Designed as a quick read for both students on a pediatrics rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Pediatric Infectious Diseases covers the essentials of pediatric infectious diseases that every practitioner will need to know. Pocket-sized and practical, these books will cover the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. Each guide focuses on the essential content students need to know during a rotation allowing for a fast, easy read. The text emphasizes pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Twenty-five multiple-choice and matching review questions are included to help students test their understanding of the subject. The book also features valuable appendices on career and residency opportunities, commonly prescribed medications, and a list of suggested additional reading for those who would like to learn more.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Diagnostic Microbiology Chapter 2: Diagnostic Virology Chapter 3: Antimicrobial Agents Chapter 4: Antifungal Agents Chapter 5: Antiviral Agents Chapter 6: Ophthalmologic Infections Chapter 7: Central Nervous System Infections Chapter 8: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Chapter 9: Lower Respiratory Tract Infections Chapter 10: Cardiac Infections Chapter 11: Gastrointestinal Tract Infections Chapter 12: Genitourinary Tract Infections Chapter 13: Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Chapter 14: Bone and Joint Infections Chapter 15: Bloodstream Infections Chapter 16: Trauma-related Infections Chapter 17: Congenital/Perinatal Infections Chapter 18: Fever Chapter 19: Fever and Rash Chapter 20: Infections in Children with Cancer Chapter 21: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Chapter 22: Inherited Immune Deficiencies Chapter 23: Infections in Other Immunocompromised Hosts Chapter 24: Biowarfare Agents Chapter 25: Prevention of Infection