Fully reviewed and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology maintains its position as the must-have guide to all aspects of infectious diseasesand microbiology. Reflecting the current approach to joint postgraduate training programmes, the handbook takes an integrated approach to both subjects. It covers the basic principles ofbacteriology and virology, along with specific guidance on individual diseases and conditions, all in the accessible Oxford Handbook style.
Now including new topics on important subjects such as microbiology specimen collection, commonly used media, molecular diagnostics, and antimicrobials in pregnancy, as well as incorporatingnew guidelines from WHO, NICE, and BASHH among others, this handbook ensures that the informaiton you need is accessible, clear, and easy-to-understand.
Practical and comprehensive, this handbook includes coverage of National Frameworks and current legislation, together with information on topical issues such as bioterrorism and preventativemedicine. Fully reviewed by specialist senior readers, and with useful links to up-to-date clinical information and online resources, this is an important addition to the Oxford Handbook Series.
Table of contents
1: Basic antimicrobials
5: Antiparasitic therapy
6: Infection control
2: Systemic microbiology
3: Clinical syndromes
14: Respiratory, head, and neck infections
15: Cardiovascular infections
16: Gastrointestinal infections
17: Urinary tract infections
18: Sexually transmitted infections
19: Neurological infections
20: Ophthalmological infections
21: Skin and soft tissue infections
22: Bone and joint infections
23: Pregnancy and childhood
24: Immunodeficiency and HIV
25: Health protection