• Fields Virology

    Fields Virology, 6e

    David M. Knipe, Peter Howley

    Fields Virology is the authoritative reference book for virology, providing definitive coverage of all aspects of virology, including thorough coverage of virus biology as well as replication and medical aspects of specific virus families.  With the regular outbreaks of influenza, noroviruses as well as other emerging and re-emerging viruses it is essential to have the most up-to-date information available.

    With this Sixth Edition, all chapters have been completely updated, an important new emphasis has been placed on virus discovery and emerging viruses. Viruses associated with cancer, including the new human polyomaviruses, are highlighted in this Sixth Edition and new chapters have been added on circoviruses and mimiviruses. 

    While the main focus of this edition continues to be on viruses, information on prions and the infectious spongiform encephalopathies are also included. 

    This is a 2-volume set.

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  • Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

    Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians, 2e

    The ABCs of Choosing the Right Antibacterial Agent

    Alan R. Hauser

     Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians, Second Edition, shows you how to apply your knowledge of pharmacology and microbiology in order to select the appropriate antibiotic.  Rather than rely on rote memorization, you’ll learn the underlying rationale for treatment of common infectious diseases and pathogens. The text focuses on antibacterial agents, examining individual antibiotics and antibiotic classes as well as definitive and empiric therapies—providing a framework for prescription and clinical preparation for students training to be physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacologists, or medical technologists. Clinicians also rely on Antibiotic Basics for quick reference or review.

     The Second Edition includes current research and new approaches to emerging resistant organisms such as community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing bacteria.  In addition, the book has been updated to reflect changes in treatment guidelines, including new guidelines for Clostridium difficile colitis and urinary tract infections.

     

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  • Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine

    Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine, 6e

    Daniel Amsterdam
    Apply the newest approaches to evaluate microbial susceptibility.
     
    Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine has been the defining reference source on evaluating the effectiveness of antibiotic compounds in treating infectious diseases for over 35 years. This thoroughly updated 6th Edition, edited by Daniel Amsterdam and featuring contributions from an elite team of leading international experts, equips you with all the latest methods for analyzing the mechanisms of activity/resistance of various pathogens, assessing their susceptibility to potential treatments, and detecting drug resistance and multi-drug resistance.
    • New chapters explore the predictive value of in vitro laboratory testing, the challenges of developing antimicrobial stewardship, and the improvements in inpatient care that antimicrobial stewardship has fostered.
    • A greatly expanded and updated chapter on antivirals guides you through the most recently discovered treatments.
    • Comprehensive updates throughout put all of the most current knowledge and techniques in the field at your fingertips.
    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 tool 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 use
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  • Bennett & Brachman's Hospital Infections

    Bennett & Brachman's Hospital Infections, 6e

    William R. Jarvis

    The field of healthcare epidemiology and infection control has seen tremendous advances in the last decade.  Bennett & Brachman's Hospital Infections, 6e, now in vibrant full color, provides the most up-to-date information on all aspects of this vital topic. Written by the world’s foremost leaders in the field of nosocomial infections, this is your go-to text for preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs) in all inpatient and outpatient healthcare settings.

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  • Gantz's Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease

    Gantz's Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease, 6e

    James W. Myers, Jonathan P. Moorman, Cassandra D. Salgado

    Gantz’s Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease

    Sixth Edition

    Since publication of the First Edition in 1979, much has changed in the way we view, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases. 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.

     

    Actionable information from respected authors focuses on the areas that trainees most often find challenging. Virtually all chapters are new to this edition.  Selected annotated references focus on papers that provide clinical guidance. The book’s problem-oriented approach promotes critical thinking.

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  • Gorbach's 5-Minute Infectious Diseases Consult

    Gorbach's 5-Minute Infectious Diseases Consult, 2e

    Matthew E. Falagas, Eleftherios Mylonakis
    Using the two-page, templated organization of the 5-Minute Consult series, Gorbach's 5-Minute Infectious Diseases Consult, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage for clinicians dealing with infectious diseases. The two major sections of the book cover chief complaints and individual diseases and disorders. Additional materials include summary information about individual microorganisms as well as numerous elements related to drugs for infectious disorders. A team of international authorities provides actionable information, supported by current reearch and practice guidelines.
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  • Hand Hygiene

    Hand Hygiene

    Anatomical Chart CompanyC. Glen Mayhall
    This new chart provides accurate and easy-to-understand instruction on sanitizing hands in the health care workplace.
    It is a valuable resource for everyone who works with patients, comes in contact with sick people or wants to prevent the spread of infection. 
    Covers why hand hygiene is so important and when to practice hand hygiene. Clear illustrations and text show and describe both hand rubbing and
    hand washing techniques. Also contains reminders and tips. 

