A clinical focus, reader-friendly format, and international scope make this landmark, two-volume reference unique among encyclopedic infectious disease resources. More than 300 worldwide experts cover all aspects of the investigation, diagnosis, and clinical management of every infectious condition. Abundant "Practice Points" convey valuable clinical pearls from the authors. The comprehensively updated 2nd Edition features an even more geographically diverse set of contributors than its predecessor, as well as brand-new information on nosocomial infections, HIV/AIDS, and many other timely topics.
About the Author
Jonathan Cohen, Chairman, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Imperial College School of Medicine; Honorary Consultant Physician, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK; and William G Powderly, MD, Professor of Medicine, Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO