Home > Books > Manual of Childhood Infections
Manual of Childhood Infections
View PDF

Manual of Childhood Infections

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 3rd
Authors/Editor: Shingadia, Delane; Sharland, Mike; Cant, Andrew; and others
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-57358-5
  • Description
  • Details

Endorsed by both the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the European Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

The handbook is divided into two sections, the first of which is syndrome-based and covers all the key diagnosis and management features of common childhood infections, such as sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia. The second section lists specific organisms, and provides all the key points in the epidemiology, clinical features, and management for all the key infections. Each chapter includes key references for further reading and suggestions for future research. Packed with helpful tips and practical guidance, including lists of alternative diagnoses and useful tables, the handbook also features a neonatal and paediatric formulary of around 100 of the commonest used antimicrobials based on the BNF for Children, but presented in a simple easy-to-use weight based dosing regimen. Common side effects and cautions are also included.

The book is aimed at both junior trainees looking after ill children and more senior colleagues who want to check their management plans, and is written for both a UK and European audience, reflecting the range of clinical practice across Europe, while being clear where the evidence base is strongest.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Shingadia, Delane; Sharland, Mike; Cant, Andrew; and others
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-57358-5
  • Specialty:
    Pediatrics
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Pages: 850
  • Illustrations: 24
  • Year: 2011

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
GIDEON: Global Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology Online Network Features up-to-date information and visual tools for diagnosing diseases and following the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment.
JOTM
Derwent Drug File Derwent Drug File is the definitive source for information on all aspects of drug development, synthesis, evaluation, manufacture and use.
JOTM
Obstetrics & Gynecology Official journal of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), promotes excellence in the clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology and closely related fields.
JOTM
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy Publishes peer reviewed scientific papers on contemporary drug therapy and pharmacy practice innovations in hospitals and health systems.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Cancer Immunotherapy Principles and Practice
The authoritative reference on cancer immunobiology and the immunotherapy treatments that harness the immune system to combat malignant disease.

Pediatric Neuroradiology: Clinical Practice Essentials
Offers concise guidelines on very complex topics related to the areas of pediatric neuroradiology in which it is crucial that radiologists make correct diagnoses.