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Krugman's infectious diseases of children [electronic resource]
edition
11th ed. / [edited by] Anne A. Gershon, Peter J. Hotez, Samuel L. Katz.
imprint
Philadelphia : Mosby, c2004.
description
xvi, 1037 p. : ill.
ISBN
0323017568, 9780323017565
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Mosby, c2004.
isbn
0323017568
9780323017565
restrictions
Licensed for access to Mount Sinai users.
Licensed for access to Sunnybrook users.
Licensed for access to TEGH users
catalogue key
6217740
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This comprehensive, concise and mid-sized text on the most common infectious diseases in children remains basic and vital reading for all paediatricians and paediatric residents. The 11th edition includes new information on emerging and re-emerging infections such as malaria and dengue.
Main Description
This classic text delivers comprehensive, yet concise coverage of childhood exanthems and other infections, offering practical options for their management and treatment. Thoroughly cross-referenced chapters and a wealth of helpful tables, diagrams, charts, photographs, and color plates speed readers to a diagnosis. Chapters cover history, management, and treatment of the major infections affecting children worldwide, including emerging and re-emerging diseases in developing countries (such as malaria and dengue). Reflects the most recent developments in the field with New chapters on fungal infections, eye infections, cholera, dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever, malaria, and helminthic infections. An updated smallpox/vaccinia chapter with information on bioterrorism and the initiation of smallpox vaccination programs. An expanded discussion of pseudomonas infections in the cystic fibrosis chapter. Discussions of the newer hepatitis viruses.
Main Description
This classic text delivers comprehensive, yet concise coverage of childhood exanthems and other infections, offering practical options for their management and treatment. Thoroughly cross-referenced chapters and a wealth of helpful tables, diagrams, charts, photographs, and color plates speed readers to a diagnosis. Chapters cover history, management, and treatment of the major infections affecting children worldwide, including emerging and re-emerging diseases in developing countries (such as malaria and dengue). Reflects the most recent developments in the field with... New chapters on fungal infections, eye infections, cholera, dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever, malaria, and helminthic infections. An updated smallpox/vaccinia chapter with information on bioterrorism and the initiation of smallpox vaccination programs. An expanded discussion of pseudomonas infections in the cystic fibrosis chapter. Discussions of the newer hepatitis viruses.
Table of Contents
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Human Immunodeficiency Virusp. 1
Botulismp. 31
Cholerap. 35
Cytomegalovirusp. 47
Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Feverp. 73
Diphtheriap. 85
Endocarditisp. 97
Enterovirusesp. 117
Epstein-Barr Virus Infectionsp. 143
Eye Infectionsp. 161
Fungal Infections in Childhoodp. 187
Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tractp. 201
Helminth Infectionsp. 227
Haemophilus Influenzae Type Bp. 239
Herpes Simplex Virus Infectionsp. 259
Human Herpesvirus 6, 7, and 8p. 277
Infection in the Immunoincompetent Childp. 293
Kawasaki Syndromep. 323
Malariap. 337
Measles (Rubeola)p. 353
Meningitisp. 373
Mumpsp. 391
Osteomyelitis and Suppurative Arthritisp. 403
Otitis Mediap. 417
Parvovirus Infectionsp. 429
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)p. 443
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Cystic Fibrosisp. 461
Rabies (Hydrophobia, Rage, Lyssa)p. 477
Respiratory Infectionsp. 493
Rubella (German Measles)p. 531
Sepsis in the Newbornp. 545
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 563
Smallpox and Vacciniap. 613
Staphylococcal Infectionsp. 627
Streptococcal Infectionsp. 641
Tetanus (Lockjaw) and Neonatal Tetanusp. 655
Tick-borne Infectionsp. 663
Toxoplasmosisp. 697
Tuberculosisp. 731
Urinary Tract Infectionsp. 769
Varicella-Zoster Virus Infectionsp. 785
Viral Hepatitis: A, B, C, D, E, and Newer Hepatitis Agentsp. 817
Viral Infections of the Central Nervous Systemp. 855
Wounds, Abscesses, and Other Infections Caused by Anaerobic Bacteriap. 879
Diagnosis of Acute Exanthematous Diseasesp. 925
Antimicrobial Drugsp. 933
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedulep. 995
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)p. 1001
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