1. General Approach to Infectious Diseases Evaluation
2. Interacting with the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
3. A Primer on Microbiology
4. General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
5. A Primer on Antimicrobials
6. Fever of Unknown Origin
7. Fever and Rash
8. Ear, Nose, Throat and Neck Infections
9. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
10. Select Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Infections
11. Urinary Tract Infections
12. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
13. Bone and Joint Infections
14. Diagnostic Approach to a Patient with Suspected Central Nervous System Infection
15. Vector-Borne Infections
17. Sexually Transmitted Infections
18. HIV Infection
Written specifically for non-infectious disease specialists in both inpatient and outpatient settings, A Rational Approach to Clinical Infectious Diseases provides concise, practical guidance that mimics the decision-making process and reasoning employed by an ID physician. Using clear, understandable language, Dr. Zelalem Temesgen and his esteemed colleagues at the Mayo Clinic present the art and the context of infectious diseases together with the science, helping non-specialists apply a rational approach to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious conditions.
• Zelalem Temesgen, MD, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine, Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis, a World health Organization Collaborating center in Digital health and Precision Medicine for Tuberculosis, Director, HIV Program Division of Infectious Diseases Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN USA Editor-in-chief, Journal of Clinical tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases.
• Larry M. Baddour, MD, FIDSA, FAHA, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
• Stacey Rizza , MD, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine Executive Medical Director of Practice, Mayo Clinic International Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Division, Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic Rochester