Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles, 2nd edition
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Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles is written from the ground up for pre-nursing and allied health students. The text teaches the fundamentals of microbiology with a clinical focus to give you practice applying critical thinking to real-world healthcare scenarios. This is the first microbiology text written to emphasize medically relevant topics and to align with ASM's Curriculum Guidelines for Microbiology in Nursing and Allied Health.
In the 2nd Edition, interactive features expand the clinical focus and help further link lecture and lab content. This edition provides extensive Covid-19 coverage; updated sepsis scoring standards; new therapeutics, diagnostics, and preventatives; updates to transmission precautions; and diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM. You'll learn why microbiology matters, as you prepare to be one of tomorrow's healthcare heroes.
Published by Pearson (June 1st 2022) - Copyright © 2023
Category: Mixed Majors Microbiology
Table of contents
- Introduction to Microbiology
- Biochemistry Basics
- Introduction to Prokaryotic Cells
- Introduction to Eukaryotic Cells
- Viruses and Prions
- Fundamentals of Microbial Growth and Decontamination
- Microbial Metabolism
- Principles of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology
- Host-Microbe Interactions and Pathogenesis
- Innate Immunity
- Adaptive Immunity
- Immune System Disorders
- Biomedical Applications: Vaccines, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and Molecular Method
- Antimicrobial Drugs
- Respiratory System Infections
- Skin and Eye Infections
- Nervous System Infections
- Digestive System Infections
- Urinary and Reproductive System Infections
- Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Infections
- Answers to End of Chapter Questions
- Credits - Online Only
- ABRIDGED: Microbiology in Nursing and Allied Health (MINAH) Undergraduate Curriculum Guidelines - Online Only
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