Pediatric Practice Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

Pediatric Practice Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

by Samir S. Shah
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Pediatric Practice Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

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....I will put it in my library where I practice and will use it especially when I am looking for an algorithm for diagnosis or treatment or seeking photographs or illustrations of a specific disease. I will use other sections for teaching hospital residents about specific infections. It is reasonably priced and covers a large amount of clinical care applicable to adults and children."—JAMA

Part of the Pediatric Practice series, Pediatric Practice: Infectious Diseases 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 you can incorporate into your practice right away.


  • Tips that tell you what you must know—and what you 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071489249
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/20/2009
Series: Pediatric Practice Series
Pages: 816
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents



Section 1: Practical Aspects

1. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial, Parasitic and Fungal Diseases, Alexander J. McAdam

2. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases, Richard L. Hodinka

3. Vaccines and Vaccine Safety, Michael J. Smith

4. Infection Control in the Office, Thomas J. Sandora
5. Infection Control in the Hospital, Robert Seese and Johanna Goldfarb

6. Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Kevin J. Downes and Samir S. Shah

Section 2: Signs and Symptoms

7. Chronic Abdominal Pain, Joel Friedlander and Randolph P. Matthews

8. Ataxia, Erika F. Augustine and Annapurna Poduri

9. Dysuria, Kristen Feemster

10. Headache, Robert A. Avery

11. Joint Complaints, Scott M. Lieberman, Melissa A. Lerman, and Jon M. Burnham

12. Neck Pain, Orooj Fasiuddin, Kishore Vellody, and Basil J. Zitelli

13. Rash, Kara N. Smith

14. Stridor, Megan Aylor and Evan Fieldston

15. Wheezing, Evan Fieldston and Megan Aylor

Section 3: Neurologic Infections

16. Meningitis, Marvin B. Harper

17. Encephalitis, Cynthia J. Campen, Sarah M. Kranick, and Daniel J. Licht

18. Transverse Myelitis, Mark P. Gorman and Scott L. Pomeroy

19. Pediatric Movement Disorders and Infectious Disease, Samay Jain

Section 4: Ophthalmologic Infections

20. Conjunctivitis in the Neonate, Margaret R. Hammerschlag and Joseph Sleiman

21. Conjunctivitis in the Older Child, Joseph Sleiman and Margaret R. Hammerschlag

22. Periorbital and Orbital Infections, Latania K. Logan and Tina Q. Tan

23. Infectious Keratitis in Children, Daniel J. Salchow

Section 5: Oral Cavity and Neck Infections

24. Pharyngitis and Stomatitis, Mark S. Pasternack

25. Peritonsillar and Retropharyngeal Abscess, Udayan K. Shah

26. Cervical Lymphadenitis, Yodit Belew and Rebecca E. Levorson
27. Gingival and Periodontal Infections, Nadeem Karimbux and David Kim

Section 6: Upper Respiratory Infections

28. Otitis Media, Donald H. Arnold and David M. Spiro

29. Otitis Externa, Rahul K. Shah and Udayan K. Shah

30. Rhinosinusitis, Peter Clement and Brian T. Fisher

31. Croup, Robert Bruce Wright and Terry Klassen

Section 7: Lower Respiratory Infections

32. Bronchiolitis, Brian K. Alverson

33. Uncomplicated Pneumonia, Gary Frank and Samir S. Shah

34. Complicated Pneumonia, Sanjeev Swami, Peter Mattei, and Samir S. Shah

35. Recurrent Pneumonia, Elizabeth K. Fiorino and Howard B. Panitch

36. Childhood Tuberculosis, Ben J. Marais

Section 8: Cardiac Infections

37. Endocarditis, Michael G.W. Camitta, Joseph W. St. Geme III, and Jennifer S. Li

38. Myocarditis and Pericarditis, Sarah C. McBride and Joshua W. Salvin

Section 9: Gastrointestinal Infections

39. Gastroenteritis, Philip R. Spandorfer

40. Hepatitis, Binita M. Kamath and Barbara A. Haber
41. Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea and Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease, Louis Valiquette and Jacques Pépin

Section 10: Genitourinary Infections
42. Urinary Tract Infections, Mercedes M. Blackstone and Joseph J. Zorc

43. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Oana Tomescu and Nadja G. Peter

44. Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents, Leonard J. Levinea and Sarah M. Taub

Section 11: Skin Infections

45. Skin and Skin Structure Infections, Matthew Kronman

46. Bite Wound Infections, Toni K. Gross and Jill M. Baren
Section 12: Bone and Joint Infections

47. Osteomyelitis, Sandra Arnold

48. Septic Arthritis, Pablo Yagupsky

49. Diskitis, Gokce Mik, David A. Spiegel, and John M. Flynn

Section 13: Perinatal and Neonatal Infections

50. Congenital TORCH Infections, Yeisid F. Gozzo and Patrick G. Gallagher

51. Neonatal Fever, Jeffrey R. Avner

Section 14: HIV Exposure and Infection

52. HIV-Exposed Neonate and HIV At-Risk Child, Sarah M. Wood, Richard M. Rutstein, and Andrew P. Steenhoff

53. Care of the HIV-Infected Child, Andrew P. Steenhoff, Wolfgang Rennert, and Richard M. Rutstein

54. Infections in HIV-Infected Children, Andrew P. Steenhoff, Wolfgang Rennert, and Richard M. Rutstein

55. Preventing HIV Infection: Postexposure Prophylaxis, Richard M. Rutstein and Andrew P. Steenhoff

Section 15: Infections Complicating Chronic Diseases

56. Infections in Children wiht Tracheostomy, Jay Berry, Shannon Manzi, and Laura Hammitt

57. Infections in Asplenic Children, Catherine Yen and Adam J. Ratner

58. Infections in Atopic Dermatitis, Jessica K. Hart and Kara N. Shah

Section 16: Congenital Immunodeficiency Syndromes

59. Evaluation of the Child with Suspected Immune Deficiency, Timothy R. La Pine and Harry R. Hill

Section 17: Fever Syndromes

60. Fever of Unknown Origin, Jason G. Newland and Mary Anne Jackson

61. Hereditary Periodic Fever Syndromes, Evelien J. Bodar, Anna Simon, and Joost P.H. Drenth

62. Kawasaki Disease, Adriana H. Tremoulet and Jane C. Burns

63. Mononucleosis Syndromes, Beth C. Marshall and William C. Koch

Section 18: Travel-Related Infections

64. Pretravel Preparation, John C. Christenson

65. Fever in the Returned Traveler, Matthew B. Laurens, Julia Hutter, and Miriam K. Laufer

66. Malaria, Nadia A. Sam-Agudu and Chandy C. John

67. Intestinal Parasites, Nisha Manickam and Michael Cappello

68. International Adoption and Infectious Diseases, Laurie C. Miller and Emma Jacobs

Section 19: Health-Care Acquired Infections

69. Surgical Site Infections, Peter Mattei

70. Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Infections, Jessica K. Hart and Samir S. Shah

71. Catheter-Associated Infections, Kristina Bryant and Matthew M. Zahn


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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
excellent reference book