Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

by A Parthasarathy, Rohit C Agrawal, Ritabrata Kundu, Vijay N Yewale, Jaydeep Choudhury, Abhay K Shah, Digant D Shastri, Dhanya Dharmapalan

This book provides information on infectious diseases that contribute to major chunk of cases in pediatrician’s day-to-day practice. It also contributes tremendously to child mortality and morbidity. In spite of availability of modern therapeutic and preventive modalities, thousands of children die because of various infections. Proper understanding of various aspects of childhood infections, such as rational diagnostic approach, and management and prevention are very important. The chapters here, deals with various infectious diseases with clear demarcated subsections, excellent and rare pictures of pediatric infectious diseases commonly and uncommonly seen in the office practice in the form of a beautiful atlas, which indeed serves as a ready-reckoner for a practitioner in his busy schedule. The infections have been classified as per the organ systems. Infections in neonates and fever with rash and infections in the immunocompromised child have been discussed separately. Each image is accompanied by a brief and precise description of the clinical feature as well as suggested management for the same. The diagnosis in many infectious diseases is clinical. Hence, a need for the atlas which is a ready reckoner, for all practicing pediatricians and also postgraduate students is indeed appreciated.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Parthasarathy A
The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University; Madras Medical College; Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2. Agrawal Rohit C
Chandrajyoti Children Hospital Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Kohinoor Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3. Kundu Ritabrata
Institute of Child Health, 11 Dr Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata 700017
4. Yewale Vijay N
Dr Yewale’s Multispeciality Hospital for Children, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Mathadi Trust Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
5. Choudhury Jaydeep
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
6. Shah Abhay K
Children Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
7. Shastri Digant D
Killol Children Hospital and NICU, Surat, Gujarat, India
8. Dharmapalan Dhanya Dr Yewale’s Multispeciality Hospital for Children, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789350903780
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11888
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 186
Book Type Professional

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