Infectious Disease Diagnosis, The: A Case Approach

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: David, Michael; Benoit, Jean-Luc

ISBN: 978-3-31-964905-4

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

Doody Core Title
Score:

  • Score: 2.67 (Infectious Disease)
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Description

Specifically designed for quick, practical use
Serves as an excellent resource for professionals of all experience levels and needs
Written by experts in their field

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.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: David, Michael; Benoit, Jean-Luc
ISBN: 978-3-31-964905-4
Specialty:
Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 272
Illustrations: 80
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

Doody Core Title
Score:
  • 2.67 (Infectious Disease)
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