Nanotechnology in Diagnosis  Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases Book

Nanotechnology in Diagnosis Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Mahendra Rai
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128014714

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Nanotechnology in Diagnosis Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases delivers comprehensive coverage of the application of nanotechnology to pressing problems in infectious disease. This text equips readers with cutting-edge knowledge of promising developments and future prospects in nanotechnology, paying special attention to microbes that are now resistant to conventional antibiotics, a concerning problem in modern medicine. Readers will find a thorough discussion of this new approach to infectious disease treatment, including the reasons nanotechnology presents a promising avenue for the diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis of infectious diseases. Provides a comprehensive overview of the use of nanotechnology in the treatment and diagnosis of infectious diseases Covers all common types of infective agents, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, along with their vectors, ticks, mosquitoes, flies, etc. Delivers commentary from an international researcher base, providing insights across differing economic statuses Includes a foundation of basic nanotechnological concepts to aid in designing new strategies to combat several pathogenic diseases and cancer Illustrates the high antimicrobial potential of nanoparticles, ultimately demonstrating how they are a promising alternative class that can be successfully used in fighting a myriad of infections

Disease Control Priorities  Third Edition  Volume 6  Book

Disease Control Priorities Third Edition Volume 6


  • Author : Prabhat Jha
  • Publisher : Disease Control Priorities
  • Release Date : 2017-12-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 506
  • ISBN 10 : 1464805261

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Disease Control Priorities Third Edition Volume 6 Excerpt :

Infectious diseases are the leading cause of death globally, particularly among children and young adults. The spread of new pathogens and the threat of antimicrobial resistance pose particular challenges in combating these diseases. Major Infectious Diseases identifies feasible, cost-effective packages of interventions and strategies across delivery platforms to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, malaria, adult febrile illness, viral hepatitis, and neglected tropical diseases. The volume emphasizes the need to effectively address emerging antimicrobial resistance, strengthen health systems, and increase access to care. The attainable goals are to reduce incidence, develop innovative approaches, and optimize existing tools in resource-constrained settings.

The Infectious Disease Diagnosis Book

The Infectious Disease Diagnosis


  • Author : Michael David
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319649061

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The Infectious Disease Diagnosis Excerpt :

This text uses cases to illustrate differential diagnoses of various infectious diseases. Unlike any other book on the market, this book is specifically designed for ease of use and can cater to a variety of medical professionals and their needs. The text features brief cases that allow for quick readability, an appendix particularly designed for cross-referencing cases with common symptoms, exposures, and putative diagnoses, bulleted conclusion points, and differential diagnoses tables. Each case is written by an expert in the field and includes a discussion that leads the reader through the logical process of deduction to narrow the diagnosis as well as the laboratory testing, physical examination findings, and elements of the patient’s history and exposures utilized to make a diagnosis. Chapters conclude with a focused review on a specific topic related to diagnosis, treatment, or prognosis that the case illustrates, including references for further reading on the topics from the literature. The Infectious Disease Diagnosis is an outstanding resource for infectious disease specialists, internal medicine physicians, emergency room staff, primary care and general practice physicians, family practitioners, consultants in infectious disease, medical students, residents, fellows, and trainees who diagnose patients.

A Rational Approach to Clinical Infectious Diseases Book

A Rational Approach to Clinical Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Zelalem Temesgen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-12-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323695794

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Written specifically for non-infectious disease specialists in both inpatient and outpatient settings, A Rational Approach to Clinical Infectious Diseases provides concise, practical guidance that mimics the decision-making process and reasoning employed by an ID physician. Using clear, understandable language, Dr. Zelalem Temesgen and his esteemed colleagues at the Mayo Clinic present the art and the context of infectious diseases together with the science, helping non-specialists apply a rational approach to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious conditions. Clearly explains the rationale of opting for one particular treatment or length of course over another in order to arrange appropriate management and follow-up. Provides focused ID decision support to questions such as: What diagnostic test should I order? What is the correct antibiotic for this patient/geographical region? Are IV or oral antibiotics most appropriate? How long should the antibiotic course be and when should it be de-escalated? What special considerations should be taken in immunocompromised patients? How often should complex infections be followed up? Uses a succinct, easy-to-read writing style, following a consistent format: Important characteristics/epidemiology; Clinical related data; Rash characteristics; Ancillary diagnostic studies; Treatment; and Other. Provides visual and quick-reference support with dozens of figures and tables throughout the text. Contains invaluable guidance to help non-specialists provide the best care for patients, stem antibiotic misuse and resistance, avoid adverse drug events, and avoid unnecessary costs.

Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection Book

Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2007-11-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309111140

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Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection Excerpt :

Early detection is essential to the control of emerging, reemerging, and novel infectious diseases, whether naturally occurring or intentionally introduced. Containing the spread of such diseases in a profoundly interconnected world requires active vigilance for signs of an outbreak, rapid recognition of its presence, and diagnosis of its microbial cause, in addition to strategies and resources for an appropriate and efficient response. Although these actions are often viewed in terms of human public health, they also challenge the plant and animal health communities. Surveillance, defined as "the continual scrutiny of all aspects of occurrence and spread of a disease that are pertinent to effective control", involves the "systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of health data." Disease detection and diagnosis is the act of discovering a novel, emerging, or reemerging disease or disease event and identifying its cause. Diagnosis is "the cornerstone of effective disease control and prevention efforts, including surveillance." Disease surveillance and detection relies heavily on the astute individual: the clinician, veterinarian, plant pathologist, farmer, livestock manager, or agricultural extension agent who notices something unusual, atypical, or suspicious and brings this discovery in a timely way to the attention of an appropriate representative of human public health, veterinary medicine, or agriculture. Most developed countries have the ability to detect and diagnose human, animal, and plant diseases. Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection: Assessing the Challenges-Finding Solutions, Workshop Summary is part of a 10 book series and summarizes the recommendations and presentations of the workshop.

Diagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease E Book Book

Diagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease E Book


  • Author : Richard L. Kradin
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2017-04-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323508674

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Diagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease E Book Excerpt :

Comprehensive and up to date, the Second Edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Disease, by Dr. Richard Kradin, is an invaluable tool for the accurate diagnosis of any infectious disease―from the common to the most challenging. The organ-based format makes it an especially useful tool for surgical pathologists’ daily diagnostic and management issues. High-quality, full-color illustrations and differential diagnosis tables accompany each lesion, clearly depicting how to recognize the morphology of organisms and the spectrum of histological responses that they may cause. Addresses the most difficult diagnostic issues that practicing or trainee surgical pathologists face when handling infectious disease tissue specimens. Highlights morphological characteristics and landmarks of tissue samples for easy access to information necessary for signing out a specimen. Emphasizes the host responses critical in differential diagnosis to serve as a second opinion when non-infectious diagnoses mimic and confound the diagnosis of infection. Completely revised with the latest diagnostic support and hot topics in the field: A new chapter on novel techniques in microbiology A new chapter on eye infections New coverage of immunohistochemical staining and other molecular diagnostic techniques New discussions of human papillomavirus, a critical tool in predictive cancer screening New information on infections in the immunocompromised host and related special considerations

Infectious Diseases Book

Infectious Diseases


  • Author : David C. Dale
  • Publisher : Webmd Prof Pub
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Communicable Diseases.
  • Pages : 716
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015056314803

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Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

Provides practical and current recommendations on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious disease. Its chapters cover such rapidly evolving subjects as bioterrorism, but also covers the mainstays of infectious disease, such as STDs and upper respiratory infections. This book includes, as well as viral, bacterial, fungal infections, slow virus, prions, and others. This book is also excerpted from the acclaimed, continually updated textbook of internal medicine, WebMD Scientific American Medicine

Equine Infectious Diseases E Book Book
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Equine Infectious Diseases E Book


  • Author : Debra C. Sellon
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455751150

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Equine Infectious Diseases E Book Excerpt :

