Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

By Thomas T. Yoshikawa, MD and Dean C. Norman, MD
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Thomas T. Yoshikawa and Dean C. Norman, is devoted to Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine. Articles in this issue include: Host Resistance and Immunology of Aging; Clinical Features of Infection; Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy; Bacterial Pneumonia; Tuberculosis; Intraabdominal Infections; Infectious Diarrhea: Clostridium Difficile and Norovirus; Urinary Tract Infection; Herpes Zoster; Bone and Joint Infections; Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Infections in the Long-Term Care Setting; and Vaccinations.

ISBN 9780323459655
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2016
Author Information By Thomas T. Yoshikawa, MD, Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles; Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California and Dean C. Norman, MD, Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Table of Content 1. Preface
2. Host Resistance and Immune Aging
3. Clinical Features of Infection in Older Adults
4. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy in Older Adults
5. Bacterial Pneumonia in Older Adults
6. Tuberculosis in Older Adults
7. Intraabdominal Infections in Older Adults
8. Infectious Diarrhea: Norovirus and Clostridium difficile in Older Adults
9. Urinary Tract Infections in the Older Adult
10. Herpes Zoster
11. Bone and Joint Infections in Older Adults
12. Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in Older Adults
13. Infections in Nursing Homes: Epidemiology and Prevention Programs
14. Vaccinations for the Older Adult
15. Index
Publication Date 20-07-2016
Stock Status In Stock
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