Evidence-based Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a practicalguide to the diagnosis and management of childhood infections inclinical practice. Renowned Clinical Professor of PediatricInfectious Diseases, David Isaacs, and an expert consultant editorteam, bring you the first book to critically look at the evidencefor decision making in pediatric infections.
Based around illustrative case studies, each chapter presentsand analyzes current evidence on the management of differentpediatric infections and provides firm treatment recommendationsbased on evidence of:
* efficacy and safety
* antibiotic resistance
* adverse effects
* ethical considerations.
Clear summaries and specific guidance allow you to assess theevidence for yourself and make rapid but informed managementdecisions based on the strength of evidence available. Antibioticdoses are presented clearly and simply, enabling you to selectappropriate treatment at a glance.
This book uses a case-based approach that focuses on the mostcommon disease areas affecting children in industrializedcountries, developing countries, travelers and refugees. It is anup-to-date, relevant and widely applicable text that carefullyexamines the evidence for antibiotics and other interventionswhilst encouraging a conservative and responsible approach toantibiotic use.
Evidence-based Pediatric Infectious Diseases is anindispensable resource for any practitioner who strives to providethe best evidence-based care for childhood infections.