Prepared by residents and fellows, this consult manual covers the full spectrum of infectious disease problems. It offers clinicians valuable assistance in determining what infections the patient is at risk for, where and how (s)he acquired the infection, how to evaluate and manage the patient, and what complications to expect. Chapters on infections of each organ system begin with an approach to that organ system. Other topics covered include bioterrorism, sexually transmitted diseases, brucellosis, systemic mycoses, immunizations, and antimicrobials.... the patient is placed in a negative-pressure room, and all visitors must wear an N95 mask when entering the room. ... injection drug users, children alt;4yrs, and persons who work or live in situations that may put them at risk for exposure to TB .
|Title||:||The Washington Manual Infectious Diseases Subspecialty Consult|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005|