HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
'Expert guide to infectious diseases' published

Infections comprise a sizeable proportion of common, and uncommon, problems encountered in the office of the primary care physician. A new book, "Expert Guide to Infectious Diseases," has been published by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) to provide primary care physicians the information needed to diagnose and successfully treat most commonly encountered infections.

"Expert Guide to Infectious Diseases" is edited by James S. Tan, MD, MACP, head of the infectious disease section at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio. In his preface, Dr. Tan writes, "Expert Guide to Infectious Diseases cannot be the final word on a subject so vast. Its aim is more modest but of equal importance: to be the best source for the essential information sought by the primary care physician."

The guide is the work of 51 contributing editors and Dr. Tan. An opening chapter reviews the use of laboratory tests in diagnosis. Seven of the ten sections are organ-specific, covering, for example, heart and vascular, gastrointestinal, bone, and respiratory tract infections. Three sections are devoted to immunocompromise-related, viral, and miscellaneous infections.

A total of 40 chapters elucidate the 10 sections. Tables on diagnosis and treatment recommendations are included throughout the text.


'"/>

Contact: Lynda Teer
lteer@mail.acponline.org
215-351-2655
American College of Physicians
9-May-2002


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New guideline tackles leading cause of mother and child death
2. Study reveals frequent non-guideline treatment of late-life depression
3. Treatment guidelines for kids with bipolar disorder published
4. Stroke patients receive better care when hospitals get with the guidelines
5. Research guides medication choices for young Asthma patients
6. Simpler alphabet guidelines for treating acute coronary syndrome reduce risk
7. CPR performance does not follow guidelines
8. Quality of in-hospital CPR may fail to meet guidelines
9. Study of CPR quality reveals frequent deviation from guidelines
10. PENN study emphasizes need for national guidelines for assisted reproductive technology programs
11. New treatment guidelines for pregnant women with asthma

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Expert guide infectious diseases published

(Date:3/4/2015)... (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 Rocket Builders’ ... British Columbian companies that have the best prospect for ... year when we choose the Ready to Rocket companies, ... matched technical innovation with market opportunity. Prizm Media Inc. ... the right customers at the right time,” said Reg ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... DC (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 As ... into value-based payment contracts within the next few years, ... and the significant chunk of health care spending they ... Services, Inc.’s ACO Business News (ABN) tracks some ... context of a commercial accountable care organization (ACO)-type model. ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... On February 21st, the rooftop of the ... a day-long event that features a gathering of providers ... Organized by Debbie Durkin and Durkin Entertainment, Los Angeles’ ... EcoLuxe Lounge saw many notable attendees. Among them was ... The Flash, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and many, ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... March 03, 2015 Man, Woman & ... to help find cures and ensure access to treatments ... life for patents and their families. Through this annual ... in the fight for a world without blood cancers. ... fundraisers in the country, to be announced this summer. ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... 03, 2015 In March, 1% for ... will kick off a new campaign, “Know Your Source,” which ... nonprofits, and ambassadors in their quest for ingredient awareness and ... several of its members and partners, including King Arthur Flour, ... network, to raise awareness for food as an environmental issue, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Healthcare Lead Generation Leader Prizm Media Inc. is “Ready to Rocket” 2Health News:Healthcare Lead Generation Leader Prizm Media Inc. is “Ready to Rocket” 3Health News:AIS Newsletter Examines Ways to Engage Specialists in Value-Based Payment Contracts 2Health News:AIS Newsletter Examines Ways to Engage Specialists in Value-Based Payment Contracts 3Health News:Hollywood Star Chase Masterson and Choices Recovery Discuss Substance Abuse and Treatment at 2015 Oscars 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Kicks Off Their Eleventh Annual Man, Woman & Student of the Year Campaign 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Kicks Off Their Eleventh Annual Man, Woman & Student of the Year Campaign 3Health News:1% For the Planet Asks Consumers to “Know Your Source” 2
(Date:3/3/2015)... , Mar. 03, 2015 Research and ... the addition of the "Telemedicine and Mobile ... Forecasts 2015 - 2020" report to their ... Connected Health are all terms that pertain to ... order to provide remote clinical/non-clinical healthcare services. They ...
(Date:3/3/2015)...  Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ), a ... management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in ... 2015, in Miami . ... Officer, will speak at 1:05 PM Eastern Time.  The ... and no formal materials will be presented.  A live ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... Today, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance ... research companies, unveiled a redesigned website ... and caregivers with faster, easier access to information ... assistance programs. Since its launch ... engage, educate and empower patients and caregivers to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare Solutions, Services, and Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020 2Global Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare Solutions, Services, and Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020 3Partnership for Prescription Assistance Relaunches Website with New Features for Patients and Caregivers 2
Cached News: