In the care of pediatric patients, infectious diseases comprise over 50% of the clinical diagnoses. For this reason, it is essential to have a basic understanding of infectious processes and to keep abreast of new developments in the field. This reference stands as a convenient and time-saving reference for clinicians on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pediatric infections diseases and is completely updated to include the latest guidelines from esteemed societies such as the Infectious Disease Society of America, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Thoracic Society, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Infectious Disease Emergencies. Neonatal Infections. Immunizations. Travel Medicine. Prophylactic Antimicrobial Therapy. Common Outpatient Infections. Procedures. Laboratory Diagnosis. Respiratory Infections. Gastrointestinal Infections. Bone and Joint Infections. Urinary Tract Infections. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Central Nervous System Infections. Surgical Infections. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Genital Tract Infections. AIDS. The Immunocompromised Host. Infection Control. Antimicrobial Therapy