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Fast Facts: Respiratory Tract Infection, 2nd edn

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Fast Facts: Respiratory Tract Infection, 2nd edn

By Donald E Craven and
Robert C Read

Published 2003

128 pages, 60 illustrations

ISBN 978-1-903734-22-3



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Fast Facts: Respiratory Tract Infection in this fully revised, updated and expanded edition is a logically organised and focused practical guide to the management of infections of the respiratory tract and recognises the challenge faced by clinicians today in light of newly described respiratory pathogens, emerging antibiotic resistance among previously known pathogens, and the difficulties associated in reaching a rapid diagnosis.

The authors are experts of international standing and this edition will be welcomed by physicians, nurses and medical students who require a practical guide that focuses on clinical features, diagnosis and management.

Community-acquired pneumonia; Hospital-acquired pneumonia; Infective exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Pulmonary tuberculosis; Bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis; Pneumonia in the immunocompromised host; HIV infection and pulmonary disease; Viral pneumonias; Biological weapons causing pulmonary disease; Future trends

‘Respiratory Tract Infection succeeds as a user-friendly source of concise information and a practical guide to managing most lower respiratory tract infections’. Respiratory Care

‘…an excellent practical resource for health-care professionals’. Chest 

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The authors

Donald E Craven

Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, Massachusetts Chair, Department of Infectious Disease Lahey Clinic, Burlington Massachusetts, USA

Robert C Read

Honorary Consultant Physician and Professor of Infectious Diseases Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK


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