Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Skin and soft-tissue infections
Chapter 3 Bone and joint infections
Chapter 4 Infective endocarditis
Chapter 5 Meningitis and encephalitis
Chapter 6 Community-acquired pneumonia
Chapter 7 Health-care associated pneumonia
Chapter 8 Tuberculosis
Chapter 9 Clostridium difficile infection
Chapter 10 Urinary tract infections
Chapter 11 Sexually transmitted infections
Chapter 12 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Chapter 13 Hepatitis
Chapter 14 Influenza
Chapter 15 Critical care
Chapter 16 Infection prevention and control
Chapter 17 Antimicrobial Stewardship
Chapter 18 Infections in neutropenic hosts
Chapter 19 Infections in general surgery
Chapter 20 Infections in healthcare workers
Written by an international team of authors specializing in microbiology and infectious disease, this new edition of Evidenced-based Infectious Diseases presents practical, up-to-date information on the care of individual patients suffering from infectious diseases. Each chapter addresses a series of focused clinical questions addressed in a systematic fashion, including a comprehensive literature search, and a rating of the quality of evidence using principles of the GRADE framework. Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases is the ideal reference work for all those involved with microbiology, infectious diseases, and clinical management.
About the Author
Dr. Dominik Mertz is an Associate Professor at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada (Division of Infectious Diseases) and acts as the Medical Director Infection Prevention and Control at Hamilton Health Sciences.
Dr. Fiona Smaill is a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada and a Medical Microbiologist for the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program.
Dr. Nick Daneman is a clinician scientist in the division of infectious diseases at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.