The new edition of this popular reference continues to present the critical answers you need to address your most difficult clinical challenges. It explores the latest advances in the treatment of pediatric disease, equipping you with unparalleled coverage of immunology, epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. Extensive updates, including para- and post-infectious demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system, antibiotic resistance, and molecular techniques in laboratory diagnosis—just to name a few—enable you to put the very latest knowledge to work for your patients. Plus, as an Expert Consult title, the book comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, plus links to Medline and PubMed abstracts—providing you with rapid and easy reference from any computer!
Offers unmatched, comprehensive coverage of immunology, epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more, for convenient consultation in one comprehensive reference.
Organizes information both by organ system and by etiologic microorganism, enabling you to find the answers you need quickly by approaching any topic from either direction.
“This is the textbook to which all who desire a comprehensive exposition of pediatric infectious disease will turn.” - JAMA, review of the previous edition.
"The editors and publishers should be commended the first for being able to collect the data, the latter for the high technical quality of production. Contains an expert-consult searchable on-line. Highly recommended not only to specialists in infectious diseases and departments of pediatrics but to all pediatricians." Pediateic Endocrinology Reviews, December 2009
Includes access to the complete text online, fully searchable, plus links to Medline and PubMed abstracts—providing quick and convenient consultation from anyplace with an Internet connection.
Offers extensive updates on topics including para- and post-infectious demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system, antibiotic resistance, molecular techniques in laboratory diagnosis, fever without source and fever of unknown origin, infections associated with transplantation, human immunodeficiency disease, immunomodulating agents and passive immunizations—and many, many more—to help you achieve better patient management outcomes by implementing the very latest knowledge.
Features the contributions of new authors—representing nearly one-third of the text—who offer you fresh insights on today’s practice.
By Ralph D. Feigin, MD, J.S. Abercrombie Professor, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Distinguished Service Professor, Baylor College of Medicine; Physician-in-Chief, Texas Children’s Hospital; Physician-in-Chief, Service of Pediatrics, Ben Taub General Hospital; Chief, Pediatric Service, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX; James Cherry, MD, MSc, Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Member, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Gail J. Demmler-Harrison, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases Service; Director, Diagnostic Virology Laboratory, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX and Sheldon L. Kaplan, MD, Professor and Vice-Chairman of Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief, Infectious Disease Service, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX
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