KRUGMAN’S INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF CHILDREN (ed 11)

December 31, 2006

Infections continue to be the leading killer of children worldwide.This text-now in its 11th edition-provides comprehensiveyet concise information on the natural history, diagnosis,treatment, and prevention of the major infections thataffect children. New to this edition are chapters on fungal infections,eye infections, cholera, dengue and dengue hemorrhagicfever, helminthic infections, and malaria. All otherchapters have been extensively revised and updated to coversuch topics as smallpox vaccination, bioterrorism, newer hepatitisviruses, and Pseudomonas infections in patients withcystic fibrosis. Included in the appendices are the indications,contraindications, adverse effects, and drug interactions ofantimicrobials used in children; the recommended childhoodand adolescent immunization schedule; and a discussion ofsevere acute respiratory syndrome. More than 50 color photographs-as well as numerous radiographs, photomicrographs,diagrams, charts, and tables-accompany the text.

Infections continue to be the leading killer of children worldwide.This text--now in its 11th edition--provides comprehensiveyet concise information on the natural history, diagnosis,treatment, and prevention of the major infections thataffect children. New to this edition are chapters on fungal infections,eye infections, cholera, dengue and dengue hemorrhagicfever, helminthic infections, and malaria. All otherchapters have been extensively revised and updated to coversuch topics as smallpox vaccination, bioterrorism, newer hepatitisviruses, and Pseudomonas infections in patients withcystic fibrosis. Included in the appendices are the indications,contraindications, adverse effects, and drug interactions ofantimicrobials used in children; the recommended childhoodand adolescent immunization schedule; and a discussion ofsevere acute respiratory syndrome. More than 50 color photographs--as well as numerous radiographs, photomicrographs,diagrams, charts, and tables--accompany the text.