Infectious Diseases as only Harrisons can cover them
A Doody’s Core Title for 2017!
Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to infectious diseases derived from Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrisons DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrisons. You will find 137 chapters from more than 190 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation.
Current, complete coverage of need-to-know topics, including infections in organ systems, bacterial infections, viral infections, prion diseases, fungal infections, and protozoal infections
Addresses underlying epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, and genetic factors
Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management
Includes special update on Zika virus etiology, clinical manifestations, and complications
The chapter on HIV infections and AIDS by Anthony Fauci and Dr. H. Clifford Lane is widely considered to be a classic in the field
Two chapters comprise atlases of images that will prove invaluable in clinical assessments
High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards
Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance