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Pneumonia essentials

Pneumonia essentials

Author: Burke A Cunha
Publisher: Sudbury, MA : Physicians' Press, ©2010.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pneumonia essentials.
Sudbury, MA : Physicians' Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010483553
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Burke A Cunha
ISBN: 9781449610197 1449610196
OCLC Number: 667271569
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 413 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
About the Editor --
Table of Contents --
Contributors --
Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations --
Chapter 1 Overview of Pneumonias --
Description --
Classification --
Epidemiology --
Pathogenesis --
Diagnosis and Evaluation --
Initial Evaluation --
Noninfectious Mimics --
Outpatient vs. Hospital Management --
Identification of Presumed Pathogen/Syndrome --
In-hospital Evaluation --
Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy --
Complications of Pneumonia --
Failure to Respond to Therapy --
Follow-up --
Prognosis PreventionChapter 2 Pneumonia Clues --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Patient Subsets --
Pneumonia Clues Based on History of Exposure --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Seasonal Incidence and Clinical Setting --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Symptoms --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Physical Findings --
Pneumonia and Mimics: Clues Based on Laboratory Testing --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Sputum Characteristics --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Sputum Gram Stain --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Infiltrate Location --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Progression/Resolution of Infiltrates Pneumonia Clues Based on Pleural Effusion CharacteristicsPneumonia Clues Based on Size of Pleural Effusion --
Pleural Effusion Profiles in Various Diseases --
Chapter 3 Sputum Gram Stain in Pneumonias --
Description --
Utility --
Technique --
Interpretation --
Grading Criteria --
Pneumonia Clues Based on Sputum Gram Stain --
Pneumonia Isolates by Gram Stain, Morphology, and Oxygen Requirements --
Chapter 4 Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) --
Pathogen Unknown --
Typical Bacterial Pneumonia --
Non-zoonotic Atypical Pneumonia --
Zoonotic Atypical Pneumonia Viral PneumoniaAspiration Pneumonia --
TB/Atypical TB --
Miscellaneous Subsets --
Chronic Alcoholics --
Bronchiectasis/Cystic Fibrosis --
Chapter 5 Bioterrorist Agent Pneumonia --
Anthrax --
Tularemic Pneumonia --
Pneumonic Plague --
Chapter 6 Nursing Home-Acquired Pneumonia (NHAP) --
Epidemiology --
Clinical Presentation --
Diagnostic Considerations --
Pitfalls --
Therapeutic Considerations --
Prognosis --
Prevention --
Chapter 7 Nosocomial Pneumonia (NP) / Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) / Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) --
Epidemiology EtiologyMultidrug-Resistant (MDR) Pathogens --
Pathogenesis --
Clinical Presentation --
Diagnostic Considerations --
Therapeutic Considerations --
Pitfalls --
Prevention --
Chapter 8 Chronic Pneumonias: Parasites, Fungi, Unusual Organisms --
Pulmonary Infiltrates/Mass Lesions --
Pulmonary Blastomycosis --
Pulmonary Histoplasmosis --
Pulmonary Paracoccidioidomycosis (South American blastomycosis) --
Pulmonary Actinomycosis --
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (BPA) --
Acute Aspergillus Pneumonia --
Chronic Aspergillus Pneumonia
Responsibility: edited by Burke A. Cunha.


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