Lecture Notes on Infectious Diseases This core text provides an
excellent concise introduction to infectious diseases. The book
integrates basic science with clinical practice with
disease-orientated descriptions and clinical presentations on a
system-by-system basis. It is therefore ideal for both the student
and the practitioner. For this new sixth edition the text has been
brought fully up to date throughout. The highly structured and
improved text is designed to facilitate easy access to information,
making the book an ideal resource for clinical attachments and
revision. There is a new chapter that covers infections in special
groups, as well as coverage of sepsis and septic shock. The
Introductory chapter also takes into account new control measures,
emerging infections, and infections linked with bioterrorism.
Information on global occurrence is added to the epidemiology
sections where relevant and web site information has been included
to provide up-to-date resources on fast moving topics such as AIDS,
and travel-related infections such as SARS. The result is a text
that is a compact yet comprehensive guide to infectious diseases.
It will appeal to medical students, junior doctors, general
practitioners, and allied health professionals who want a concise
introduction to the subject or an ideal revision companion.