Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant, written and edited by Drs. Remington, Klein, Wilson, Nizet, and Maldonado, remains the definitive source of information in this field. The 7th edition of this authoritative reference provides the most up-to-date and complete guidance on infections found in utero, during delivery, and in the neonatal period in both premature and term infants. Special attention is given to the prevention and treatment of these diseases found in developing countries as well as the latest findings about new antimicrobial agents, gram-negative infections and their management, and recommendations for immunization of the fetus/mother. Nationally and internationally recognized in immunology and infectious diseases, new associate editors Nizet and Maldonado bring new insight and fresh perspective to the book. Easy access to the complete contents and illustrations can be found online at expertconsult.com.
• Get the latest information on maternal infections when they are pertinent to the infant or developing fetus, including disease transmission through breastfeeding
• Diagnose, prevent, and treat neonatal infectious diseases with expert guidance from the world's leading authorities and evidence-based recommendations.
• Incorporate the latest findings about infections found in utero, during delivery, and in the neonatal period.
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• Get fresh perspectives from two new associate editorsDrs. Yvonne Maldonado, head of the Pediatric Infectious Disease program at Stanford, and Victor Nizet, Professor of Pediatrics & Pharmacy at University of California, San Diego and UCSD School of Medicine.
• Keep up with the most relevant topics in fetal/neonatal infectious disease including new antimicrobial agents, gram- negative infections and their management, and recommendations for immunization of the fetus/mother.
• Overcome the clinical challenges in developing countries where access to proper medical care is limited.
• Apply the latest recommendations for H1N1 virus and vaccines.
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Identify and treat infections with the latest evidence-based information on fighting life-threatening diseases in the fetus and newborn infants.