Created by faculty and fellows from the Infectious Diseases Division of Internal Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, this volume in the Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series is designed to provide quick access to the essential information needed to evaluate a patient on a subspecialty consult service.
Inside you’ll find easy-to-follow guidance for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases likely to be seen by medical house officers and hospitalists. This quick reference features a revised outline format that presents information in a logical and readily accessible style. Updated content has been added to reflect advancing technologies and therapeutics. Two-color design highlights and aids retention of essential material. Bulleted lists of common problems let users review salient points at a glance.
This quick reference features…
• Revised outline format presents information in a logical and readily accessible style.
• Updated content has been added to reflect advancing technologies and therapeutics.
• Two-color design highlights and aids retention of essential material
• Bulleted lists of common problems let users review salient points at a glance.
1. Approach to the Infectious Disease ConsultationÂ F. Matthew Kuhlmann and Hilary M. Babcock 2. The Acute Febrile Patient and SepsisÂ Stephen Y. Liang and Jay R. McDonald 3. Fever of Unknown Origin Stephen Y. Liang and Nigar Kirmani 4. Bacteremia and Infections of the Cardiovascular Systems Brent W. Wieland and Rachel Presti 5. Respiratory Infections Michael J. Durkin, Thomas C. Bailey, and Michael A. Lane 6. Infections of the Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Tract Zhuolin Han and Erik R. Dubberke 7. Urinary Tract Infections Amelia M. Kasper and Jeffrey P. Henderson 8. Infections of the Bone and Joint Molly F. Sarikonda and Jonas Marschall 9. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Molly F. Sarikonda and David J. Riddle 10. Central Nervous System Infections Susana Lazarte and Robyn S. Klein 11. Sexually Transmitted Infections Amelia M. Kasper and Hilary Reno 12. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Toshibumi Taniguchi and Diana Nurutdinova 13. Opportunistic Infections Associated with HIVÂ Toshibumi Taniguchi and Jessica R. Grubb 14. Infection in Non-HIV Immunocompromised HostsÂ Cynthia Johnson and Carlos Santos 15. Endemic MycosesÂ Brent W. Wieland and Keith F. Woeltje 16. Zoonotic Infections and EctoparasitesÂ Josu00e9 E. Hagan and Steven J. Lawrence 17. Protozoal InfectionÂ Luis A. Marcos and F. Matthew Kuhlmann 18. Helminthic Infections Luis A. Marcos and F. Matthew Kuhlmann 19. Infection Prevention Hitoshi Honda and Hilary M. Babcock 20. Antimicrobial Agents David J. Ritchie and Nigar Kirmani