eBook Infections of the Central Nervous System, 4th Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 146988366X
  • ISBN-13: 9781469883663
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 928 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Tap into the gold standard on central nervous system infections: Infections Of The Central Nervous System, 4e is now fully revised and updated to accommodate the wealth of new CNS information discovered over the past decade. More than 90 leading experts contribute chapters, providing comprehensive, up-to-date information. With a broad scope and thorough detail, the text addresses pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and therapy of various CNS infections and related conditions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the First Edition.
1: Approach to the Patient and Diagnostic Evaluation.
2: Introduction: Approach to the Patient with Central Nervous System Infection.
3: Cerebrospinal Fluid in Central Nervous System Infections.
4: Imaging of Intracranial Infections.
5: Viral Infections and Related Disorders.
6: Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System.
7: Viral Meningitis and Aseptic Meningitis Syndrome.
8: Encephalitis.
9: Poliomyelitis, Polio Vaccines, and the Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome.
10: Measles and Rubella.
11: Herpes Simplex Virus.
12: Neurologic Manifestations of Varicella and Herpes Zoster.
13: Cytomegalovirus.
14: Epstein-Barr Virus.
15: Human Herpesvirus-6.
16: B Virus.
17: Arthropod-Borne Viral Encephalitidesm.
18: Meningitis and Encephalitis Caused by Mumps Virus.
19: Rabies.
20: Human Prion Diseases.
21: Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
22: Guillain-Barré Syndrome.
23: Acute Viral Myelitis.
24: Postinfectious Encephalomyelitis.
25: Bacterial and Mycoplasmal Infections.
26: Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Bacterial Infections.
27: Acute Bacterial Meningitis.
28: Mycoplasmal and Ureaplasmal Infections.
29: Bartonella Infections, Including Cat-Scratch Disease.
30: Rickettsioses, Anaplasmoses, and Q Fever.
31: Whipple's Disease.
32: Tuberculous Meningitis.
33: Infections Due to Nontuberculous Mycobacteria.
34: Brain Abscess.
35: Epidural Abscess.
36: Subdural Empyema and Suppurative Intracranial Phlebitis.
37: Complications of Infective Endocarditis.
38: Iatrogenic Infections of the Central Nervous System.
39: Central Nervous System Syndromes Mediated by Bacterial Toxins.
40: Botulism.
41: Tetanus.
42: Spirochetal Infections.
43: Neurosyphilis.
44: Neuroborreliosis: Nervous System Involvement with Borrelia Species.
45: Fungal Infections.
46: Fungal Meningitis.
47: Space-Occupying Fungal Lesions.
48: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections.
49: Cerebral Malaria.
50: Toxoplasma Gondii and Toxoplasmosis.
51: Trypanosomiasis.
52: Free-Living and Parasitic Amebic Infections.
53: Helminthic Infections.
54: Chronic Meningitis and Meningitis of Noninfective or Uncertain Etiology.
55: Chronic Meningitis Syndrome and Meningitis of Noninfective or Uncertain Etiology.
56: Neurosurgical Management.
57: Surgical Management of Central Nervous System Infections.
58: Critical Care of Central Nervous System Infections.
59: Prevention.
60: Vaccines for Viral Diseases with Significant Central Nervous System Manifestations.
61: Vaccines against Bacterial Meningitis.