Infectious Diseases in Children and Newer Vaccines

by Tapan Kr Ghosh

This book entitled Infectious Diseases in Children and Newer Vaccines contains 48 articles on different infectious diseases, rational antibiotic therapy and some selected new vaccines. The authors are eminent personalities in this field of Pediatrics. The topics of lectures of one National Conference and one National CME program of IAP Infectious Diseases Chapter have been compiled and updated with recent information in this book. So there are selected articles on the most important topics of Infectious Diseases in this book, which are commonly seen in pediatric age group and are discussed here by the experts in this field. This monograph compiling the varied topics related to this subspeciality of pediatrics, namely: (i) Problems related to some selected and important infectious disease like, tuberculosis, typhoid, malaria, kala-azar, dengue, leptospirosis and AIDS, (ii) some infectious disease related topics like perinatal infections, neonatal sepsis, septic shock in pediatrics, pneumonia, pyrexia of unknown origin, otitis media and SARS, (iii) topics on recent outstanding problems like multidrug resistance, success and failure of polio eradication in our country, (iv) current debatable topic like molecular diagnosis in infectious diseases, and (v) role of various non EPI and so called newer vaccines, which are flooding the present market with great hopes. This is very important as we search the textbook for such practical answers and often fail to get those, this book will solve many of such problems.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Ghosh Tapan Kr Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
ISBN 9788180619397
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10384
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2007
Pages 366
Book Type Professional


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