Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple provides a brief, clear, thorough, and highly enjoyable updated 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, Clostridium difficile diagnosis and treatment; treatment of gonorrhea in light of growing antimicrobial resistance; Tuberculosis diagnostics, drugs for treatment of latent TB infection and MDR TB; the latest antibiotics; pandemic flu, including H7N9; SARS-like coronavirus; the latest hepatitis C treatment options; the latest HIV diagnostics and approved HIV meds; Zika virus; Measles and a chapter on the latest emerging infectious diseases and drug resistant bacteria. The major update to this book is the addition of a brand new chapter on the SARS-COV-2 Virus and COVID-19 disease. This chapter delves into the nature of the virus such as: SARS-COV-2 Virus genetic makeup and structural components, infectivity, transmission, symptoms, risk factors, various laboratory testing methods, radiology findings in the infected, and different PPE & their usefulness. Also includes therapeutics for COVID-19 such as: antiviral therapies, plasma treatment, monoclonal antibody therapy, anticoagulation and anti-inflammatory therapy. Names and method of actions of all vaccines approved for use. Our books are not like any other medical textbooks. Our books are made to help healthcare students and professionals master medical knowledge in a simple, effective, and quick way. Our style makes it ridiculously simple to understand complex subjects and develop critical thinking skills. We believe medical information should be accessible, and we strive to package information in a way that is easy to digest and fun to learn. An ideal book for medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, doctors, and other health care professionals.
Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple: Color Edition 9th Edition
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