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TitleClinical Approach to Infection in the Compromised Host [electronic resource] / edited by Robert H. Rubin, Lowell S. Young
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1994
Edition Third Edition
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Descript XXVII, 752 p. online resource


Ẁith admirable clarity the authors-all highly regarded experts in their respective fields-present the clinician with a supremely readable and practical text. The emphasis here is pragmatic, although there is sufficient pathogenesis and physiology to provide a fine balance.'-Journal of the American Medical Association, from a review of the second edition. This updated and profusely illustrated edition is 75% larger than its first incarnation. New coverage includes transplantation medicine, AIDS, patient management, and host-parasite interactions


1 Introduction -- 2 Epidemiology and Prevention of Infection in the Compromised Host -- 3 Defects in Host Defense Mechanisms -- 4 Fever and Septicemia -- 5 Dermatologic Manifestations of Infection in the Compromised Host -- 6 Clinical Approach to the Compromised Host with Fever and Pulmonary Infiltrates -- 7 Central Nervous System Infection in the Immunocompromised Host -- 8 Fungal Infections in the Immunocompromised Host -- 9 Mycobacteriosis and Nocardiosis in the Immunocompromised Host -- 10 Pneumocystis carinii and Parasitic Infections in the Immunocompromised Host -- 11 Legionellosis in the Compromised Host -- 12 Viral Hepatitis in the Compromised Host -- 13 Herpes Group Virus Infections in the Compromised Host -- 14 Morbidity in Compromised Patients Related to Viruses Other Than Herpes Group and Hepatitis Viruses -- 15 Pathogenesis and Clinical Manifestations of HIV-1 Infection -- 16 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease and Its Complications -- 17 The Mucocutaneous Problems Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection -- 18 Treatment of Viral Infections in the Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patient -- 19 Infectious Complications in Children with Cancer and Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection -- 20 Infections Complicating Congenital Immunodeficiency Syndromes -- 21 Management of Infections in Leukemia and Lymphoma -- 22 Evaluation and Management of Patients with Collagen Vascular Disease -- 23 Infection Complicating Bone Marrow Transplantation -- 24 Infection in the Organ Transplant Recipient -- 25 Surgical Aspects of Infection in the Compromised Host

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