Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 6th Ed.
Authors/Editor: James W. Myers MD; Jonathan P. Moorman MD; Cassandra D. Salgado MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 88
The sixth edition of this respected reference focuses on challenging clinical situations faced by practitioners of all levels who deal with infectious diseases.
The latest advances in the field are covered—from descriptions of newly recognized infectious agents, to the latest diagnostic tests and emerging treatments.
Topics of interest include: diagnostic and resistance testing in patients with AIDS, management of West Nile virus, malaria in travelers, pacemaker-related infections, needlestick injuries in healthcare workers, antibiotic dosing of obese patients, interpretation of MICs, and planning for bioterrorism defense.
Gantz's Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease