Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible, and authoritative guide to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Leading experts present realistic clinical approaches to infectious disease problems seen in hospital and outpatient settings and offer up-to-the-minute advice on antimicrobial use--including specific recommendations on dosages, routes of administration, and duration of therapy. Chapters are written in a user-friendly outline format that is ideal for quick reference.This edition includes complete information on new diseases, new antibiotics, and HIV antiviral agents.Cat bites. The incidence of infection after a cat bite is reported at 28% to 80%, considerably higher than after dog bites . The increased rate of infection is due to the deep puncture wounds (potentially involving joint or bone) created by theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Reese and Betts' a Practical Approach to Infectious Diseases|
|Author||:||Robert F. Betts, Robert L. Penn, Stanley W. Chapman|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2003|