Red Book 2018: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases)

Red Book 2018: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases)

Extending an 8-decade tradition of excellence, Red Book® provides the most reliable and clinically useful information on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of more than 200 childhood infectious diseases. The 31st edition provides evidence-based guidance to practicing clinicians on pediatric infections and vaccinations based on the recommendations of the committee as well as the combined expertise of the CDC, the FDA, and hundreds physician contributors. New in Red Book 2018:All chapters were assessed for relevance given the dynamic environment in pediatric medicine today and every chapter has been modified since the last edition3 new chapters added (Chikungunya, Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal Infections, and Zika).Standardized approaches to disease prevention through immunizations, antimicrobial prophylaxis, and infection-control practices have been updated throughoutRecommendations for the use of doxycycline have been liberalized.References to evidence-based policy recommendations have been recommendedAppropriate chapters have been updated to be consistent with 2018 AAP and CDC vaccine recommendations, CDC recommendations for immunization of health care personnel, and drug recommendations from 2018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy.Red Book® is an indispensable reference for pediatricians and pediatric infectious disease specialists and is useful for family medicine and emergency medicine physicians as well. Public health and school health professionals, medical residents, and students also will find it a high-yield source of pediatric infectious disease and vaccine information.

Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Short Course, Second Edition (LANGE Clinical Medicine)

Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Short Course, Second Edition (LANGE Clinical Medicine)

Gain a full understanding of clinical infectious diseases in just thirty days A Doody's Core Title for 2011! No other resource makes clinical infectious diseases more manageable and easy to master than Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Short Course. This one-of-a-kind self-instruction tool is organized by system/region as opposed to pathogens -- simulating how common pathogens and disorders would be encountered in rounds or in practice. For this reason, this remarkable resource is unsurpassed for learning how to associate pathogens with their corresponding impact on actual patients. Features: A true, concise “short course” format that can be read and understood in the span of a 30-day infectious disease rotation Numerous case examples -- appropriate for PBL and integrated curricula -- to further highlight clinical application of the content Key points summaries and Guiding Questions that drive home core concepts and aid comprehension 24 eye-catching color plates that depict major pathogens and reinforce the impact of clinical infection NEW! An even more concise and streamlined format designed to help you learn the most in the least amount of time

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 5e

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 5e

Comprehensive in scope, yet concise and easy to manage, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 5th Edition, by Drs. Sarah Long, Charles Prober, and Marc Fischer, is your go-to resource for authoritative information on infectious diseases in children and adolescents. A veritable "who's who" of global authorities provides the practical knowledge you need to understand, diagnose, and manage almost any pediatric infectious disease you may encounter.Features a consistent, easy-access format with high-yield information boxes, highlighted key points, and an abundance of detailed illustrations and at-a-glance tables.Allows quick look-up by clinical presentation, pathogen, or type of host.Includes coverage of the latest vaccine products, recommendations, and effectiveness as well as expanded diagnostics and therapies for autoinflammatory/periodic fever syndromes. Covers emerging viruses such as Zika, Ebola, and EV-D68, as well as infectious risks of immunomodulating drugs and expanding antimicrobial resistance patterns. Discusses expanding antimicrobial resistance patterns and new therapies for viral and fungal infections and resistant bacterial infections. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos (including video updates), glossary, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Evolution of Infectious Disease

Evolution of Infectious Disease

Findings from the field of evolutionary biology are yielding dramatic insights for health scientists, especially those involved in the fight against infectious diseases. This book is the first in-depth presentation of these insights. In detailing why the pathogens that cause malaria, smallpox, tuberculosis, and AIDS have their special kinds of deadliness, the book shows how efforts to control virtually all diseases would benefit from a more thorough application of evolutionary principles. When viewed from a Darwinian perspective, a pathogen is not simply a disease-causing agent, it is a self-replicating organism driven by evolutionary pressures to pass on as many copies of itself as possible. In this context, so-called "cultural vectors"--those aspects of human behavior and the human environment that allow spread of disease from immobilized people--become more important than ever. Interventions to control diseases don't simply hinder their spread but can cause pathogens and the diseases they engender to evolve into more benign forms. In fact, the union of health science with evolutionary biology offers an entirely new dimension to policy making, as the possibility of determining the future course of many diseases becomes a reality. By presenting the first detailed explanation of an evolutionary perspective on infectious disease, the author has achieved a genuine milestone in the synthesis of health science, epidemiology, and evolutionary biology. Written in a clear, accessible style, it is intended for a wide readership among professionals in these fields and general readers interested in science and health.

