13. Fever and rash / Eugene Athan, Alistair McGregor, Stephen Graves and Allen Yung -- Chapter 14. Fever and jaundice / David Shaw, Michael Whitby and Denis Spelman -- Chapter 15. Postoperative fever / David Looke and Damon Eisen -- Chapter 16. Septicaemia / Jon Iredell, Denis Spelman and Tania Sorrell -- Chapter 17. Fatigue states following infection / Michael Oldmeadow and Andrew Lloyd
Part III. Organ infections -- Chapter 18. Bone and joint infections / Malcolm McDonald and Denis Spelman -- Chapter 19. Endocarditis and intravascular infections / Denis Spelman, Malcolm McDonald and Peter Collignon --Chapter 20. Intra-abdominal infections / Ian Jennens --Chapter 21. Neurological infections / Joe Sasadeusz, Miles Beaman, and Allen Yung -- Chapter 22. Skin and soft tissue infections / Alex Padiglione, John Ferguson and Michael Richards -- Chapter 23. Urinary tract infections / Sharon Lewin
Part IV. Specific Infections -- Chapter 24. Hepatitis / Joseph Torresi -- Chapter 25. HIV infection and AIDS / Olga Vujovic and Anne Mijch -- Chapter 26. Influenza / Steven Wesselingh and Dominic Dwyer -- Chapter 27. Malaria / Graham Brown and Nicholas Anstey -- Chapter 28. Tetanus / Hugh Newton-John -- Chapter 29. Tuberculosis / Alan Street -- Chapter 30. Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections, including leprosy / Paul Johnson, Tony Korman and Murray Sandland -- Chapter 31. Systemic fungal infections / Monica Slavin and Sharon Chen -- Chapter 32. Genital and sexually transmitted infections / Ian Denham and Frank Bowden
Part V. Infectious diseases in specific populations -- Chapter 33. Infections in the elderly / Malcolm McDonald and Allen Yung -- Chapter 34. Infections in patients with diabetes / Lindsay Grayson -- Chapter 35. Infections in the immunocompromised / Philip Jones and Tania Sorrell -- Chapter 36. Infectious diseases in pregnancy and the newborn / Gwendolyn Gilbert, Mary O'Reilly and Suzanne Garland -- Chapter 37. Infections in injecting drug users / Tony Allworth and Ashley Watson -- Chapter 38. Infections in returned travellers and immigrants / Karin Leder, Daniel O'Brien, Allen Yung and Tilman Ruff -- Chapter 39. Infections from animals / Wendy Munckhof and Jenny Robson -- Chapter 40. Infectious diseases in northern and central Australia / Bart Currie -- Chapter 41. Infections in the South-West Pacific region / Joe McCormack, Joji Malani and Rachel Wells -- Chapter 42. Infections acquired in hospital / Denis Spelman, Michael Richards, Dan Sexton and Malcolm McDonald
Part VI. Therapeutic agents and immunisation -- Chapter 43. Antimicrobial agents / Lindsay Grayson and John Spicer -- Chapter 44. Antifungal agents / Sharon Chen and Jennifer Hoy -- Chapter 45. Antiviral agents / Suzanne Crowe, Dominic Dwyer, Anthony Cunningham and John Mills -- Chapter 46. Antiparasitic agents / Beverley-Ann Biggs and James McCarthy -- Chapter 47. Immunisation / Peter McIntyre and Rosemary Lester -- Golden rules of infectious diseases
Summary Takes a patient centred approach, the starting point being the patient's presenting problem and its evolution. The focus is on clinical diagnosis and principles of management. This is not a comprehensive textbook; it contains what the editors consider to be core knowledge and skills for the practising clinician
Notes Includes index
Accompanying disc in pocket inside back cover
Issued with accompanying CD-ROM: Infectious diseases : a clinical approach / authors Andrew Fuller, Rob Baird, assisted by Bryan Speed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Systems requirements for accompanying disc: Adobe Acrobat (include) ; Quicktime player(Mac/Windows). ; Media Player (Windows) Windows
Subject Fairfield Hospital (Melbourne, Vic.) -- History
Organs (Anatomy) -- Infections.
Communicable diseases.
Communicable diseases -- Treatment.
Communicable diseases -- Prevention.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Communicable Diseases.
Communicable Disease Control.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Author Yung, Allen P
LC no. 00002642
ISBN 095786177X :