Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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By (author) Sarah S. Long, By (author) Larry K. Pickering, By (author) Charles G. Prober

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  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • Format: Hardback | 1851 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 286mm 3,620g
  • Publication date: 16 December 1996
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443089434
  • ISBN 13: 9780443089435
  • Illustrations note: 1036 ills (654 in tables)

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A comprehensive, definitive reference text directed toward the infectious disease practitioner. It covers the infectious diseases of childhood and is organized by syndrome as well as organism. Sections are meticulously edited to give the book a uniform, flowing style, and their content isfocused and clearly headlined. Features: * More clinically and therapeutically oriented to aid the practitioner in understanding problems, diagnosing correctly, and providing appropriate management * There is a generous use of figures and tables to deliver major points, offer quick review, and facilitate slide-making for lectures

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PART 1 UNDERSTANDING, CONTROLLING & PREVENTING INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Epidemiology & Control of Infectious Diseases. Prevention of Infectious Diseases PART II CLINCAL SYNDROMES & CARDINAL FEATURES of INFECTIOUS DISEASES: APPROACH to DIAGNOSIS & INITITIAL MANAGEMENT: Fever, Bacteremia and Septicemia. Cardinal Syumptom Complexes. Upper Respiratory Tract & Oral Infections. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections. Cardiac & Vascular Infections. Central Nervous System Infections. Genitourinary Tract Infections: Kidney and Urinary Tract, Reproductive Organs and Genital Tract. Gastrointestinal Tractinfections & Intoxications. Intra-Abdominal Infections. Skin & Soft Tissue Infections. Bone & Joint Infections. Eye Infections. Infections Related to Trauma. Infections of the Fetus and Newborn. Infections and Transplantation. Infections and Cancer. Infections Associated with Hospitalization. Infections Associated with Medical Devices. Infections in Patients with Deficient Defenses. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome PART III ETIOLOGIC AGENTS of INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Bacterial Diseases: Gram-Positive Cocci, Gram-Negative Cocci, Gram-Positive Bacilli, Enterobacteriaceae: Gram-Negative Bacilli, Nonenterobacteriaceae: Gram-Negative Bacilli, Gram-Negative Coccobacilli, Treponemataceae (Spiral Organisms), Anaerobic Bacteria, Mycoplasma, Diseases of Possible Infectious or Unknown Etiology. Viral Diseases: DNA Viruses, Poxviridae, Herpesviridae, Adenoviridae, Papovaviridae, Hepadnaviridae, Parvoviridae, RNA Viruses: Reoviridae, Togaviridae, Flaviviridae, Bunyaviridae, Coronaviridae, Paramyxoviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Orthomyxoviridae, Filoviridae, Arenaviridae, Retroviridae, Picornaviridae, Caliciviridae. Mycoses. Human Parasites and Vectors: Protozoa, Nematodes, Cestodes, Intestinal, Tissue (Larval Forms) Trematodes, Arthropods PART IV LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS & THERAPY of INFECTIOUS DISE ASES: the Clinician & The Laboratory. Anti-Infective Therapy