More Details about Evidence Based Infectious Diseases 3rd Edition

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Author(s)Dominik Mertz and Fiona Smaill and Nick Daneman
PublisherJOHN WILEY
Edition3rd Edition
ISBN9781119260318
Pages336
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearAugust 2018

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Written by an international team of authors specializing in microbiology and infectious disease, this new edition of Evidenced-based Infectious Diseases presents practical, up-to-date information on the care of individual patients suffering from infectious diseases. Each chapter addresses a series of focused clinical questions addressed in a systematic fashion, including a comprehensive literature search, and a rating of the quality of evidence using principles of the GRADE framework. Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases is the ideal reference work for all those involved with microbiology, infectious diseases, and clinical management. About the Author Edited by Dr. Dominik Mertz, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, McMaster University and Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Dr. Fiona Smaill, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University and Medical Microbiologist, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Dr. Nick Daneman, Clinician-Scientist, Division of Infectious Diseases, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Contributors vii Preface xi 1 Introduction to Evidence‐based Infectious Diseases 1 Dominik Mertz, Nick Daneman, and Fiona Smaill Part 1 Specific Diseases 11 2 Skin and Soft‐tissue Infections 13 Douglas Austgarden and Guilio DiDiodato 3 Bone and Joint Infections 23 Nora Renz and Andrej Trampuz 4 Infective Endocarditis 37 Bahareh Ghadaki and Deborah Yamamura 5 Meningitis and Encephalitis 53 Christopher E. Kandel and Wayne L. Gold 6 Community‐acquired Pneumonia 73 Mark Downing and Jennie Johnstone 7 Healthcare‐associated Pneumonia 81 Jennie Johnstone and Mark Downing 8 Tuberculosis 87 Peter Daley and Marek Smieja 9 Clostridium Difficile Infection in Adults 99 Louis Valiquette 10 Urinary Tract Infections 107 Thomas Fekete 11 Sexually Transmitted Infections 127 Courtney A. Thompson, Darrell H. S. Tan, and Kaede Sullivan 12 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) 149 Ali Amini, Monique Andersson, Ravindra Gupta, and Brian Angus 13 Hepatitis 181 Lise Bondy and Michael S. Silverman 14 Influenza 193 Ashley Roberts and Joanne M. Langley 15 Critical Care 201 Bram Rochwerg and Jocelyn A. Srigley Part 2 Special Populations 215 16 Infection Prevention and Control 217 Graham M. Snyder and Eli N. Perencevich 17 Antimicrobial Stewardship 235 Alainna J. Jamal and Andrew M. Morris 18 Infections in Neutropenic Hosts 251 Eric J. Bow 19 Infections in General Surgery 269 Paul A. Moroz and Christine H. Lee 20 Infections in Healthcare Workers 279 Gregory W. Rose Index 287