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Case Studies in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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  • Date Published: August 2007
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521697613

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  • This book features 121 case studies intended to provide an approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric infectious diseases. There are three sections: the first discusses the principles of diagnosing infections, using epidemiology, microbiology, and clinical medicine, while also discussing the principles of treatment; the second, constituting the core of the book, consists of case studies. A brief case scenario, designed to challenge the reader to work out the answer, is followed by a discussion of the case. The third section contains tables and lists about infectious agents and their epidemiology.

    • Provides a case-based method for studying the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of infectious diseases
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    • Date Published: August 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521697613
    • length: 400 pages
    • dimensions: 250 x 126 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.884kg
    • contains: 55 b/w illus. 159 colour illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction
    Part II. Case Studies
    Part III. Appendix.

  • Author

    Frank E. Berkowitz, Emory University, Atlanta
    Frank E. Berkowitz was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in 1972, where he later trained in pediatrics and microbiology. After pursuing further studies in pediatric infectious diseases and epidemiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, he practiced pediatrics for several years in South Africa and later in Atlanta, where he studied epidemiology at Emory University. He has published and lectured on a wide variety of infectious diseases and has received several teaching awards. Dr Berkowitz currently practices general pediatrics and infectious diseases in Atlanta, where he is Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine.

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