This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases.
Beginning with an overview, the following chapters provide in depth coverage of different types of infectious disease, from mosquito and tick-borne conditions, human and animal bites, and mycobacterial infections, to viruses, parasites, tuberculosis, meningitis, and much more.
Complete chapters are dedicated to hospital-acquired infections and infections in transplant recipients. The final section discusses vaccinology. Each topic is enhanced by the latest clinical information, diagnostic challenges, and new insights on disease control.
The thorough text is highly illustrated with clinical images and tables to assist learning.
Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management of infectious diseases
Covers numerous infections from different sources
Includes chapters dedicated to hospital-acquired infections
Topics enhanced by latest clinical information, diagnostic challenges, and new insights on disease control
MI Sahadulla MD FRCP FRCP MBA
Chairman and Managing Director, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Healthcare Group, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
1. An Overview 2. Febrile Illnesses 3. Fever Beyond Malaria in Indian Hospital Settings 4. Mosquito-borne Diseases 5. Tick-borne Diseases 6. Hemorrhagic Febrile Viral Illnesses 7. Bacterial Sepsis/Meningitis: Targeted, Empiric and Specific Antibiotics 8. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Adults/Children 9. Animal and Human Bites and Scratches 10. Acute Pharyngitis, Otitis Media and Mastoiditis 11. Infections of the Respiratory System 12. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection 13. Childhood Tuberculosis 14. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections 15. Infective Endocarditis Prevention 16. Gastrointestinal Infections 17. Urinary Tract Infections 18. Bone and Joint Infections 19. Viral Infections (Systemic) 20. Fungal Infections (Systemic) 21. Parasitic Infections 22. Hospital-acquired Infections and Healthcare-associated Infections 23. Doctrine in Anti-infective Therapy and Newer Drugs 24. Infections in Transplant Recipients 25. Repeated Infections (Due to Immunodeficiencies) 26. Reproductive and Obstetrical Infectious Diseases 27. Prion Diseases of the Central Nervous System (Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease) 28. Microbiome (Bacterial Community Interactions: Human Microbiota, Human Microbiome, Biofilms) 29. Vaccinology: Principles and Practice Index