- Paperback: 336 pages
- Publisher: BMJ Books; 2 edition (September 29, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1405170263
- ISBN-13: 978-1405170260
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.7 inches
Publication Date: September 29, 2009 | ISBN-10: 1405170263 | ISBN-13: 978-1405170260 | Edition: 2
The fully updated Second Edition of this case-led text provides an excellent introduction to evidence-based Clinical Practice for the major areas of infectious disease management. The new edition takes on a brand new design and focus, making the book more accessible to junior doctors in infectious diseases and microbiology and general internists.
Edited and written by the world’s leading infectious disease specialists, Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases contains thoroughly revised clinical chapters, reporting on all new major trials and is ideal for; trainees and clinical instructors in infectious diseases and microbiology, internal medicine physicians and public health physicians.
"This edition has been updated and revised, with new chapters on influenza, critical care, and infections in long-term care, and a new section on acquired infection in transplantation. … Contributors work in infectious diseases, surgery, epidemiology, and other medical fields, around the world." (Book News, December 2009)
From the Back Cover
Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition, uses a unique case-led format to provide recommendations for optimal treatment of the individual patient. The approach is particularly appropriate for infectious disease management, where external circumstances are a major part of every case, and no one situation is typical. It is especially suitable for teaching how to put evidence-based medicine into clinical practice.
Updated and revised for its second edition, the book now offers new sections on:
This is an invaluable resource for all physicians and specialist staff working with in the wide field of infectious disease.
- the influenza pandemic
- infections in critical care
- long-term care in special populations
- acquired infection in transplantation
About the Author
Mark Loeb McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Fiona Smaill St Joseph's Hospital, Ontario, Canada
Marek Smieja St Joseph's Hospital, Ontario, Canada