CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases PDF
Get problem-oriented and disease-specific guidance in treating STDs-in one quick-access source
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Featuring the trusted, practical format of the CURRENT series, this authoritative, quick-access guide delivers a top-to-bottom overview of STDs commonly encountered in clinical practice. The book begins with an insightful introduction to the field that emphasizes the patient-doctor relationship, and then explores clinical problems with STDs in terms of diagnostic, management, and treatment considerations.
- A-to-Z, up-to-the-minute coverage of common STDs-filled with crucial point-of-care guidelines
- A focus on prevention interventions, including counseling, in recognition of the need to change high-risk sexual behaviors
- Practical diagnostic algorithms that summarize key protocols and facilitate patient management
- Detailed, easy-to-locate treatment tables that list specific drugs (generic and trade names), doses, and schedules
- A thought-provoking final chapter that includes a brief discussion of the latest STD research, plus unresolved questions and future concerns
- Useful appendices that include diagnostic protocols, treatment tables, and websites for further information
Authoritative, on-the-spot information you can quickly apply to your practice – without sifting through pages of data
- An essential clinical companion for internists, family physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, obstetricians-gynecologists, HIV care specialists, and other healthcare professionals who see patients with STDs
- Turn to any chapter on specific STDs, and you’ll find expert perspectives on biology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and issues related to special populations