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A clinical guide to pediatric infectious disease [electronic resource] /
Donald Janner.
imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
description
ix, 220 p.: ill.
ISBN
0781755840, 9780781755849
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Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
isbn
0781755840
9780781755849
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
6778727
 
Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Ovid Technologies, Inc. Available via World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
The ideal time-saver for the busy clinician at the front lines of pediatric care, this handy guide delivers a practical "how-to" perspective on diagnosis and treatment for a range of commonly encountered infections. Broad-based material helps you meet the challenges of a range of infectious disease statesfrom otitis media, sinusitis, and urinary tract infection...to hepatitis, cervical adenitis, pediatric tuberculosis, pneumonia, catheter infection, and more. Let these dynamic features guide your diagnostic and treatment choices... Clinically essential material on specific drugs and dosageshelps you select the best treatment for each patient, and alerts you to potentially hazardous dosing errors and drug interactions. Section on accurate interpretation of laboratory testsoutlines proper interpretive technique for a range of common tests and helps hone your diagnostic skills. Consistent chapter templateallows you to locate needed information quickly. Coverage of infection control in organ transplant recipientshelps you meet the special needs of this patient population. Convenient sizemakes this an ideal quick-consult at the bedside, in the lab, or in the office. Diagnose and treat childhood infections with confidence...Order your copy today!
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Designed as a handy time-saver for busy clinicians, this guide covers the diagnosis and treatment of a range of commonly encountered childhood infections. Coverage includes clinically essential material on specific drugs, dosages, and drug interactions.
Main Description
The ideal time-saver for the busy clinician at the front lines of pediatric care, this handy guide delivers a practical "how-to" perspective on diagnosis and treatment for a range of commonly encountered infections. Broad-based material helps you meet the challenges of a range of infectious disease states--from otitis media, sinusitis, and urinary tract infection...to hepatitis, cervical adenitis, pediatric tuberculosis, pneumonia, catheter infection, and more. Let these dynamic features guide your diagnostic and treatment choices... . Clinically essential material on specific drugs and dosages helps you select the best treatment for each patient, and alerts you to potentially hazardous dosing errors and drug interactions. . Section on accurate interpretation of laboratory tests outlines proper interpretive technique for a range of common tests and helps hone your diagnostic skills. . Consistent chapter template allows you to locate needed information quickly. . Coverage of infection control in organ transplant recipients helps you meet the special needs of this patient population. . Convenient size makes this an ideal quick-consult at the bedside, in the lab, or in the office. Diagnose and treat childhood infections with confidence...Order your copy today!
Table of Contents
Laboratory diagnosis of pediatric infectious diseasep. 1
Osteomyelitis and septic arthritisp. 15
Congenital infectionsp. 26
Congenital immunodeficienciesp. 41
Hepatitisp. 56
Otitis media and sinusitisp. 65
Outpatient evaluation of feverp. 73
Periorbital and orbital cellulitisp. 82
Cervical adenitisp. 91
Urinary tract infectionsp. 102
Meningitisp. 108
Pediatric tuberculosisp. 123
Community-acquired pneumoniap. 136
Salmonella gastroenteritisp. 146
Catheter infectionp. 150
Infection in unusual spacesp. 156
Fever and neutropeniap. 167
Fever of unknown originp. 179
Infection in solid organ transplant recipientsp. 192
Prophylaxisp. 203
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