Self-directed learning and revision guide to clinical microbiology and infectious diseases for student doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. This eBook contains self-assessment questions in a range of exam formats (MCQ, ECQ, data interpretation and discussion/oral), worked answers and detailed text in an accessible format. The contents follow three main themes: introductory concepts, diseases and syndromes in clinical practice, and thematic glossaries (bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology, antimicrobial chemotherapy agents and laboratory tests).
This eBook is an introduction to infectious diseases and the micro-organisms that cause them. The subject is presented using the idea of learning a new language through familiarity with its principal building blocks.
This book allows you to immerse yourself in the subject through an integrated multimedia approach. There are review questions at the end of each section for you to assess your understanding. There are conventional lecture notes towards the end of each chapter for those who intend to pursue the subject in more detail.