The 48th edition of the leading clinical reference on treatment of infectious diseases and anti-infective drug information will be released in late winter or early spring. Helpful in day-to-day practice and as a component of your organization’s antimicrobial stewardship program, the Sanford Guide provides valuable guidance in the age of antibiotic resistance. Popular with physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other clinicians, the Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy provides information that is convenient, concise, and reliable.
Available in print in pocket size, spiral bound and large library editions.
What’s new in 2018:
Table 1: meningitis, otitis media, diarrhea, cystitis, UTIs, endocarditis, CAP/HAP/VAP, SBP, appendicitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, bites, oroya fever/verruga peruna, necrotizing fasciitis, septic shock, thrombophlebitis, botulism
Table 2: resistant bacteria, including GNB
Table 3: duration of therapy updated throughout
Table 4: organism coverage expanded, drugs added (new and old)
Table 5B: complete update
Table 9A: recent drugs added
Table 10A: recent drugs added, e.g., mero-vabor, delaflox, pip-tazo dosing updated, colistin dosing updated, including inhalation (10F)
Table 11: Isavuconazole indications and dosing
Table 13: giardia, leishmaniasis, microsporidiosis, malaria, trematodes, cestodes; antiparasitic drug updates (13B, 13D)
Table 14A: MERS, enterovirus, HSV aseptic meningitis, influenza
Table 14B: new HCV, CMV drugs
Table 14C: new ARV drugs
Table 14F: updated HCV treatment regimens and recommendations
Table 15A: post-splenectomy bacteremia, asplenia, sickle cell disease
Table 15B: colorectal, OB-Gyn, ophthalmic and general comments
Table 16: added peds dosing for additional antibacterials, ARVs, antivirals
Table 17: renal adjustments for ceftaz-avi, mero-vabor, delaflox
Table 17C: updated obesity dose adjustments
Table 17D: NEW list of antibacterials with no need to adjust dose for obesity
Table 19: comprehensive update to treatment of CAPD peritonitis
Table 22: added recent drugs
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Guide for Primary Care, second edition, covers the diagnosis and treatment of STDs and other information critical to patient care and reflects the last five years of significant changes in information about STDs. Updated to reflect the 2010 Center for Disease Control Guidelines on the Treatment of STDs, this book also contains new information about:
-the epidemiology of herpes virus infections
-expedited partner therapy
-changes in recommendations for HPV vaccination for men
-changes in resistance patterns for antimicrobial therapy for gonorrhea and chlamydia
-treatment recommendations for bacterial vaginosis
-treatment recommendations for genital warts
In order to better meet clinician needs, the book has been streamlined to quickly convey critical, evidence-based information. Whether seeking information about particular conditions (including HPV, herpes, syphilis, trichomoniasis, HIV and AIDS, and others) or related patient issues (such as STD exposure evaluation and evaluation of sexual assault), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, second edition, contains the knowledge doctors need in a friendly, to-the-point format.
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An essential resource for practitioners in infectious diseases and microbiology, studying for the new FRCPath Part 1 infection examination accredited by the Royal College of Pathologists, and trainees sitting the membership exams of the Royal College of Physicians. Including over 300 multiple choice questions in an exam-style Q&A format, this guide provides an invaluable revision platform for domestic and international trainees alike, with scope to present infection-based support for other medical specialties, where infection forms a core component, including intensive care. Authored by leading specialists in infectious diseases and microbiology, this invaluable training guide is the first of its kind to cover both undergraduate and postgraduate material in infectious diseases. Mapping directly from the FRCPath and RCP infection curricula, students are able to explore areas of curriculum to gain knowledge and optimise decision-making skills, under pressure.
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Over 99% of the world’s population is infected with at least one potentially cancer-causing organism. It is vital for nurses and other healthcare professionals to be aware of the extent of infection-associated cancer and of how they can contribute to prevention of such cancers.
Infectious Causes of Cancer, aimed principally at nurses and other healthcare professionals, considers the epidemiology and biology of infectious causes of cancer. It examines each of the infectious agents associated with an increased risk of cancer, discussing epidemiology of the infection and cancer, pathophysiology of the cancer, mechanisms, associated risk factors, and prevention of the infection and cancer.
- A comprehensive and accessible guide to infection associated cancer and how to contribute to prevention
- A must-have for students or healthcare professionals working in oncology, primary care or health promotion
- Brings together all the up-to-date science, evidence and research related to infections and cancer in one publication
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An A-Z encyclopedia covering all aspects of infectious diseases and their prevention, offering historical and technical background with a balanced discussion of discoveries, developments, and prognoses. This second edition of Salem Health: Infectious Diseases & Conditions presents essays on a variety of topics in infectious, or communicable, diseases. Original articles have been updated and new articles added to bring the content up to date. Scope & Coverage This A-Z encyclopedia arranges 632 essays covering all aspects of infectious diseases. This title surveys infectious disease from a variety of perspectives, offering historical and technical (disease-specific) background with a balanced discussion of discoveries, developments, and prognoses. Essays on specific diseases and conditions constitute the core coverage and range from discussions of the common, such as acne and influenza, to the rare, such as prion diseases and necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating bacteria. The set also includes essays reflecting the global reach of infectious disease, exploring topics such as emerging and reemerging infectious diseases, developing countries, epidemics and pandemics, endemic diseases, tropical medicine, globalization, neglected tropical diseases, water quality and treatment, sanitation, and travel. Prominent in the set is discussion of the work of the World Health Organization and other such global health agencies. Organization & Format Essays vary in length from one to five pages. Every essay begins with ready-reference top matter: Category – lists the focus of the essay (Diagnosis, Diseases and conditions, Epidemiology, Immune response, Pathogen, Prevention, Transmission, and Treatment; Also Known As – provides alternative names used; Transmission Route – is listed for pathogen essays; Anatomy or System Affected – lists areas of the body affected for diseases and conditions essays; Definition – introduces, defines, and describes essay topic; Essays on disease and conditions provide information in the following text subsections: Causes Risk Factors Symptoms Screening and Diagnosis Treatment and Therapy Prevention and Outcomes Pathogen essays include Natural Habitat and Features as well as a sidebar providing the pathogen’s taxonomic classification, listing information on genus and species, among other ranks. Topical Subheads and explanation of Impact are included in essays covering diagnosis, epidemiology, immune response, prevention, and treatment. All essays conclude with Contributor Byline, Further Reading, Web Sites of Interest, and See Also. Special Features Key Terms and Facts Newsworthy Topics Questions to Ask One’s Health Care Provider Tables and Statistical Data Photographs, Charts and other Media Reference Tools (glossary, bibliography, resources, web sites, medical journals, pharmaceutical list) and Historical Resources (timeline of major developments in infectious disease, biographical dictionary of scientists in infectious disease, Nobel Prize for discoveries in infectious disease) finalize Volume 3, as well as three indexes for subject, category, and entries by anatomy or system affected. The essays were written for non-specialists by medical professionals such as doctors, nurses, clinical practitioners, researchers, and therapists, as well as professors in science and medicine and professional medical writers. Salem Health: Infectious Diseases & Conditions will interest science and premedical students, students of epidemiology and public health, students of global and tropical medicine, public library patrons, and librarians building collections in science and medicine.
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