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Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine

3rd Edition

Edited by Burke A. Cunha, Burke A. Cunha

CRC Press

576 pages | 100 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2009-10-28
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A clinically focused overview of infectious disease and critical care medicine.

The Third Edition of Infectious Disease in Critical Care Medicine presents clear diagnostic methods, strategies, and knowledge on antimicrobials crucial to avoiding complications and ensuring patient recovery in the CCU.

Comprehensive yet succinct, this source discusses all clinical infectious diseases from pneumonia and empyema to central nervous system and antibiotic-related infections.

Highlights include:

  • the latest research on MRSA and VRE
  • 100 high quality illustrations
  • four new chapters on:
    • military TB
    • infections related to immunosuppressive immunomodulating agents
    • therapy for MRSA and VRE
    • therapy for MDR klebsiella, pseudomonas, and aceinetobacter

Table of Contents

PART I: DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH IN CRITICAL CARE

Clinical Approach to Fever in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Fever and Rash in Critical Care, Lee S. Engel, Charles V. Sanders, and Fred A. Lopez

Physical Exam Clues to Infectious Diseases and Their Mimics in Critical Care, Yehia Y. Mishriki

Ophthalmologic Clues to Infectious Diseases and Their Mimics in Critical Care, Cheston B. Cunha, Michael J. Wilkinson, and David A. Quillen

Radiology of Infectious Diseases and Their Mimics in Critical Care, Jocelyn A. Luongo, Orlando A. Ortiz, and Douglas S. Katz

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus/Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Colonization and Infection in the Critical Care Unit, C. Glen Mayhall

PART II: CLINICAL SYNDROMES IN CRITICAL CARE

Clinical Approach to Sepsis and Its Mimics in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Meningitis and Its Mimics in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha and Leon Smith

Encephalitis and Its Mimics in Critical Care, John J. Halperin

Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Nosocomial Pneumonia in Critical Care, Emilio Bouza and Almudena Burillo

Intravenous Central Line Infections in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Infective Endocarditis and Its Mimics in Critical Care, John L. Brusch

Intra-abdominal Surgical Infections and Their Mimics in Critical Care, Samuel E. Wilson

Clostridium difficile Infection in Critical Care, Karin I. Hjalmarson and Sherwood L. Gorbach

Urosepsis in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Severe Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Critical Care, Mamta Sharma and Louis D. Saravolatz

PART III: DIFFICULT DIAGNOSTIC PROBLEMS IN CRITICAL CARE

Tropical Infections in Critical Care, MAJ Robert Wood-Morris, LTC Michael Zapor, David R. Tribble, and Kenneth F. Wagner

Infections in Cirrhosis in Critical Care, Laurel C. Preheim

Severe Infections in Asplenic Patients in Critical Care, Mohammed S. Ahmed and Nancy Khardori

Infections in Burns in Critical Care, Steven E. Wolf, Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., and Seung H. Kim

Infections Related to Steroids in Immunosuppressive/Immunomodulating Agents in Critical Care, Lesley Ann Saketkoo and Luis R. Espinoza

Infections in Organ Transplants in Critical Care, Patricia Mun˜oz, Almudena Burillo, and Emilio Bouza

Miliary Tuberculosis in Critical Care, Helmut Albrecht

Bioterrorism Infections in Critical Care, Dennis J. Cleri, Anthony J. Ricketti, and John R. Vernaleo

PART IV: ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY

Selection of Antibiotics in Critical Care, Divya Ahuja, Benjamin B. Britt, and Charles S. Bryan

Antimicrobial Therapy of VRE and MRSA in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Antibiotic Therapy of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Acinetobacter baumannii in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Antibiotic Kinetics in the Febrile Multiple-System Trauma Patient in Critical Care, Donald E. Fry

Antibiotic Therapy in the Penicillin Allergic Patient in Critical Care, Burke A. Cunha

Adverse Reactions to Antibiotics in Critical Care, Eric V. Granowitz and Richard B. Brown

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED015000
MEDICAL / Critical Care
MED022090
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases