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


Contents:

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


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ISBN-13: 9780323459655
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: July, 2016
Pages: None
Weight: 571g
Availability: Manufactured on demand
Subcategories: Geriatrics
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