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Infectious diseases in older adults

Author: Kevin P High
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa ; London : Saunders, 2007.
Series: Clinics in geriatric medicine, vol. 23, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights the basic principles, clinical syndromes, and prevention of infection in older adults. This issue studies the syndromes, such as Pneumonia, HIV Infection, Urinary Tract Infection, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Periodicals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin P High
ISBN: 9781416050483 1416050485
OCLC Number: 154760519
Description: xii, [463]-720 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / Kevin High --
Host resistance and immune responses in advanced age / Steven C. Castle, Koichi Uyemura, Tamas Fulop, and Takashi Makinodan --
Principles of antimicrobial use in older adults / Ashley R. Herring and John C. Williamson --
Infection control issues in older adults / Lona Mody --
Bacterial community-acquired pneumonia in older adults / Gerald R. Donowitz and Heather L. Cox --
Community-acquired viral pneumonia / Ann R. Falsey --
Nursing home-associated pneumonia / Joseph M. Mylotte --
HIV infection in older adults / Vera P. Luther and Aimee M. Wilkin --
Asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infection in older adults / Manisha Juthani-Mehta --
Skin and soft tissue infections in older adults / Deverick J. Anderson and Keith S. Kaye --
Herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in older adults / Kenneth Schmader --
Bacteremia and sepsis in older adults / Timothy D. Girard and E. Wesley Ely --
Fever of unknown origin in older adults / S. Tal, V. Guller and A. Gurevich --
Immunizations in older adults / Kevin P. High --
Travel recommendations for older adults / Christie M. Reed.
Series Title: Clinics in geriatric medicine, vol. 23, no. 3.
Responsibility: guest editor, Kevin High.

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