Download Adult Infectious Diseases Over 200 Case Studies: Intended For: Medical Students, Ambulists, Hospitalists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants Free PDF


Infectious Disease Case Studies contains over 200 case studies in 20 areas of Infectious Diseases. It has well over 100 illustrations. Areas covered include: Antibiotics, Basic microbiology, Cardiovascular infections, Fever of unknown origin (FUO), Fungal infections, Gastrointestinal infections, Genitourinary infections, Healthcare Associated Infections, HIV, Immuno-suppression, Musculoskeletal infections, Nervous system infections, Nuclear Medicine, Outpatient Infections, Parasite infections, Pulmonary infections, Sepsis, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Skin and Soft Tissue infections, and Vaccines. It contains over 200 questions and answers, so it is an excellent resource for Board Review. This e-book is intended for healthcare providers at all levels. These include nursing students, PA students, Nurse Practitioner students, and medical students doing their Internal Medicine rotations, as well as seasoned healthcare providers- ambulists (FPs or Internists) and hospitalists. Dr. Gullberg is an Associate Clinical Professor, and board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. He has practiced Infectious Diseases in a Community Hospital for three decades. During that time, he has trained hundreds of medical students, medical residents, PA students, and nursing students on all levels. He is a seasoned lecturer, and he continues to teach practical principles of Infectious Diseases on a daily basis. Because of his years of experience, Dr. Gullberg knows the most effective format for learning in regards to a core of Infectious Disease topics. Infectious Disease Case Studies is written in a bottom line format. The question and answer after each section make it very practical for Board Review study. He has handpicked the most common day-to-day problems in the field of Infectious Diseases that healthcare providers must be knowledgeable about. The vast majority of the cases presented here concern patients that he has seen in the hospital or medicine clinic. They should provide valuable insights for quick reference and learning.

Table of contents :
Title......Page 2
Copyright......Page 3
Table of Contents......Page 5
Case 1-Aminoglycosides......Page 16
Case 2-Antifungals......Page 17
Case 3-Aztreonam......Page 18
Case 4-Cephalosporins......Page 19
Case 5-Clindamycin......Page 20
Case 7-Daptomycin......Page 21
Case 9-Linezolid......Page 22
Case 10-Macrolides......Page 23
Case 13-Penam agents......Page 24
Case 14-Penicillin......Page 25
Case 16-Quinolones......Page 26
Case 17-Rifampin......Page 27
Case 20-Tetracycline......Page 28
Protein synthesis inhibitors......Page 29
Case 22-Colistin......Page 30
MICs......Page 35
Gram stain......Page 36
Case 23- Gram + cocci in clusters......Page 37
Case 24- Gram + cocci in chains......Page 39
Case 25- Gram + rods......Page 40
Case 27- Gram – coccobacilli......Page 41
Case 28- Gram – rods- Tribe 2......Page 42
Case 31- Gram + anaerobic rods......Page 43
Case 32- Rickettsiaceae......Page 44
Case 33- Bartonellae......Page 45
Case 34- Borrelia......Page 46
Case 36- Fungi......Page 47
Case 38- Mycoplasma/Ureaplasma......Page 48
Case 40- ESBLs......Page 49
AmpC beta-lactamases......Page 50
Prophylaxis......Page 55
Case 42- Pericarditis......Page 57
Case 43- Myocarditis......Page 58
Case 45- Mediastinitis......Page 59
Case 46-Prosthetic valve endocarditis......Page 60
Introduction- pathogenesis of fever; definitions of FUO......Page 63
Case 48-Fever with cancer......Page 64
Case 51- Fever with medications......Page 65
Case 52- Fever with endocrine problems......Page 66
Case 54-Fever with myositis/rhabdomyolysis......Page 67
Case 55- Fever with dental/ENT infections......Page 68
Case 56-Fever with arthropod bites......Page 69
Case 57-Fever with international travel......Page 70
Case 59-Fever with jaundice/high LFTs......Page 71
Case 60-Fever with hemolytic anemia......Page 72
Case 62- Fever with rarer infections......Page 73
Work up of FUO......Page 74
Case 63-Dermatophyte infections......Page 78
Case 64-Onychomycosis......Page 79
Case 65- Candida infections......Page 80
Case 67-Aspergillus infections......Page 81
Case 69-Blastomycosis......Page 82
Case 71-Coccidiomycosis......Page 83
Case 72-Rare Fungal infections......Page 84
Case 73-Fever and neutropenia......Page 85
Case 74-Intraabdominal infections......Page 89
Case 75-Diverticulitis......Page 90
Case 77-H. pylori infections......Page 91
Case 78-Clostridia difficile infections......Page 92
Case 79-Gastroenteritis......Page 93
Case 81-Hepatitis B......Page 94
