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cover image - Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323680707
Page Count: 3904
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $449.00

Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by John E. Bennett, MD, Raphael Dolin, MD and Martin J. Blaser, MD

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323680707
Page Count: 3904
Imprint: Saunders
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After thirty five years, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th Edition is still the reference of choice for comprehensive, global guidance on diagnosing and treating the most challenging infectious diseases. Drs. John E. Bennett and Raphael Dolin along with new editorial team member Dr. Martin Blaser have meticulously updated this latest edition to save you time and to ensure you have the latest clinical and scientific knowledge at your fingertips. With new chapters, expanded and updated coverage, increased worldwide perspectives, and many new contributors, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 8th Edition helps you identify and treat whatever infectious disease you see.

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  • Part I Basic Principles in the Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diseases

    Section A. Microbial Pathogenesis

    1. A Molecular Perspective of Microbial Pathogenicity

    2. Microbiome of Local Sites and their Unique Biology

    3. Prebiotics, Probiotics and Synbiotics

    Section B. Host Defense Mechanisms


    5. Adaptive Immunity: Antibodies and Immunodeficiencies

    6. Mucosal Immunity

    7. Granulocytic Phagocytes and Deficiency States

    8. Complement and Deficiencies

    9. Human Genetics and Infection

    10. Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection

    11. Evaluation of the Patient with Suspected Immunodeficiency and Other Host Defense Defects

    Section C. Epidemiology of Infectious Disease

    12. Epidemiologic Principles

    13. Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Disease Threat

    14. Bioterrorism: An Overview

    Section D. Clinical Microbiology

    15. The Clinician and the Microbiology Laboratory

    Section E. Anti-Infective Therapy

    16. Principles of Anti-infective Therapy

    17. Molecular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria

    18. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Anti-infective Agents

    19. Penicillins

    20. Cephalosporins

    21. Other β-Lactam Antibiotics

    22. Antibiotic Allergy

    23. Fusidic Acid

    24. Aminoglycosides

    25. Tetracyclines and Chloramphenicol

    26. Rifamycins

    27. Metronidazole

    28. Macrolides, Clindamycin, and Ketolides

    29. Glycopeptides (Vancomycin and Teicoplanin), Streptogramins (Quinupristin-Dalfopristin), and Lipopeptides (Daptomycin)

    30. Polymyxins (Polymyxin B and Colistin)

    31. Oxazolidinones

    32. Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim

    33. Quinolones

    34. Unique Antibacterial Agents

    35. Urinary Tract Agents: Nitrofurantoin and Methenamine

    36. Topical Antibacterials

    37. Antimycobacterial Agents

    38. Drugs Active Against Fungi, Pneumocystis and Microsporidia

    39. Drugs for Malaria

    40. Drugs for Parasites Other Than Malaria

    41. Drugs for Helminths

    42. Antiviral Drugs General Principles

    43. Antivirals Against Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses

    44. Antivirals Against Herpes Viruses

    45. Antivirals Against Hepatitis Viruses

    46. Other Antiviral Drugs

    47. Immunomodulators

    48. Hyperbaric Oxygen

    49. Complementary and Alternative Medicines for Infectious Diseases

    50. Antimicrobial Management: Cost and Resistance

    51. Interpretation of Clinical Trials of Antimicrobial Agents

    52. Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy

    53. Tables of Antimicrobial Agent Pharmacology

    Part II Major Clinical Syndromes

    Section A. Fever

    54. Temperature Regulation and the Pathogenesis of Fever

    55. Fever of Unknown Origin

    56. The Acutely Ill Patient with Fever and Rash

    Section B. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

    57. The Common Cold

    58. Pharyngitis

    59. Acute Laryngitis

    60. Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis (Croup)

    61. Otitis Externa, Otitis Media, and Mastoiditis

    62. Sinusitis

    63. Epiglottitis

    64. Infections of the Oral Cavity, Neck, and Head

    Section C. Pleuropulmonary and Bronchial Infections

    65. Acute Bronchitis

    66. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Bronchitis, and Acute Exacerbations

    67. Bronchiolitis

    68. Acute Pneumonia

    69. Empyema and Pleural Effusion

    70. Lung Abscess

    71. Chronic Pneumonia

    72. Cystic Fibrosis

    Section D. Urinary Tract Infections

    73. Urinary Tract Infections

    Section E. Sepsis

    74. Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, and Septic Shock

    Section F. Intra-Abdominal Infection

    75. Peritonitis and Intraperitoneal Abscesses

    76. Infections of the Liver and Biliary System

    77. Pancreatic Infections

    78. Splenic Abscess

    79. Appendicitis

    80. Diverticulitis and Typhlitis

    Section G. Cardiovascular Infections

    81. Endocarditis and Intravascular Infections

    82. Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis

    83. Infections of Non-Valvular Cardiovascular Devices

    84. Prophylaxis of Infective Endocarditis

    85. Myocarditis and Pericarditis

    86. Mediastinitis

    Section H. Central Nervous System Infections

    87. Approach to the Patient with Central Nervous System Infection

    88. Acute Meningitis

    89. Chronic Meningitis

    90. Encephalitis, Myelitis, and Neuritis

    91. Brain Abscess

    92. Subdural Empyema, Epidural Abscess, and Intracranial Suppurative Thrombophlebitis

    93. Cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections

    Section I. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

    94. Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Subcutaneous Tissue Infections

    95. Myositis

    96. Lymphadenitis and Lymphangitis

    Section J. Gastrointestinal Infections and Food Poisoning

    97. Principles and Syndromes of Enteric Infection

    98. Esophagitis

    99. Nausea, Vomiting, and Noninflammatory Diarrhea

    100. Inflammatory Enteritides

    101. Enteric Fever and Other Causes of Abdominal Symptoms with Fever

    102. Food Poisoning

    103. Tropical Sprue/Enteropathy

    Section K. Bone and Joint Infections

    104. Infectious Arthritis

    105. Osteomyelitis

    106. Orthopedic Implant Infections

    Section L. Diseases of the Reproductive Organs and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    107. Genital Skin and Mucous Membrane Lesions

    108. Urethritis

    109. Vulvovaginitis and Cervicitis

    110. Infections of the Female Pelvis

    111. Prostatitis, Epididymitis, and Orchitis

    Section M. Eye Infections

    112. Introduction to Ocular Infections

    113. Microbial Conjunctivitis

    114. Microbial Keratitis

    115. Endophthalmitis

    116. Infectious Causes of Uveitis

    117. Periocular Infections

    Section N. Hepatitis

    118. Hepatitis

    Section O. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    119. Global Perspectives on Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    120. Epidemiology and Prevention

  • John E. Bennett, MD, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, Raphael Dolin, MD, Maxwell Finland Professor of Medicine (Microbiology & Molecular Genetics), Harvard Medical School; Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Martin J. Blaser, MD, Henry Rutgers Chair of the Human Microbiome, Professor of Medicine and Microbiology - RWJNS, Director, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey
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