Widely used by students residents generalists and specialists Netter’s Infectious Diseases 2nd Edition delivers must-know information on infectious diseases in a highly illustrated easily accessible format. Concise visual overviews of essential topics provide a convenient trustworthy way to review the basics of a given infectious disease or issue or to share with patients or staff. Drs. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens cover the basics of this complex field using memorable illustrations by world-renowned artist Frank H. Netter and others offering a time-saving authoritative look at infectious diseases life cycles clinical presentations and pathophysiology.
- Covers major conditions and problems including vaccine-preventable diseases, drug-resistant staph and TB infections, pandemic flu, echinococcosis, and Chagas disease.
- Includes new clinical vignettes added to most chapters, plus updated and expanded coverage of vector-borne diseases including Zika infections and congenital Zika syndrome; yellow fever; Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme disease; Ebola virus outbreaks and a new vaccine, and much more.
- Features new chapters on cholera and neural angiostrongyliasis (rat lungworm disease), as well as new coverage of COVID-19.
- Features unparalleled illustrations by Drs. Frank H. Netter, Carlos Machado, and others, as well as radiologic images.
- Provides 24 printable patient education brochures on Expert Consult.
- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Edited by Elaine C. Jong, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine; Director, Hall Health Primary Care Center; Medical Director, UW Campus Health Services; Director Emeritus, UW Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinic, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA and Dennis L. Stevens, MD, PhD MD, PhD, Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, ID Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, Idaho