Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

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The Third Edition of this definitive reference provides comprehensive guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of every infectious disease seen in current clinical practice. More than 300 world-class practitioners detail the full range of clinical infections, microorganisms, diagnostic tests, and antimicrobial therapies. Coverage includes chapters on surgical infections written by preeminent surgeons and up-to-the-minute information on HIV infection. A comprehensive antimicrobial drugs section includes tables that provide at-a-glance prescribing information. New Third Edition chapters cover bioterrorism, hospital infections, emerging infections, human herpesvirus-8, West Nile virus, food safety, linezolid and quinupristin/dalfopristin, molecular diagnostics, and diagnostic significance of nonspecific laboratory abnormalities.Mechanical cleansing of the colon lumen before elective colon resection is a time -tested procedure that when done ... 5-day preoperative preparation using dietary restriction, enemas, and cathartics was long ago abandoned, for many goodanbsp;...

Title:Infectious Diseases
Author:Sherwood L. Gorbach, John G. Bartlett, Neil R. Blacklow
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004


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