Pneumonia Essentials 2010
  • Author(s):

  • Burke A. Cunha, MD, Chief, Infectious Disease Division at Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, New York, Professor, State University of New York School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York

  • Details:

  • ISBN-13: 9780763772208
    ISBN-10:0763772208
    Paperback   413 pages   © 2010

  • Price:

  • $36.95

Overview

Updated for 2010!  The World's Leading Experts Provide all the 'Essentials' Needed to Manage Patients in the Office, on the Ward, and in the Intensive Care Unit.

Pneumonia Essentials is a concise, practical, and authoritative guide to the diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and prevention of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), nursing home-acquired pneumonia (NHAP), nosocomial (hospital-acquired) pneumonia (NP), tuberculosis (TB), chronic pneumonias, and pneumonias in the immunocompromised host.

Topics include:

  • Community- and hospital-cquired pneumonias 
  • TB and chronic pneumonias 
  • Pneumonias in compromised hosts 
  • Chest x-rays Atlas

Table of ContentsShow

Chapter  1  Overview of Pneumonia
Chapter  2  Pneumonia Clues
Chapter  3  Sputum Gram Stain
Chapter  4  Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Chapter  5  Bioterrorist Agent Pneumonia
Chapter  6  Nursing Home-Acquired Pneumonia
Chapter  7  Nosocomial Pneumonia/Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
Chapter  8  Chronic Pneumonia
Chapter  9  CAPs in Immunocompromised Hosts
Chapter  10  Pneumonia in Children
Chapter  11  Chest X-Ray Atlas
Chapter  12  Other Respiratory Tract Infections and Complications of Pneumonia
Chapter  13  Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Immunizations
Chapter  14  Collection Procedures, Stains, and Tests for Pneumonia Pathogens
Chapter  15  Pneumonia Pearls and Pitfalls
Chapter  16  Overview of Antimicrobial Therapy
Chapter  17  Antimicrobial Drug Summaries
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About the Author(s)Show

Burke A. Cunha, MD-Chief, Infectious Disease Division at Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, New York, Professor, State University of New York School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York

Burke A. Cunha, M.D., is Chief, Infectious Disease Division at Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, New York, Professor of Medicine, State University of New York School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, and is one of the world's leading authorities on the treatment of infectious diseases. During his 30-year career, he has contributed more than 1000 articles, 175 book chapters, and 15 books on infectious diseases to the medical literature. He has received numerous teaching awards, serves on the editorial boards of more than two dozen medical journals, is Editor-in-Chief of Infectious Disease Practice and Antibiotics for Clinicians, and is a Master of the American College of Physicians, awarded for achievements as a master clinician and teacher.

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