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Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases

Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases takes a comprehensive look at infectious diseases, their anatomic manifestations, and how to ensure a complete and accurate sign out at the microscope. A user-friendly chapter landscape and thousands of high-quality images combine to make this medical reference book a key companion for the general surgical pathologist or resident in training. Comprehensive discussions on how to sign out cases. Formatted into sections by organism type (Virus, Bacteria, Fungi, and Parasite), and further divided by those that can be diagnosed on histological appearance. Species-specific pathologies for finding "zebra" cases.Essential information is listed in a bulleted format with numerous high-quality images to facilitate learning."Key Facts" highlight the quick criteria needed for diagnosis or adequacy evaluation at the time of a procedure.Features clear pictures of diagnostic forms, ancillary diagnostic tools, including microbiology and molecular diagnostics, pathological reaction patterns expected for given organisms, and important common and uncommon pathogens.Explains when and when not to use molecular diagnostics, and discusses histological limitations and how to address them at sign out.  
books.google.co.uk
over 6 years ago
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Highlighting risk of diseases is most effective in changing attitudes to vaccines, US study finds

Giving people information about the dangers posed by communicable diseases is more persuasive at convincing sceptics of the benefits of vaccination than trying to counter misconceptions about vaccine risks, a US study has shown.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago
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Evidence-based treatment for severe community-acquired pneumonia

Introduction  . Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) remains the leading cause of infectious disease death in developed countries.  Described by Sir William  
pulmcrit.org
over 6 years ago
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Ebola: One Year Later

The Nebraska Biocontainment Unit has emerged as a model and leader in preparedness for highly infectious diseases.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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Team Approach Needed to Curb Inappropriate Prescribing

Infectious disease physicians and pharmacists should be involved in setting up antibiotic stewardship programs to minimize divisions, experts advise.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago
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Landmark Developments in Infectious Diseases

The field of infectious diseases has made huge strides, but human behavior has at times impeded this progress.  
medscape.com
about 6 years ago