This classic text delivers comprehensive, yet concise coverage of childhood exanthems and other infections, offering practical options for their management and treatment. Thoroughly cross-referenced chapters and a wealth of helpful tables, diagrams, charts, photographs, and color plates speed readers to a diagnosis. Chapters cover history, management, and treatment of the major infections affecting children worldwide, including emerging and re-emerging diseases in developing countries (such as malaria and dengue).
Reflects the most recent developments in the field with...
- New chapters on fungal infections, eye infections, cholera, dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever, malaria, and helminthic infections.
- An updated smallpox/vaccinia chapter with information on bioterrorism and the initiation of smallpox vaccination programs.
- An expanded discussion of pseudomonas infections in the cystic fibrosis chapter.
- Discussions of the newer hepatitis viruses.