Dr. Morano discusses some important clinical pearls regarding the management of HIV/AIDS in the primary care setting.
Dr. Ana Velez speaks about common skin infections that are clinically relevant to the internist and infectious disease physician. She covers the identification of these infections, complications, and medical and surgical management, based on the depth of skin affected. She covers impetigo, erysipelas, cellulitis, fasciitis, and myonecrosis. Some infections mentioned include staphylococcal infections (including MRSA), clostridium, polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis, Fournier’s gangrene, Pseudomonas folliculitis, and herpes zoster (shingles).
Dr. John Greene presents rapid review case studies of pulmonary complications, including nosocomial infections, in patients with hematopoietic stem cell transplants. He covers the diagnosis and management of infections with influenza and other respiratory viruses, legionella, mycobacterium, chlamydia pneumonia, pertussis, pneumococcal pneumonia and other pulmonary microbes in the setting of immunocompromise. He also covers clinical presentation, imaging, and histopathology for each of these infections.