Oxford American Handbook of Infectious Diseases

ISBN : 9780195380132

Aimee Zaas; Deverick J. Anderson; Kimberly E. Hanson; Elizabeth S. Dodds Ashley; Estee Torok; Ed Moran; Fiona J. Cooke
800 Pages
102 x 179 mm
Pub date
Dec 2011
Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine
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Infectious diseases remain a predominant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Clinicians are facing new challenges such as emerging infections related to our global society and the increase in immunocompromised hosts. Drug resistance among bacterial and fungal isolates demands a working knowledge of common microbiologic testing and antimicrobial activity profiles. This cutting-edge, point-of-care handbook distills the explosion of information in the field of infectious diseases for the busy clinician and trainee. Provided in a concise, accessible format, the Oxford American Handbook of Infectious Diseases comprehensively covers all areas of this expanding field, making it easily available at the clinician's fingertips.


Symbols and abbreviations
1 Antimicrobials
2 Infection control
3 Systematic microbiology
4 Clinical syndromes

About the author: 

Aimee Zaas, MD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, at Duke University Medical Center. ; Deverick J. Anderson, MD, is Chair of the Antibiotic Evaluation Team and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at Duke University Medical Center. ; Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at University of Utah School of Medicine. ; Elizabeth S. Dodds Ashley, PharmD, is Associate Director for Clinical Pharmacy Services and Infectious Diseases Pharmacist at University of Rochester Medical Center. ; Estee Torok trained in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology in Oxford. Prior to this she was a Clinical Research Fellow based at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam. ; Ed Moran is a registrar in Infectious Disease and General Medicine. He has worked as a physician in the UK and South Africa, and is currently based at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford ; Fiona Cooke trained in Medical Microbiology in London and Cambridge. She completed her PhD at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

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