Features of Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections 7th Edition PDF
Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections 7th Edition PDF-TUBERCULOSIS AND NONTUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIAL INFECTIONS
AND NONTUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIAL INFECTIONS
Complete coverage of every aspect of tuberculosis and related mycobacterial infections
“Tuberculosis appears to be as old as humanity itself.” Despite many advancements since the 1882 identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the causative agent of tuberculosis, it remains one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and threatens the effectiveness of our therapeutic arsenal. In 2015, 1.8 million people died of tuberculosis and almost half a million new cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis were diagnosed.
For Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections, Dr. Schlossberg assembled an international team of experts to write about nearly every facet of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections. In addition to presenting the latest clinical data, epidemiological findings, and policy and strategy recommendations of the World Health Organization, four new chapters cover topics of critical importance:
- The role of therapeutic drug monitoring in mycobacterial infections
- The public health issues of refugees and migrants, and their exposure and transmission of tuberculosis resulting from humanitarian crises
- Diabetes mellitus as a significant risk factor for tuberculosis
- The increased risk of tuberculosis reactivation in people taking tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitors and other biopharmaceuticals
Other chapters provide detailed information on the clinical, public health, and policy aspects of tracking and treating tuberculosis, including:
- The many presentations of tuberculosis, from pulmonary to ocular and cardiovascular to urogenital
- The complications that tuberculosis and antituberculosis therapy cause to the hematologic and endocrine systems
- Tuberculosis during pregnancy and in infants and children
- Treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
- Development of new vaccines
- Nontuberculous infections caused by mycobacteria found throughout our environment
The seventh edition of Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections is an essential resource for anyone working to prevent and treat tuberculosis and associated infections, from infectious disease specialists and pulmonologists to scientists, policymakers, and epidemiologists.
A truly modern book that offers students, practitioners, and all readers the chance for a full immersion into the science of tuberculosis.”
—MARIO RAVIGLIONE, MD, Global TB Programme, World Health Organization
“It’s difficult to improve on an already excellent book but Dr. Schlossberg and colleagues have done it again!”
—BURKE A. CUNHA, MD, MACP, Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop-University Hospital
“This comprehensive book remains the most popular reference among physicians treating tuberculosis.”
—LEONID HEIFETS, MD, National Jewish Hospital (from a previous edition)
“This book meets a demand for timely information…constitutes a ready and useful reference for general internists and primary care physicians.”
—ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE(from a previous edition)
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Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections 7th Edition PDF is one of the best medical books for students and professionals on the subject of Infectious Diseases. It is a must download.
Dr. Shope is an academic general pediatrician and Professor of Pediatrics at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
He served for 21 years in the U.S. Navy and held positions as Pediatric Residency Program Director (2004-2008) at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Va. and the Specialty Leader/Advisor to the Navy Surgeon General (2008-2011), managing and mentoring the Navy’s pediatricians.
Dr. Shope consulted for the Department of Defense child care system for 11 years and served on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Executive Committee of the Section on Early Education and Child Care, now the Council on Early Childhood.
He is a consultant for the Pennsylvania Chapter of the AAPs’ ECELS (Early Childhood Education Linkage System) program and advises the Pennsylvania Key in translating into practice the policies of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning.
Dr. Shope is a national expert on managing infectious diseases in group child care settings. He is the co-editor of the AAPs’ Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, now in its 5th edition and used by almost three-quarters licensed US child care centers; author of the AAP Red Book chapter, Children in Out-of-Home Child Care; Technical Panel Chair for Caring for Our Children, 4th edition; and is co-author of two online AAP educational modules: Curriculum for Managing Infectious Diseases in Early Education and Child Care Settings and Preventing and Managing Infectious Diseases in Early Education and Child Care. For nearly two decades, he has conducted annual educational sessions at national conferences and webinars, involving Head Start and other early childhood educators.
Dimensions and Characteristics of Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections 7th Edition PDF
- Publisher : ASM Press; 7th edition (June 20, 2017)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 800 pages
- International Standard Book Number-10 : 1555819850
- International Standard Book Number-13 : 978-1555819859
- Item Weight : 5.51 pounds
- Dimensions : 8.8 x 1.8 x 11.1 inches
- Book Name : Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections 7th Edition PDF
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I keep it ready to use in hospital!”
Anil Patel . “It arrived in time and perfect condition. The gave me what I needed most. I was looking hard for the latest patho-physiology including its immunological aspects. I was quite eager to understand NTM part in a neat compact form, that part also well served. Sone of the techniques of diagnosis and treatment is beyond my means and resorces here but they provide me a kind of standards which I sorely miss in India. It is very expensive book but I guess this is because the demand is limited. All in all it has served my purpose well”
Helps in day to day patient care”
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