Comprehensive Review of Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition

Author :
By Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, Gerome V. Escota, Courtney Chrisler and Bethany Davies, MBBS, MD, MSc, FRCPath, MRCP, FHEA, PGCertMedEd
Perfect for board review or quick reference in clinical practice, Comprehensive Review of Infectious Diseases is a balanced, high-yield resource covering the full range of infectious disease topics. Whether you’re preparing for examinations or are ...view more

Perfect for board review or quick reference in clinical practice, Comprehensive Review of Infectious Diseases is a balanced, high-yield resource covering the full range of infectious disease topics. Whether you’re preparing for examinations or are looking for a concise resource to support your practice, this unique review contains precisely the information you need – from common infectious diseases concepts and conditions to hundreds of up-to-date review questions and answers for self-assessment and exam preparation.

ISBN :
9780323568661
Publication Date :
20-12-2019
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Perfect for board review or quick reference in clinical practice, Comprehensive Review of Infectious Diseases is a balanced, high-yield resource covering the full range of infectious disease topics. Whether you’re preparing for examinations or are looking for a concise resource to support your practice, this unique review contains precisely the information you need – from common infectious diseases concepts and conditions to hundreds of up-to-date review questions and answers for self-assessment and exam preparation.


Key Features
  • Covers the most frequently encountered concepts and conditions in infectious diseases.
  • Covers challenging areas frequently covered on the boards: clinically-relevant microbiology and ID pharmacology, HIV and antiretroviral therapy, infections in immunocompromised hosts, dermatologic manifestations of ID, infection mimics, infection control and prevention, and more.
  • Includes new and emerging topics such as neglected tropical diseases, bioterrorism, and emerging and re-emerging infections.
  • Provides 450 case-based, board-style multiple-choice questions and answers for test prep and self-assessment.
  • Facilitates quick review and maximum retention of information by including hundreds of high-quality illustrations, tables, high-yield boxes, and bulleted lists.
  • Contains practical tips for taking the boards, buzzwords and memory aids for board questions, and clinical and board pearls.
  • Edited and written by rising stars in the field of infectious diseases – authors who have recently taken the boards and excelled, and who understand the challenges posed by this complex field of study and practice.
  • Includes an Expert Consult™ eBook version with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Author Information
By Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease, Associate Director, Infectious Disease-Clinical Research Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, John T. Milliken Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri; Gerome V. Escota, Associate Professor of Medicine, Co-Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship, Division of Infectious Diseases, John T. Milliken Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri; Courtney Chrisler and Bethany Davies, MBBS, MD, MSc, FRCPath, MRCP, FHEA, PGCertMedEd, Senior Lecturer in Infection, Brighton and Sussex Medical School Falmer, Brighton, UK