The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes

The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes

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In this concise book, an international panel of experts provide a succinct, up-to-date, evidence-based reference to the neurological consequences of infectious diseases and immunodeficiency syndromes in children in one readily accessible volume. Within each of its conveniently structured chapters, readers will find a general description of the disease or disorder. Finally a volume for pediatricians, neurologists, infectious disease specialists and all who care for children.show more

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  • Hardback | 421 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 861.82g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2008.
  • 28 Tables, black and white; 21 Illustrations, black and white; XVIII, 421 p. 21 illus.
  • 1588299678
  • 9781588299673

Review quote

From the reviews: "This book addresses the neurologic emergencies of pediatric infections and immunodeficiencies in a logical, consistent fashion. ... It is written for physicians in training, primary care physicians, and subspecialists. Anyone treating or aspiring to treat ill children will profit this book. ... The consistent chapter organization is helpful. There is no comparable book and this one is welcome and useful. Neurologists will be better educated about infection ... . As a neurologist, I will open this book frequently." (John Willis, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008) "The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes is a carefully devised text with extensive coverage of topic. ... This book is written for physicians in training, primary health care physicians, subspecialists. ... The chapters are interesting to read. ... I would encourage any clinician who is actively involved in the treatment of children with neuroinfections to acquire this text as an essential part of their library." (Jo M. Wilmshurst, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 49 (1), January, 2009)show more

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World Health Organization data documents that infectious diseases and immunodeficiencies are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the world's children. In The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes, an authoritative, international panel of experts provide a succinct, up-to-date, evidence-based reference to the neurological consequences of infectious diseases and immunodeficiency syndromes in children in one readily accessible volume. Within each of its conveniently structured chapters, readers will find a general description of the disease or disorder, its epidemiology, etiology, clinical synopsis, neurological manifestations, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and therapy. Comprehensive yet concise, The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes is an ideal guide for pediatricians, primary care physicians and subspecialists to the complex relationships between infectious diseases, immunodeficiency syndromes and the neurological process.show more

Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS Section 1: Viruses Chapter 1: Herpesviruses Sean Elliott, MD Herpes Simplex Virus Cytomegalovirus Varicella-Zoster Virus Epstein-Barr Virus Human Herpesviruses 6 and 7 Chapter 2: Myxoviruses Jason G. Newland, MD and Jose R. Romero, MD Paramyxoviruses Parainfluenza Viruses Mumps Virus Measles Virus Nipah and Hendra Viruses Orthomyxoviruses Influenza Viruses Chapter 3: Picornaviruses Motasem A. Abuelreish, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MD Enteroviruses Poliovirus Nonpolio Enteroviruses Coxsackivirus Echovirus Newer Enteroviruses Chapter 4: Arboviruses Jose R. Romero, MD Flaviviruses Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus West Nile Virus Powassan Encephalitis Virus Bunyaviruses La Crosse Encephalitis Virus California Encephalitis Virus Jamestown Canyon Virus Snowshoe Hare Virus Trivittatus Virus Keystone Virus Chapter 5: Togaviruses Jose R. Romero, MD, Meera Varman, MD and Leslie Barton, MD Alphaviruses Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Western Equine Encephalitis Virus Rubella Virus Chapter 6: Rhabdoviruses Rabies Virus Chapter 7: Adenoviruses Allan D. Friedman, MD, MPH and Sean O. McKenna, MD Chapter 8: Arenaviruses Daniel J. Bonthius, MD, PhD, Leslie Barton, MD, Hannah Klein de Licona, Nancy E. Bonthius, Pharm D, and Bahri Karacay, PhD. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Miscellaneous Hemorrhagic Fevers Chapter 9: Orthopoxviruses Jose R. Romero, MD Smallpox Chapter 10:Retroviruses Lemuel Aigbivbalu, M.D, Ayesha Mirza, MD and Mobeen H. Rathore, MD. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Chapter 11: Neurological Consequences of Antiretroviral Treatment Kimberley C. Brown, Pharm.D., Lisa D. Inge, Pharm.D., Mobeen H. Rathore, MD Chapter 12: Papovaviruses Diane Halstead, Ph.D. and Mobeen H. Rathore, M.D. Polyomaviruses (JC Virus) Section 2: Bacteria Chapter 13: Bacterial meningitis Barbara Stechenberg, MD Chapter 14: Focal Bacterial Infections and Parameningeal Infections Barbara Stechenberg, MD Brain abscess Subdural empyema Epidural abscesses Chapter 15: Streptococcus pyogenes Barbara Stechenberg, MD Acute rheumatic fever Chapter 16: Bordetella pertussis Barbara Stechenberg, MD Pertussis Chapter 17: Shigella species Barbara Stechenberg, MD Shigellosis Chapter 18: Campylobacter species Barbara Stechenberg, MD Chapter 19: Brucella species Barbara Stechenberg, MD Brucellosis Chapter 20 : Clostridium tetani Barbara Stechenberg, MD Tetanus Chapter 21: Clostridium botulinum Barbara Stechenberg, MD Botulism Chapter 22: Corynebacterium diphtheriae Barbara Stechenberg, MD Diptheria Chapter 23: Bartonella species Andrew M. Margileth, MD and Mobeen Rathore, MD Cat Scratch Disease Chapter 24: Mycobacterium tuberculosis Barbara Stechenberg, MD Tuberculosis Chapter 25: Mycobacterium leprae Barbara Stechenberg, MD Leprosy Section 3: Rickettsia and Spirochetes Chapter 26: Rickettsia rickettsiishow more

Review Text

From the reviews: "This book addresses the neurologic emergencies of pediatric infections and immunodeficiencies in a logical, consistent fashion. ... It is written for physicians in training, primary care physicians, and subspecialists. Anyone treating or aspiring to treat ill children will profit this book. ... The consistent chapter organization is helpful. There is no comparable book and this one is welcome and useful. Neurologists will be better educated about infection ... . As a neurologist, I will open this book frequently." (John Willis, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008) "The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes is a carefully devised text with extensive coverage of topic. ... This book is written for physicians in training, primary health care physicians, subspecialists. ... The chapters are interesting to read. ... I would encourage any clinician who is actively involved in the treatment of children with neuroinfections to acquire this text as an essential part of their library." (Jo M. Wilmshurst, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 49 (1), January, 2009)show more