Ideal for both practitioners and students, this comprehensive resource covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease in horses. Organized by infectious agent — virus, bacterial and rickettsial, protazoal, and fungal — it includes complete coverage of the individual diseases caused by each type of agent. A section on clinical problems examines conditions such as ocular infections, CNS infections, and skin infections. It also addresses the importance of preventing and controlling infectious disease outbreaks with coverage of epidemiology, biosecurity, antimicrobial therapy, and recognizing foreign equine diseases. Full-color photos and illustrations provide clear, accurate representations of the clinical appearance of infectious diseases. Features the most recent information on the global threat of newly emergent diseases such as African Horse Sickness. Includes a comprehensive section on the prevention and control of infectious diseases. More than 60 expert contributors share their knowledge and expertise in equine infectious disease. A companion CD-ROM, packaged with the book, includes complete references linked to PubMed.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Mycoses Book

Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Mycoses


  • Author : Duane R. Hospenthal
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-12-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 9781597453257

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Mycoses brings together globally-recognized mycoses experts to guide readers in the use of current knowledge in the field of medical mycology to manage those who suffer from fungal infections (mycoses). Often, diagnostic strategies and tests, including basic and directed culturing techniques, histopathology with standard and special stains, serological methods, and radiological studies all need to be considered and commonly combined to make the diagnosis of fungal infection. This volume first introduces and reviews these tools separately and then as they pertain to specific infections or groups of diseases. The volume consists of four parts. Parts I-III provide an overview of diagnostic and therapeutic tools, and part IV presents the human mycoses. Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Mycoses is meant to be a concise text that will provide the busy infectious disease, hematology–oncology, pulmonology, or critical care specialist a practical tool to diagnose and manage fungal infections. In addition, the depth of the material in the text will provide these and other medical specialists and trainees an excellent reference and learning resource.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections Book

Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections


  • Author : Duane R. Hospenthal
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 299
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319130903

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections Excerpt :

Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections, 2nd Edition is a thorough update to Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Mycoses. Globally recognized experts are brought together again to provide the latest research and clinical evidence on fungal infections and basic mycology. This concise text is divided into sections dedicated to the patient approach, laboratory and radiological diagnosis, antifungal agents, mycoses and instructive cases. Ideal for patient care or as a teaching guide, the busy infectious disease, hematology, oncology, pulmonology, or critical care specialist will find this resource to be a practical tool for diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with fungal infections.

Skin Infections Book

Skin Infections


  • Author : Brian J. Hall
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-04-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139479172

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This is the first textbook linking the two disciplines of dermatology and infectious diseases. As the number of elderly, AIDS, transplant and cancer surviving patients continues to rapidly increase worldwide, all medical personnel need to be able to rapidly recognize and treat infections. The skin is the most easily accessed and monitored of all organs and is often the first sign of infection. Knowledge of the integument's link to infection is a must for the modern medical nurse, nurse practitioner, medical student, resident and practitioner. To accomplish these goals, the text features authors from around the world who are considered experts in their various fields of expertise. The book is organized into types of infections, locations in the integument, and specific subpopulations of patients at risk and regional variations of infections.

Current Diagnosis   Treatment in Infectious Diseases Book

Current Diagnosis Treatment in Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Wilson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 850
  • ISBN 10 : 0071182853

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Current Diagnosis Treatment in Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

Numerous quick-access boxes and tables summarize key information on one of the leading causes of death. Covers the essentials of diagnosis, syndromes in children and adults, and treatments, including first and second-choice options. Blends practice-oriented, authoritative coverage with just the right amount of microbiology for understanding diagnostic and management decisions

Infectious Diseases Book

Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Sherwood L. Gorbach
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2546
  • ISBN 10 : 9780781733717

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Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

The Third Edition of this definitive reference provides comprehensive guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of every infectious disease seen in current clinical practice. More than 300 world-class practitioners detail the full range of clinical infections, microorganisms, diagnostic tests, and antimicrobial therapies. Coverage includes chapters on surgical infections written by preeminent surgeons and up-to-the-minute information on HIV infection. A comprehensive antimicrobial drugs section includes tables that provide at-a-glance prescribing information. New Third Edition chapters cover bioterrorism, hospital infections, emerging infections, human herpesvirus-8, West Nile virus, food safety, linezolid and quinupristin/dalfopristin, molecular diagnostics, and diagnostic significance of nonspecific laboratory abnormalities.