Clinical Microbiology 2nd Edition eBook PDF Free Download
Edited by Keith Struthers
Published by CRC Press
About the Book
This Clinical Microbiology, 2nd Edition is edited by Keith Struthers. This Second Edition provides a convenient introduction to the basic science of medical microbiology and how this relates to clinical practice. Expanded from the prize-winning first edition to cover virology and parasitology in addition to bacteriology, this second editions explains the essentials of microbial infection and continues to provide a sound basis for developing logical diagnostic and management strategies, including the critical area of antibiotic usage. Section One focuses on the clinical with chapters centred around infections of the organ systems, while full coverage of the scientific aspects underpinning microbial disease follows in Section Two.
Concise, accessible and highly-illustrated introduction to this burgeoning and complex field.
Ideal for medical and biomedical science students irrespective of course style, trainees in medicine, laboratory science and public health, and other health professionals looking for a convenient overview of the subject.
Centred on common conditions, organisms, and antibiotics, while also highlighting less common infections to act as an alert when considering the differential diagnosis in a patient.
Provides the necessary information, using illustrations wherever possible, to develop appropriate knowledge for a safe approach to the diagnosis and treatment infections without unwieldy and overwhelming detail.
Clinically focused, presenting the relevant basic science that underpins clinical practice at an appropriate level for the non-specialist.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
Section I Clinical Aspects of Microbial Infection
Introduction to Clinical Microbiology
Anti-Infective Guidelines in the Hospital
The Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Preventing Disease and Infection Control
Infections of the Blood
Infections of the Urinary Tract
Infections of the Respiratory Tract
Infections of the Liver including Viral Hepatitis
Infections of the Nervous System
Infections of the Skin, Soft Tissues, Bones and Joints
Infections in a Modern Society
Section II Scientific Basis of Microbial Infection
The Structure and Function of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell
The Classification of Bacteria, Fungi and Parasites
The Structure and Replication of Viruses
How Organisms Cause Disease
The Science of Anti-infective Agents and Resistance
For Whom is this Book For
Format of the eBook: PDF Size: 33.7 MB
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