The second volume of Encounters of Microbiology includes 16 new medical mysteries pulled from Discover Magazine's "Vital Signs". Chosen and introduced by renowned author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville, each gripping account follows emergency room physicians and specialists on their race to uncover and treat the life-threatening microbial diseases facing their patients. These medical detectives need all of their experience, intuition, and a few critical observations to identify the puzzling illnesses.
With a new section discussing the steps taken when diagnosing patients, and engaging Questions to Consider sections, Encounters of Microbiology, Volume 2 is an exhilarating read for students or anyone interested in the exciting world of microbiology.
Glendale Community College