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A "how-to" manual for the diagnosis and management of common bacterial infections in adults and children, originally compiled for use by house officers, residents, and students at Beth Israel Hospital, Children's Hospital Medical Center, and the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Emphasizes therapeutic steps for early stages of infection, before cause or antibiotic susceptibility is determined. Text in outline form with sections on diagnosis and management of specific infections (listed according to anatomic location) and of septic patients; collection and handling of specimens (color plates of stained samples); antimicrobial therapy (tables of susceptibility and dosages); and laboratory aspects of diagnostic microbiology,
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Manual of Acute Bacterial Infections. Early Diagnosis and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:142. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-1-142_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(1):142.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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