Case 83- Hepatitis C......Page 95
Case 84-Cystitis......Page 98
Case 86-Pyelonephritis......Page 99
Case 87-Healthcare associated UTI......Page 100
Case 90-Fungal UTI......Page 102
Case 92-Prevention of UTIs......Page 103
Case 93-Pathogens associated with HCAIs......Page 107
Case 95-Healthcare associated Pneumonia......Page 108
Case 96-FUO in the ICU......Page 109
Case 98-Surgical wound infections......Page 110
Case 99-Introduction/Pathogenesis......Page 113
HIV Resistance......Page 114
Case 101-Cell mediated Immunity......Page 115
Case 102-Pneumocystis pneumonia......Page 116
Case 104-When to treat......Page 117
Case 105-Picking a Rx regimen......Page 118
Case 106-Noncompliance and Chemoprophylaxis......Page 119
Introduction/The Adaptive Immune System......Page 121
Case 109-Splenectomy patients......Page 123
Case 110-Fever and Neutropenia......Page 124
Case 112-Transplant patients......Page 125
Case 114-Prosthetic septic arthritis......Page 128
Case 115-Vertebral osteomyelitis/discitis......Page 129
Case 116-Palmer space infections......Page 130
Case 117-Diabetic osteomyelitis......Page 131
Case 118-Septic bursitis......Page 132
Case 119-Chronic osteomyelitis......Page 133
Case 121-Dental Prophylaxis forPJI......Page 134
Case 122-Bacterial meningitis......Page 137
Case 123-Aseptic meningitis......Page 138
Case 125- Epidural abscess......Page 139
Case 127-Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease (Prion disease)......Page 140
Case 128-Transvere myelitis......Page 141
Case 129-Rabies......Page 142
Case 130-Gallium scan versus Indium scans......Page 146
Case 131-Scans for Osteomyelitis......Page 147
Case 133-Herpes Zoster......Page 149
Case 134-Pharnygitis/Tonsillitis......Page 150
Case 135-Ear infections......Page 151
Case 137-Acute bronchitis......Page 152
Case 139-Walking pneumonia......Page 153
Case 141-Leukocytosis/ High Sed Rate......Page 154
Case 142-Mononucleosis......Page 155
Case 144-Rheumatic Fever......Page 156
Case 146-Naeglaria......Page 160
Case 147-Plasmodium......Page 161
Case 149-Giardia......Page 162
Case 150-Entamoeba......Page 163
Case 152-Trypanosomiasis......Page 164
Case 153-Babesiosis......Page 165
Case 155-Trichomoniasis......Page 166
Case 156-Pinworm (Enterobius)......Page 167
Case 158-Hookworm (Necator)......Page 168
Case 159-Dog hookworm (Ancylostoma)......Page 169
Case 161-Trichinella......Page 170
Case 163-Onchocerciasis......Page 171
Guinea worm (Dracunculus)......Page 172
Case 165-Cysticercosis (Taenia solium)......Page 173
Case 166-Echinococcus granulosus......Page 174
Case 168-Fish tapeworm (Diphyllabothrium latum)......Page 175
Case 170-Oriental Lung Fluke (Paragonimus)......Page 176
Case 171-Aspiration pneumonia......Page 182
Case 173-Cavitary pneumonia......Page 183
Case 174-Tuberculosis......Page 184
Case 177-Local complications of pneumonia......Page 186
Case 179-Lobar pneumonia......Page 187
Case 180-Atypical pneumonia......Page 188
Case 181-Whooping cough (Bordetella pertussis)......Page 189
Case 183-Influenza......Page 190
Case 185-Chronic bronchiectasis......Page 191
Case 186-Septic shock......Page 196
Case 187-Fluid resuscitation, pressor support......Page 197
Case 188- Low Dose Hydrocortisone......Page 198
Case 190-DIC, Activated Protein C......Page 199
Mortality Rate......Page 200
SOFA score......Page 201
Case 191-Genital ulcers......Page 204
Case 192-Syphilis......Page 205
Case 193-Gonorrhea......Page 206
Case 195-Trichomonas......Page 207
Case 196-Herpes Simplex 2 infections......Page 208
Case 198-Bacterial vaginosis......Page 209
Case 199-HPV (Condyloma acuminatum)......Page 210
Case 201-Rape......Page 211
Case 202-PID......Page 212
Case 204-Cellulitis......Page 216
Case 205-Facial cellulitis......Page 218
Wound vacuum therapy......Page 219
Case 208-Hidradenitis suppuritiva......Page 220
Case 209-Necrotizing fasciitis......Page 221
Case 210-Bite infections- human, cat/dog......Page 222
Case 211-MRSA infections......Page 224
Case 213-Herpetic whitlow......Page 225
Case 214-Papulosquamous rashes......Page 226
Case 216-Gas gangrene (myonecrosis)......Page 227
Case 217-Cat scratch disease......Page 228
Case 218-Erythema gangrenosum......Page 229
Aeromonas hydrophilia......Page 230
Case 221-Tetanus (Tdap), Pneumococcal.vaccines......Page 234
Case 222-International Travel Vaccines, meningococcal vaccines......Page 236
Case 223-Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine......Page 237
Case 225-Vaccines in splenectomized patients, HiB vaccine......Page 238
Case 226-Influenza Vaccines......Page 239
HPV vaccine......Page 240
15 Principles of patient care......Page 243
What we can learn from Sherlock Holmes......Page 246
About the Author......Page 247