Systemic Fungal Infections: Principles, Pathogenesis & Practice (Original PDF)
This book endeavours to demystify medical mycology and provide simple and practical information on managing infections. It provides information to medical students, microbiologists, clinicians and intensive care specialists, and includes expert opinions on the management of subcutaneous, pulmonary and CNS fungal infections as well as management of fungal infections in specific clinical scenarios such as transplant recipients and neutropenic patients. Incorporates recent technological advances in diagnosing fungal infections. Discusses the mechanism of action, dosage, clinical efficacy, adverse effects, drug interactions, and resistance mechanisms of all antifungals in current use in pharmacology section. Includes in-depth description of cardinal manifestations, typical symptoms, physical signs and differential diagnosis of specific fungal infections in all chapters. Treatment algorithms, figures and tables allow a practical approach to management of the patients. Emphasis on imparting practical knowledge in a concise, easy and highly readable manner. Cites the all relevant updated clinical guidelines. Includes expert opinions on management of subcutaneous, pulmonary and central nervous system (CNS) fungal infections as well as management in specific clinical scenarios including transplant recipients and neutropenia. Provides emerging frontiers in the field of mycology.