Pediatric infectious diseases [electronic resource] : essentials for practice / editors, Samir S. Shah, MD, Adam Ratner, MD, Alex Kemper, MD.
- New York : McGraw-Hill, 
- Second edition.
- Physical Description:
- pages cm
- Additional Creators:
- Shah, Samir S.
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- "The most practice-oriented guide to diagnosing and managing infectious diseases in children"...will serve as a valuable resource for medical students, residents, pediatricians, family physicians, emergency department physicians, pediatric nurses, and pediatric infectious disease specialists" JAMA(reviewing previous edition) Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Essentials for Practice, Second Edition is filled with practical, clinically relevant guidance for successful infectious disease management. The care of the patient forms the core of this indispensable resource, which also provides perspectives on epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis that every pediatrician, infectious disease specialist, and pediatric nurse needs to know. The book's high-yield coverage includes detailed, yet precise overviews of specific infections and their etiology, along with proven diagnostic and management strategies that readers can incorporate into their practice right away. Tips that tell readers what they must know--and what they must do--at every stage of care, Diagnostic and treatment algorithms, Signs/Symptoms and Differential Diagnosis boxes "When to Refer" boxes, which examine all the relevant clinical considerations, Diagnostic Tests--with a realistic emphasis on the rights tests to order Medical Treatment coverage that includes drugs, dosages, and administration in an easy-to-read tabular format, Convenient icons and a templated chapter design Numerous clinical color photos and didactic diagrams"-- and "The most practice-oriented guide to diagnosing and managing infectious diseases in children"--
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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