Essentials of Medical Microbiology PDF Free Download
The association of man and microorganisms, and their fight to survive each other is never-ending. With the increasing complexity of interaction between man and microbes, the relevance of studying medical microbiology has increased manifold. Our book tit led, Essentials of Medical Microbiology attempts to provide smart ways to master the world of microbes relevant to the mankind. The idea of yet another book on the subject, but with a quite different approach was born after several discouraging and unsatisfying experiences with several existing books regarding many needs of the enthusiastic students of the subject and a strong desire to make medical microbiology more interest ing, up-to-date, clinically relevant and yet palatable to mainly undergraduate students of medicine and also the postgraduate aspirants and students. This book was conceptualized and brought to reality to meet the strongly fel t diverse needs of the Indian students, such as gaining essential concepts, acquiring contemporary knowledge, approaching university exams with ease and confidence, scoring high in postgraduate entrance examinations, etc. The book focuses on providing good foundation in clinically important concepts and principles of microbiology. Enough (over 300) tables and flow charts have been included along with the text. Over 200 schemati c diagrams have been drawn to simplify difficult concepts, and they are easy to reproduce where necessary as in examinations. Plenty of clinical photographs (over 400) included in the book will create a real life-like picture in the minds of the reader and also are meant to help solving image-based MCQs in postgraduate entrance examinations. It has more content in fewer pages, making the book handy. The conci se bulleted format and to-the-point text used in this book will be helpful in rapid revision before the examinations. Best attempts have been made to keep the language simple yet lucid to help easy comprehension. Summary of laboratory diagnosis and treatment in separate boxes makes quick review possible. Highlighted boxes are incorporated to cover the important concepts.