This well-written and well-organized book offers a practical tool for the primary care physician caring for patients with common infectious diseases in the inpatient and outpatient settings. By presenting updated and concise information on the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases, this text enables the busy practicing clinician to optimally search for clinically relevant information. Accordingly, this timely book should be embraced by primary care clinicians as a key reference text for quick clinical decision-making. Indeed, the title precisely reflects its content: essential information in infectious diseases for the primary care clinician.
Franco-Paredes C, Tellez I, Manyang P. Essential Infectious Disease Topics for Primary Care. JAMA. 2008;300(13):1591. doi:10.1001/jama.300.13.1591-a