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...The editor is a well-recognized authority in the field...Broad categories of pediatric infectious diseases from laboratory diagnosis to infections by system and antimicrobial therapy are covered satisfactorily. The text is clear and succinct. Its strength lies in the management protocols and tables (differential diagnosis, etc)...
-Robert J. Leggiadro, MD (St. Vincent's Staten Island)
This is an updated, enlarged new edition of medicine's most respected, bestselling handbook of pediatric infectious diseases by the field's leading authority. It contains new chapters on immunizations and prophylactic antimicrobial therapy, including the latest additions to the armamentarium of agents now approved for use in children. Another new chapter covers travel medicine for adults and children, including advice for missionaries and their families. Dr. Steele has added new information on dosage adjustments for neonates based on recent pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data and has updated and detailed the many new classes of antiviral agents and the chapter on AIDS in children.