Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

by Vijay N Yewale, Digant D Shastri, Abhay K Shah, Kheya Ghosh Uttam, Ritabrata Kundu, Jaydeep Choudhury, Dhanya Dharmapalan, A Parthasarathy, Shyam Kukreja, Ashok Rai, Sanjay Krishna Ghorpade, Vasant Khalatkar

This textbook is focuses on pediatric infectious diseases. Infectious diseases contribute a major chunk of cases in our day-to-day practice. It also contributes tremendously to child mortality and morbidity. Infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi or parasites and can spread between individuals. This book consists of 10 chapters, which include general topics, diagnosis and management, common systemic infections, common bacterial infections, common viral infections, protozoal, parasitic and fungal infections, emerging infections, IAP guidelines/protocols, vaccines and immunization, and miscellaneous topics. The book gives latest information about the magnitude of infectious diseases burden along with the contribution of vaccine preventable diseases. Antimicrobial resistance and new infectious agents are the two main challenges in our country. Both these topics have been covered in this book. One of the important contents is the inclusion of guidelines and protocols of Infectious Diseases Chapter, which have been published in the preceding years. It enables the reader to understand the most comprehensive way to diagnose and treat the diseases which are common problems of our country. This book is useful not only to the practicing pediatricians but also to the students.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Yewale Vijay N
Dr Yewale’s Multispecialty Hospital for Children Sector 9, Vashi, Maharashtra, India, Mathadi Trust Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2. Shastri Digant D
Killol Children Hospital, 303 & 304, Takshashila Apartment, Majura Gate, Surat - 395002
3. Shah Abhay K
Children Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
4. Uttam Kheya Ghosh
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
5. Kundu Ritabrata
Institute of Child Health, 11 Dr Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata 700017
6. Choudhury Jaydeep
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
7. Dharmapalan Dhanya
Dr Yewale’s Multispeciality Hospital for Children, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
8. Parthasarathy A
AP Child Care, Chennai; Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
9. Kukreja Shyam
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj
10. Rai Ashok
Surya Superspecialty Hospital, Varanasi, Kilkari Institute of Child Health, Varanasi; Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy and Handicapped Children, Varanasi; Heritage Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
11. Ghorpade Sanjay Krishna
Postgraduate Institute of Pediatrics and Niramay Hospital and Research Center, Satara, Maharashtra, India
12. Khalatkar Vasant Khalatkar Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789352702503
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18153
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 698
Book Type Professional

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