Red Book 2015: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases

  • ISBN-13: 9781581109269
  • Author: UNKNOWN
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Publication date: 2015-05-01
  • Edition: 30
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 1152
  • $134.59
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2015 Red Book is the American Academy of Pediatrics' authoritative guide to manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 childhood conditions.It provides evidence-based guidance to practicing clinicians on pediatric infections and vaccinations based on the recommendations of the committee as well as the combined expertise of the CDC, the FDA and hundreds of physician contributors.The Red Book is an essential reference for pediatric infectious diseases specialists and general pediatricians, and is useful for family medicine and emergency medicine physicians as well. Public health and school health providers, medical residents and students also will find it a high-yield source of pediatric infectious disease and vaccine information.The book is divided into sections that coverActive and passive immunizationDisease summariesAntimicrobial therapy for treatment and prophylaxisCare of children in special situationsUpdated information and recommendations you cannot afford to be without...Standardized approach to disease prevention through immunizations, antimicrobial prophylaxis, and infection control practicesNew chapter on Hemorrhagic Fevers Caused by Filoviruses has been addedNew chapter on human parechovirus infections has been addedUpdated information on hypersensitivity reactions after immunizationsThe latest on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in adolescents and childrenUpdated coverage of actinomycosis, amebiases, arbovirus, bacterial vaginosis, blastocystis, candidiasis, Clostridium difficle, coronaviruses, dengue, enteroviruses, Escherichia coli, Giardia intestinalis, gonococcal infections, Helicobacter pylori infections, lyme disease, meningococcal infections, pediculosis capitis, pertussis, pneumococcal infections, rotavirus, and moreManaging Injection Pain has been significantly expandedUpdated information on hepatitis CUpdated information on group B streptococcal infectionsUpdated section on drugs for parasitic infectionsSignificantly revised chapter on Respiratory Syncytial VirusRecommendations for using MMR or MMRV vaccines have been updatedThe Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship chapter has been significantly broaded and updatedUpdated information on HIVAnd much more!

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