This is a concise, highly accessible introduction to medical virology, incorporating essential basic principles as well as a systematic review of viruses and viral diseases. It pays particular attention to developments in anti-viral therapy that are becoming increasingly effective in modern medicine. It is an ideal textbook for the information-overloaded student and an invaluable everyday companion for the busy professional who needs a good understanding of the current state of medical virology.
In keeping with the highly successful format of other Illustrated Colour Texts, it presents the subject as a series of succinct 2 page 'learning units', using a superb collection of clear illustrations and clinical photographs, concise yet comprehensive text and key point boxes to aid quick access to information and examination preparation.
So whether you are a medical student, junior doctor, medical scientist, trainee in infectious diseases or student on another allied medical course, this book is here to make your life easier! It will also provide a very solid foundation for any who plan to delve deeper into this fascinating field.
Part of the popular Illustrated Colour Text series
Information presented in double page spreads for easy learning
Highly illustrated with both full colour graphics and clinical photographs
Each spread includes a key point box for exam preparation
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Number of pages: 148
Weight: 1000 g
Dimensions: 297 x 210 x 10 mm
"Virology comes in a handsome 140- page book in the series of ICTs. This guarantees quality of presentation; well illustrated throughout, with drawings and photographs, colour used on every page. The text is kept brief and to the point...This is one of the best books on virology I have ever come across. It is easily read with the information given distilled to the important points, yet concise, comprehenisve and accurate...If you are a medical or nursing student, a junior doctor, or a doctor or nurse in practiceand you want to revise on virology, look no further. This is the book for you."
British Health Travel Association, January 2013