Netter's Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition

Edited by Elaine C. Jong, MD, FIDSA, FASTMH and Dennis L. Stevens, MD, PhD
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Widely used by students, residents, generalists, and specialists, Netter's Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition delivers must-know information on infectious diseases in a highly illustrated, easily accessible format. Concise visual overviews of essential topics provide a convenient, trustworthy way to review the basics of a given infectious disease or issue or to share with patients or staff. Drs. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens cover the wide spectrum of illness and disease in this complex field using memorable illustrations by world-renowned artist Frank H. Netter and others, offering a time-saving, authoritative look at infectious disease risk factors, clinical presentations, pathophysiology, and more.

Key Features
    • Covers major conditions and problems such as vaccine-preventable diseases, drug-resistant staph, community acquired pneumonia, surgical infections, pyelonephritis, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections-and provides updated approaches to diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and standards of care.
    • Includes new clinical vignettes added to most chapters.
    • Provides updated and expanded coverage of emerging infectious diseases such as multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), neuroangiostrongyliasis (rat lungworm disease), Ebola virus, Severe Acute Respiratory Disease (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Coronavirus Infectious Disease-2019 (COVID-19), and novel influenza viruses including public health concerns.
    • Covers vector-borne diseases including malaria, yellow fever, Zika infections and congenital Zika syndrome, West Nile fever, Lyme disease, tick-borne encephalitis, and Chagas disease plus others.
    • New chapters on travelers' diarrhea, cholera, and primary amebic meningoencephalitis debut in the section on international travel and outdoor activities.
    • Contains memorable parasite life cycles and unforgettable parasite infection clinical vignettes.
    • Features unparalleled illustrations by Drs. Frank H. Netter, Carlos Machado, and others, as well as radiologic images.
    • Provides 24 printable patient education brochures in the enhanced ebook.
    • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


    ISBN 9780323711593
    Product Format Book
    Publication Date 2021
    Author Information Edited by Elaine C. Jong, MD, FIDSA, FASTMH, Clinical Professor of Medicine Emeritus, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Founding Director of the UW Travel and Tropical Medicine Service; Founding Director of the UW Campus Health Service and Dennis L. Stevens, MD, PhD, Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, ID Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise, Idaho
    Published Reviews "The late Dr. Frank H. Netter's understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathogenesis, and clinical signs of disease are translated by his incredible artistic talent into visual images that reduce complexities into simple concepts, which improve patient care and add lasting enjoyment to medical education." ©Doody's Review Service, 2022, Robert Gene Penn, MD(Nebraska Methodist Hospital) Doody's Score: 5 Stars!
    Table of Content


    SECTION I Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Children and Adolescents

      1. Introduction to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Children and Adolescents
      2. Diphtheria and Tetanus
      3. Bordetella pertussis and Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
      4. Haemophilus influenzae Type b
      5. Pneumococcal Disease: Infections Caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae
      6. Infections Caused by Neisseria meningitidis
      7. Poliomyelitis (Polio) and Polioviruses
      8. Influenza
      9. Rotavirus Infection
      10. Measles
      11. Mumps
      12. Rubella
      13. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections
      14. Hepatitis A Infection and Prevention
      15. Hepatitis B Infection
      16. Human Papillomavirus Infections and Prevention
      17. SECTION II Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections

      18. Introduction to Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
      19. Impetigo
      20. Erysipelas and Cellulitis
      21. Folliculitis, Furuncles, and Carbuncles
      22. Life-Threatening Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
      23. Superficial Dermatophyte Infections of the Skin
      24. Herpes Simplex Virus Infection
      25. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
      26. SECTION III Respiratory Tract Infections

      27. Introduction to Respiratory Tract Infections
      28. Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Bacterial
      29. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
      30. Atypical Pneumonia
      31. Aspiration Pneumonia
      32. Viral Respiratory Infections
      33. Sinus Infections
      34. Acute Otitis Media
      35. Pharyngitis
      36. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
      37. SECTION IV Systemic Infections

      38. Introduction to Systemic Infections
      39. Endocarditis
      40. Meningitis
      41. Osteomyelitis
      42. Urinary Tract Infections
      43. Systemic Fungal Infections
      44. SECTION V Surgical Infections

      45. Surgical Infections: Introduction and Overview
      46. Acute Appendicitis
      47. Acute Ascending Cholangitis and Suppurative Toxic Cholangitis
      48. Acute Diverticulitis
      49. Hydatid Cyst Disease (Echinococcosis)
      50. Intraabdominal Abscess
      51. Liver Abscess: Pyogenic and Amebic Hepatic Abscess
      52. Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections
      53. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula in Ano
      54. Peritonitis
      55. Pyomyositis (Pyomyositis Tropicans)
      56. Surgical Site Infections
      57. SECTION VI Sexually Transmitted Infections

      58. Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Infections
      59. Trichomonas vaginalis
      60. Herpes Simplex Virus Genital Infection
      61. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
      62. Human Papillomavirus
      63. Infections Caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, Including Lymphogranuloma Venereum
      64. Infections With Neisseria gonorrhoeae
      65. Syphilis (Treponema pallidum)
      66. Bacterial Vaginosis, Related Syndromes, and Less Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases
      67. SECTION VII Infections Associated With International Travel and Outdoor Activities

      68. Introduction to Infections Associated With International Travel and Outdoor Activities
      69. Malaria
      70. Yellow Fever
      71. Travelers' Diarrhea
      72. Cholera
      73. Enteric Fever: Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever
      74. Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E: Focus on Adult Infections
      75. Rabies
      76. Arboviruses of Medical Importance
      77. West Nile Virus Disease
      78. Tick-Borne Encephalitis
      79. Lyme Disease
      80. Leptospirosis
      81. Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis
      82. SECTION VIII Parasitic Diseases

      83. Introduction to Parasitic Diseases
      84. Amebiasis
      85. Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, and Other Intestinal Protozoa
      86. Soil-Transmitted Helminths and Other Intestinal Roundworms
      87. Intestinal Cestodes (Tapeworms)
      88. Cysticercosis
      89. Food-Borne Trematodes: Liver, Lung, and Intestinal Flukes
      90. Schistosomiasis
      91. Filarial Diseases
      92. Echinococcosis: Cystic and Alveolar Disease
      93. Trichinellosis
      94. Chagas Disease
      95. SECTION IX Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics

      96. Introduction to Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics
      97. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
      98. Anthrax
      99. Tularemia
      100. Zika Virus Disease and Congenital Zika Virus Infection
      101. Neuroangiostrongyliasis (Rat Lungworm Disease)
      102. Ebola and Other Emerging Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
      103. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Coronavirus Disease 2019
      104. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
      105. Influenza Virus: A Public Health Concern

    Publication Date 14-04-2021
    Pages 620
    Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
    Stock Status In Stock
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