Mark J. DiNubile, MD
DiNubile M.; Endocarditis: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Modern Treatment. Ann Intern Med. 2000;133:244. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-133-3-200008010-00025
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2000;133(3):244.
Vlessis AA, Bolling SF, eds. 409 pages. Armonk, NY: Futura; 1999. $98.00. ISBN 0879934336. Order phone 800-877-8761.
Field of medicine: Cardiovascular medicine and infectious diseases.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Physicians with established knowledge about endocarditis, such as subspecialists in infectious diseases, cardiology, and cardiothoracic surgery. Neurologists, pathologists, microbiologists, and epidemiologists will find selected chapters useful.
Purpose: To provide practicing clinicians with a comprehensive update on diagnosis, management, and treatment of endocarditis.
Content: The book is divided into four content areas: scientific foundation, diagnosis, management, and special considerations. Individual chapters cover the pathophysiology and changing epidemiology of endocarditis; intracardiac and extracardiac manifestations of endocarditis, such as neurologic complications, and the role of echocardiographic techniques in diagnosis; guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis and surgical intervention; and issues in prosthetic, fungal, and pediatric endocarditis.
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