Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System, 1e
- Publish Date: 2000-05-23
- Binding: Paperback
The primary purpose of this volume is to cover selected infections of the nervous system which are of considerable current interest, reflecting the many advances in investigations, understanding and treatment of nervous system infections. It will enable clinicians to keep abreast of recent findings and improve outcomes for many patients. The contributors provide a comprehensive discussion of each infection, including pathophysiology, clinical features, investigations, diagnosis and management.
* Agents covered include bacteria, prions, viruses, and parasites
* Details the newly recognized spectrum of herpes zoster encephalomyelitis and new antiviral drugs
* Analyses emerging brain and spinal cord cytomegalovirus infections developing in immunocompromised patients