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Infections of the Central Nervous System

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ISBN-10: 0781743273

ISBN-13: 9780781743273

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra

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Book details

List price: $283.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 3/25/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 6.380
Language: English

Contributing Authors
Preface
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Approach to the Patient and Diagnostic Evaluation
Approach to the Patient with Central Nervous System Infection
Cerebrospinal Fluid in Central Nervous System Infections
Imaging of Intracranial Infections
Viral Infections and Related Disorders
Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System
Viral Meningitis and Aseptic Meningitis Syndrome
Poliomyelitis, Polio Vaccines, and the Post-Poliomyelitis Syndrome
Measles and Rubella
Herpes Simplex Virus
Neurologic Manifestations of Varicella and Herpes Zoster
Cytomegalovirus
Epstein-Barr Virus
Human Herpesvirus-6
B Virus
Arthropod-borne Viral Encephalitides
Meningitis and Encephalitis Caused by Mumps Virus
Rabies
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Acute Viral Myelitis
Postinfectious Encephalomyelitis
Bacterial and Mycoplasmal Infections
Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of Bacterial Infections
Acute Bacterial Meningitis
Rickettsioses, Ehrlichioses, and Q Fever
Tuberculosis
Infections Due to Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
Brain Abscess
Epidural Abscess
Subdural Empyema and Suppurative Intracranial Phlebitis
Complications of Infective Endocarditis
Iatrogenic Infections of the Central Nervous System
Whipple's Disease
Bartonella Infections, Including Cat-Scratch Disease
Mycoplasmal and Ureaplasmal Infections
Central Nervous System Syndromes Mediated by Bacterial Toxins
Botulism
Tetanus
Spirochetal Infections
Neurosyphilis
Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever
Fungal Infections
Fungal Meningitis
Space-occupying Fungal Lesions
Protozoal and Helminthic Infections
Cerebral Malaria
Toxoplasmosis
Trypanosomiasis
Free-living and Parasitic Amebic Infections
Helminthic Infections
Chronic Meningitis and Meningitis of Noninfective or Uncertain Etiology
Chronic Meningitis
Neurosurgical Management
Surgical Management of Central Nervous System Infections
Critical Care of Central Nervous System Infections
Prevention
Vaccines for Viral Diseases with Significant Central Nervous System Manifestations
Vaccines Against Bacterial Meningitis
Subject Index