Infectious Diseases: A Geographic Guide

Infectious Diseases: A Geographic Guide

The second edition of this concise and practical guide describes infections in geographical areas and provides information on disease risk, concomitant infections (such as co-prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis) and emerging bacterial, viral and parasitic infections in a given geographical area of the world. Geographic approach means that it�s the only book to guide the health care worker towards a diagnosis based on the location of symptoms and travel history by encouraging the question �where have you been?� New content covering MERS, Ebola, Zika, and infections transmitted during air and maritime travel Covers the major infectious disease outbreaks framed in their geographic setting such as� H7N9 �bird flu� influenza, H1N1, Ebola, and Zika Outstanding international editor team with vast experience on various international infectious disease and as journal editors and key leaders in infection surveillance

Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

The third edition of this best-selling resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics aids in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 100 infectious diseases. Streamline disease recognition and clinical decision-making with more than 1,200 finely detailed color images. Three new chapters cover fungal diseases, hemorrhagic fevers (filoviruses), and trichuriasis. Concise text descriptions steps through diagnosis, evaluation and management essentials for each condition. Essential information on each condition is presented in the precise sequence needed in the clinical setting:Clinical manifestationsEpidemiologyDiagnostic testsEtiologyIncubation periodTreatment

Consultations in Infectious Disease: A Case Based Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Consultations in Infectious Disease: A Case Based Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Infectious diseases have plagued man throughout history. In the era of modern medicine antibiotics and vaccines brought the hope of liberation from the great scourges of smallpox, polio, and tuberculosis. Yet, in the ensuing decades as we hoped to close the book on infectious diseases, we have instead been confronted by wave upon wave of new assailants. AIDS, SARS, pandemic influenza, and multi-drug resistant bacteria demonstrated how our technological advances have either fallen short in halting or even enhanced the spread of emerging pathogens. International air travel has collapsed geographic boundaries that once confined tropical infections to distant latitudes. Novel forms of immunosuppression, advances in organ transplantation, and victories in the cancer wars have led to an ever-expanding population at risk for opportunistic infections. In this collection of illustrated cases we give a cross-sectional view of the growing challenges that face the infectious diseases consultant. The modern physician is empowered by high resolution imaging and molecular diagnostic techniques that confer diagnostic capabilities Osler could have only dreamed of. Nevertheless we continue to grapple with the timeless struggles illuminated by Pasteur, Koch, and Fleming between man and the microscopic organisms of the world.Part of the new Oxford American Infectious Disease Library series, this book of illustrative cases will appeal to anyone working in a busy infectious diseases consultation service or practice including students, residents, fellows, faculty and other ID practitioners. Featuring numerous high-quality images and illustrations guiding diagnosis and case discussion, the handbook is meant to serve as a highly practical guide covering current approaches and new developments in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a cross section of infectious diseases, including community-acquired and healthcare-associated infections.

Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy Self Assessment

Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy Self Assessment

Infectious disease (ID) is a constant concern for pharmacy clinicians, with far too few specialists to meet the demand. That means that while more and more pharmacists are seeking the added qualification in infectious disease along with other Board Certifications, many clinical pharmacists have to meet a higher standard as de facto ID specialists. Further, treatment of infectious disease involves a good deal of grey area, which means that even the experts need a way to verify their mastery   Now, Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy Self Assessment, by Lea Eiland and Diane Ginsburg, bring you  thorough and relevant cases where questions are delivered with varying degrees of difficulty, allowing you to truly gauge your level of understanding of complex ID pharmacotherapy problems. Three levels of difficulty offers users a way to assess their mastery of ID topics. 


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