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Published by Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communicable diseases,
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Complications,
  • Nosocomial infections,
  • Transplants -- adverse effects,
  • Bacterial Infections -- etiology,
  • Mycoses -- etiology,
  • Virus Diseases -- etiology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Raleigh A. Bowden, Per Ljungman, David R. Snydman.
ContributionsBowden, Raleigh A., Ljungman, Per., Snydman, David R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC112 .T73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24029055M
ISBN 109781582558202
LC Control Number2010001262
OCLC/WorldCa495597525

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Transplant Infections is a practical, clinically focused reference covering the common and more unusual bacterial, viral, and fungal infections affecting patients who have received stem cell . Patients undergoing transplantation are at high risk for infection with a variety of pathogens at multiple phases in their care. This section includes evidence for preventing infections in the transplant patient population. This topic was updated on Aug Learn more about these updates.   With this book, the authors seek to provide a comprehensive review of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of opportunistic infections in bone marrow or solid organ transplant patients. Purpose: Because this is a print book, it is not intended to provide guidance on the cutting edge, but rather a practical approach to the myriad of Author: Per Ljungman. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Contents: INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPLANT INFECTIONS Introduction to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Introduction to Solid Organ Transplantation Immunosuppressive Agents Common Drug Interactions Encountered in Treating Transplant-Related Infections RISKS .

This updateable Handbook is designed to meet the needs of practitioners engaged in transplant infectious disease practice who need immediate access to an overview of emerging infectious disease epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and prevention of infectionsBrand: Springer International Publishing. This distinguished group of investigators and teachers provide point of care information on optimum management of infection in adult and pediatric organ and stem cell transplant patients. The unique tables and flowcharts are devised by the authors, backed up with extensive references, making the book a fully researched yet easy to use guide. The fast growing specialty of transplantation will be well served by this book as increasing numbers of successful procedures mean transplant teams have to be ever more alert to the possibility of and need for action in the event of ensuing infection. Transplant Infections is a practical, clinically focused reference covering the common and more unusual bacterial, viral, and fungal infections affecting patients who have received stem cell Brand: Wolters Kluwer Health.