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Infections of the Central Nervous System

Infections of the Central Nervous System

Fourth edition

by W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley and Christina M. Marra

928 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm, 382

928 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm, 382 illustrations

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781451173727
  • May 2014


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Tap into the gold standard on central nervous system infections: Infections of the Central Nervous System , 4e is now fully revised and updated to accommodate the wealth of new CNS information discovered over the past decade. More than 90 leading experts contribute chapters, providing comprehensive, up-to-date information. With a broad scope and thorough detail, the text addresses pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and therapy of various CNS infections and related conditions.

  • Every chapter has been extensively revised and updated, nearly half with new author teams
  • NEW chapter on acute encephalitis
  • NEW clinical information on treatment of tuberculosis, non-tubercular mycobacterial infections, brain abscess, and Lyme disease
  • NEW color design and color images
  • Numerous diagrams, figures, tables, illustrations and photographs demonstrate the content
  • Evidence-based references

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future reference