IAP Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

by Digant D Shastri, Ritabrata Kundu, Jaydeep Choudhury, Vijay Yewale

This book, Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Disease, deals with pediatric infections. Infectious diseases account for major bulk of pediatric patients encountered in our daily practice. This book includes the common infections we face in our country including the tropical infectious diseases. Emphasis has been given to include those infections which are re-emerging causing considerable mortality and morbidity. This book comprised of 10 sections that mainly focus on general topics, diagnosis and management, fever, common systemic infections, common bacterial infections, common viral infections, protozoal, parasitic and fungal infections, other infections, vaccines and immunization, and miscellaneous topics, which are further divided into chapters. The 88 chapters contributed by more than 100 expert academicians in pediatric infections have covered all the important, emerging and newer aspects of the subject. It has been designed to be useful to both students and practicing pediatricians. The book provides an outline about the mechanism of bacterial infection and drug resistance with precautions to be taken both in hospital and office practice to prevent infection.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Shastri Digant D
Killol Children Hospital, 303 & 304, Takshashila Apartment, Majura Gate, Surat - 395002
2. Kundu Ritabrata
Institute of Child Health, 11 Dr Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata, India
3. Choudhury Jaydeep
Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
4. Yewale Vijay Apollo Hospitals and Dr Yewale Multispecialty Hospital for Children, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789354656866
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18678
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 899
Book Type Textbook


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