    Size 20" x 26"
    Laminated with 2 grommets at top for easy hanging
    made in USA
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  • High-Yield™ Immunology

    High-Yield™ Immunology, 2e

    Arthur G. Johnson

    This book extracts the most important information on immunology and presents it in a concise, uncluttered fashion to prepare students for USMLE. High-Yield™ means exactly that!

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  • Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control

    Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, 4e

    C. Glen Mayhall

    Discover a practical, multidisciplinary approach to the prevention and management of nosocomial infection.  Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Fourth Edition, continues to build upon its well-earned acclaim as the most comprehensive reference on hospital epidemiology and infection control.

     Over 150 leading authorities have contributed their expertise to the text, examining every type of nosocomial infection as well as issues relating to surveillance, prevention, and control of these infections in patients and in healthcare workers.

     This new edition features new or significantly increased coverage of emerging infectious diseases, avian influenza (“bird flu”), governmental regulation of infection control and payment practices related to hospital-acquired infections, molecular epidemiology, the increasing prevalence of community-acquired MRSA in healthcare facilities, system-wide infection control provisions for healthcare systems, hospital infection control issues following natural disasters, and antimicrobial stewardship in reducing the development of antimicrobial-resistant organisms.

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  • Infections of the Central Nervous System

    Infections of the Central Nervous System, 4e

    W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra
    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.
     
    Features:
    • 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 
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  • Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases

    Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases

    Lippincott
    Compliant with CDC and WHO guidelines, this new A-to-Z reference provides an overview of 160 infectious diseases, from the common cold and otitis media to MRSA and other newer threats, including Bartonella quintana. Presented in a highly visual format, each disease is showcased in a two-page spread, formatted with consistent headings to make locating critical information easy. The Safety, Alert,and Prevention icons draw attention to critical information, and special headings identify diseases with transmission-based precautions, which are discussed further under Nursing Considerations.
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    The book also includes special sections that discuss the appropriate use of antibiotic therapy in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance, review the newer antibiotic agents, and provide up-to-date information on immunizations, CDC guidelines for isolation precautions, and tips on how to provide safe patient care.

     

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  • Reese and Betts' A Practical Approach to Infectious Diseases

    Reese and Betts' A Practical Approach to Infectious Diseases, 5e

    Robert F. Betts, Stanley W. Chapman, Robert L. Penn
    Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible, and authoritative guide to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Leading experts present realistic clinical approaches to infectious disease problems seen in hospital and outpatient settings and offer up-to-the-minute advice on antimicrobial use--including specific recommendations on dosages, routes of administration, and duration of therapy. Chapters are written in a user-friendly outline format that is ideal for quick reference. This edition includes complete information on new diseases, new antibiotics, and HIV antiviral agents.
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  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Anatomical Chart

    Sexually Transmitted Infections Anatomical Chart, 2e

    Anatomical Chart Company

  • Understanding Hepatitis Anatomical Chart

    Understanding Hepatitis Anatomical Chart

    Anatomical Chart Company
    Understanding Hepatitis defines viral hepatitis and the types of hepatic viruses that cause this disease:
    Discusses modes of transmission of hepatitis
    Illustrates some of the the complications of hepatitis
     
    Also Illustrates:
    normal  anatomy of the liver, pancreas and surrounding structures, including veins and arteries
    shows 3 microscopic views of  liver biopsies: normal, mild hepatitis and moderate

    Explains the types of hepatitis viruses:
    • hepatitis A (HAV)
    • hepatitis B (HBV)
    • hepatitis C (HCV)
    • hepatitis D (HDV)
    • hepatitis E  (HEV)
    • hepatitis G (HGV)and TTV (Transfusion Transmitted Virus)
    Lists the signs and symptoms which progress by stages. 
     

    Made in USA

    Available in the following version:
    •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper       ISBN   9781587794179
    •   20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners     ISBN   9781587794186
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  • The Washington Manual of Infectious Disease Subspecialty Consult

    The Washington Manual of Infectious Disease Subspecialty Consult, 2e

    Nigar Kirmani, Keith Woeltje, Hilary Babcock

    The Washington Manual™ of Infectious Disease Subspecialty Consult

    Second Edition

     

    Created by faculty and fellows from the Infectious Diseases Division of Internal Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, this volume in the Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series is designed to provide quick access to the essential information needed to evaluate a patient on a subspecialty consult service.

     

    Inside you’ll find easy-to-follow guidance for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases likely to be seen by medical house officers and hospitalists. This quick reference features a revised outline format that presents information in a logical and readily accessible style. Updated content has been added to reflect advancing technologies and therapeutics.  Two-color design highlights and aids retention of essential material. Bulleted lists of common problems let users review salient points at a glance.

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