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Medical Microbiology: The Big Picture


ISBN: 9780071476614

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Get the Big Picture of Medical Microbiology-and zero-in on what your really need to know to ace the course and board exams and prepare for clinical rotations!
A Doodys Core Title!
“This is in a league of its own, encompassing aspects of a textbook, an atlas, and a high yield quick-reference….For medical students and residents looking for a book that emphasizes the clinical presentation and treatment of human pathogens, this is highly recommended. Overall, this is a beautifully bound workbook-style text, with high-gloss pages and well oriented color pictures, tables, and diagrams. This is the book that will help new medical practitioners to see the forest for the trees of infectious disease.” — Doodys Review Service

Medical Microbiology: The Big Picture is a different kind of resource. With an emphasis on what you “need to know” versus “whats nice to know,” and featuring 300 full-color illustrations, it offers a focused, streamlined overview of clinical microbiology and immunology. Youll find a succinct, user-friendly presentation designed to make even the most complex concepts understandable in a short amount of time.

With just the right balance of information to give you the edge at exam time, Medical Microbiology: The Big Picture features:

  • A “Big Picture” perspective on precisely what you need to know
  • Clinically oriented coverage of infections of the central nervous system, eyes and ears, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, hematopoietic/lymphoreticular system, bone and joints, and more
  • 300 labeled and fully-explained full-color illustrations
  • Numerous summary tables and figures
  • Key concepts at the end of each chapter
  • 100 USMLE-type questions, answers, and explanations to help you prepare for the exams


Chapter 1 The Big Picture: Infections of the Integument and Soft Tissues
Chapter 2 Maculopapular Rashes
Chapter 3 Papules, Plaques, and Patches
Chapter 4 Vesicular, Bullous, and Purulent Lesions
Chapter 5 Petechial, Hemorrhagic, Ulcerative, and Necrotic Lesions
Chapter 6 The Big Picture: Infections of the Central Nervous System
Chapter 7 Meningitis and Encephalitis
Chapter 8 Polio and Tetanus
Chapter 9 The Big Picture: Infections of the Eyes and Ears
Chapter 10 The Eye
Chapter 11 The Ear
Chapter 12 The Big Picture: Infections of the Respiratory Tract
Chapter 13 Upper Respiratory Tract
Chapter 14 Respiratory Airways
Chapter 15 Lower Respiratory Tract
Chapter 16 The Big Picture: Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver
Chapter 17 Teeth, Gums, and Jaws
Chapter 18 Tongue, Mouth, and Parotid Glands
Chapter 19 Esophagus, Stomach, and Upper Duodenum
Chapter 20 Liver
Chapter 21 Small Intestine
Chapter 22 Large Intestine
Chapter 23 The Big Picture: Infections of the Hematopoietic and Lymphoreticular System
Chapter 24 Lymphocytes
Chapter 25 Phagocytic Cells
Chapter 26 Erythrocytes
Chapter 27 Endothelial Cells
Chapter 28 Sepsis and Septic Shock
Chapter 29 The Big Picture: Infections of the Cardiovascular System
Chapter 30 Pericarditis, Myocarditis, and Endocarditis
Chapter 31 The Big Picture: Infections of the Bones and Joints
Chapter 32 Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis
Chapter 33 The Big Picture: Infections of the Genitourinary Tract
Chapter 34 Bladder, Kidney, and Prostate
Chapter 35 Vagina
Chapter 36 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chapter 37 Congenital and Perinatal Infections
Chapter 38 Practice Examination
Appendix A Important Medical Microbiology Laboratory
Tests Index