Clinical Handbook of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Third Edition

Russell W. Steele

August 22, 2007 by CRC Press
Reference - 336 Pages - 15 Color & 55 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420051506 - CAT# H5150


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A bestselling source and atlas updated by a field expert on the topic, this guide
  • offers data tables, step-by-step protocols, and color and black and white photos for quick diagnoses and access to critical information
  • is thoroughly revised to reflect current antimicrobial pharmacotherapies and vaccines
  • includes sections on the latest therapies for fungal infections, community acquired pneumonia, acute rheumatic fever and acute fever, and sexually transmitted diseases
  • presents a majority of data in tabular or protocol form
  • supplies easy-to-use clinical guidelines for diagnosis and treatment
  • Summary

    In the care of pediatric patients, infectious diseases comprise over 50% of the clinical diagnoses. For this reason, it is essential to have a basic understanding of infectious processes and to keep abreast of new developments in the field. This reference stands as a convenient and time-saving reference for clinicians on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pediatric infections diseases and is completely updated to include the latest guidelines from esteemed societies such as the Infectious Disease Society of America, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Thoracic Society, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.