Authors: Mark Gladwin, William Trattler , C.Scott Mahan
A brief, clear, thorough, and highly enjoyable approach to clinical microbiology, brimming with mnemonics, humor, summary charts and illustrations, from Ebola to AIDS to flesh-eating bacteria to mad cow disease, hantavirus, anthrax, smallpox, botulism, etc. Significant updates. Excellent Board review. The 6th edition adds updates to Clostridium difficile diagnosis and treatment; treatment of gonorrhea in light of growing antimicrobial resistance; Tuberculosis diagnostics, new drugs for treatment of latent TB infection and MDR TB; the latest antibiotics; update on pandemic flu, including H7N9; report on the recently discovered SARS-like coronavirus; the latest hepatitis C treatment options; the latest HIV diagnostics and recently approved HIV meds; and emerging drug resistant bacteria.
- Series: Made Ridiculously Simple
- Paperback: 400 pages
- Publisher: Medmaster; 6 edition (January 5, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1935660152
- ISBN-13: 978-1935660156