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Foreword
Contributors
Abbreviations
Preface

PART I GENERAL APPROACH TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Chapter 1 Clinical approach to infectious diseases
Allen Yung and Joe McCormack

Chapter 2 History and examination in infectious diseases
Allen Yung and Philip Jones

Chapter 3 Fever: mechanisms and symptomatic treatment
Thomas Gottlieb, Jennifer Hoy and Malcolm McDonald

Chapter 4 Use of the laboratory in diagnosis and management of infectious diseases
Rob Baird and David Smith

Chapter 5 Epidemiology and public health
Mark Veitch and Geoff Hogg

Chapter 6 Infectious diseases: a global perspective
Graham Brown, Stephen Rogerson and Joe McCormack

PART II APPROACH TO PRESENTING PROBLEMS AND SYNDROMES

Chapter 7 Fever of short duration
Allen Yung, Kirsty Buising, Peter Stanley and Malcolm McDonald

Chapter 8 Pyrexia of unknown origin
Tania Sorrell, Allen Yung and Peter Stanley

Chapter 9 Fever and upper respiratory tract symptoms
Grant Jenkin, Paul Johnson and Alan Street

Chapter 10 Fever and lower respiratory tract symptoms
Patrick Charles and Paul Johnson

Chapter 11 Diarrhoea and vomiting
Joe McCormack, David Murdoch and Bryan Speed

Chapter 12 Fever and acute neurological symptoms
Joe Sasadeusz and Allen Yung

Chapter 13 Fever and rash
Eugene Athan and Alistair McGregor

Chapter 14 Fever and jaundice
David Shaw and Michael Whitby

Chapter 15 Postoperative fever
David Looke and Damon Eisen

Chapter 16 Septicaemia
Jon Iredell and Tania Sorrell

Chapter 17 Fatigue states following infection
Michael Oldmeadow and Andrew Lloyd

PART III ORGAN INFECTIONS

Chapter 18 Bone and joint infections
Denis Spelman and Malcolm McDonald

Chapter 19 Endocarditis, intravascular infections and pericarditis
Denis Spelman, Malcolm McDonald and Peter Collignon

Chapter 20 Intra-abdominal infections
Ian Jennens and Craig Boutlis

Chapter 21 Neurological infections
Mark Thomas and Joe Sasadeusz

Chapter 22 Skin and soft tissue infections
Adam Jenney, Andrew Steer and Michael Richards

Chapter 23 Urinary tract infections
Sharon Lewin and Tim Blackmore

PART IV SPECIFIC INFECTIONS

Chapter 24 Hepatitis
Joe Torresi

Chapter 25 Herpes virus infections
David Holland and William Rawlinson

Chapter 26 HIV infection and AIDS
Olga Vujovic, Jennifer Hoy and Anne Mijch

Chapter 27 Influenza
Dominic Dwyer

Chapter 28 Malaria
Graham Brown and Nicholas Anstey

Chapter 29 Tetanus
Hugh Newton-John and Damon Eisen

Chapter 30 Tuberculosis
Alan Street and Craig Aboltins

Chapter 31 Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections, including leprosy
Paul Johnson and Tony Korman

Chapter 32 Systemic fungal infections
Monica Slavin, Sharon Chen and Orla Morrissey

Chapter 33 Genital and sexually transmissible infections
Ian Denham and Francis Bowden

PART V INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

Chapter 34 Infections in the elderly
Alex Padiglione, Malcolm McDonald and Allen Yung

Chapter 35 Infections in patients with diabetes
Lindsay Grayson

Chapter 36 Infections in the immunocompromised host
David L Paterson and Tania Sorrell

Chapter 37 Infectious diseases in pregnancy and the newborn
Gwendolyn Gilbert, Mary O'Reilly and Suzanne Garland

Chapter 38 Infections in injecting drug users
Tony Allworth and Ashley Watson

Chapter 39 Infections in returned travellers and immigrants
Karin Leder and Daniel O'Brien

Chapter 40 Infections from animals
Wendy Munckhof and Jenny Robson

Chapter 41 Viral and rickettsial infections of particular relevance to Australia
Joe McCormack, Stephen Graves and Geoffrey Playford

Chapter 42 Infectious diseases in northern and central Australia
Bart Currie and Allen Cheng

Chapter 43 Infectious diseases in the Southeast Asia region
David Murdoch and Sharon Peacock

Chapter 44 Infectious diseases in the South-West Pacific region
Joe McCormack and Sally Roberts

Chapter 45 Infections associated with healthcare
Michael Richards, Rhonda Stuart and John Ferguson

PART VI THERAPEUTIC AGENTS AND IMMUNISATION

Chapter 46 Antibacterial agents
Lindsay Grayson and Benjamin Howden

Chapter 47 Antifungal agents
Sharon Chen and Geoffrey Playford

Chapter 48 Antiviral agents
Suzanne Crowe and John Mills

Chapter 49 Antiparasitic agents
Beverley-Ann Biggs and James McCarthy

Chapter 50 Immunisation
Peter McIntyre, Nicole Gilroy, Rosemary Lester and Kristine Macartney

Golden rules of infectious diseases
Index

 

 

 

 
     
 
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