Clinical Manual of Fever in Children by A. Sahib El-RadhiClinical Manual of Fever in Children by A. Sahib El-Radhi

Clinical Manual of Fever in Children

EditorA. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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Family doctors, pediatricians and other professionals who deal with children are regularly consulted because of febrile children. During the past few years remarkable advances on this subject of fever have been made. Among others, this book covers: - Different types of fever with possible complications, - Hyperthermia and their management, - Management of fever with guidelines on antipyretics and their side effects, - Complimentary medicine and fever, - Differential diagnosis of fever, with problem-setting and solving as a case presentation. This reader-friendly reference on the disorders of body temperature in children covers the entire spectrum of subjects related to fever. It gives an overview of the best treatment options in order to achieve the best results.
Title:Clinical Manual of Fever in ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:338 pagesPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642097332

ISBN - 13:9783642097331

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Table of Contents

Following a "Table of Contents", Introduction and Foreword, the book is expected to include the following chapters: - chapter on definition of terms, classification of fever and hyperthermia, - chapter addressing the "pathogenesis of fever", chapter on "measurement of body temperature", - chapter about fever in common infectious diseases, - chapter about fever in non-infectious diseases, - chapter on Hypothermia, it causes, its prevention and treatment, - chapter focuses on "management of fever", - chapter on febrile seizures, -chapter addressing views and perception of parents and doctors on fever, - chapter on the controversial subject: Is fever beneficial, - chapter on "complimentary medicine" and fever, e.g. herbal medicine, - chapter on "The history of fever"; finally: differential diagnosis of fever, with problem-setting and solving.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"El-Radhi, Carroll, and Klein have edited an exceedingly well-structured book that covers fever in children from numerous perspectives. . The book is richly illustrated with graphs and charts, and its layout is user-friendly. . overall the book is well organized and edited. Clinical Manual of Fever in Children will be exceptionally useful for medical and nursing students, as well as for nurses and physicians who care for children on a regular basis. . can serve as an excellent source for guidance." (Dennis Rosen, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 302 (19), November, 2009)"A compendium of the physiology and physiopathology of fever methods of measurement of body temperature and a review of hypothermia. One chapter is on antipyretics. Useful to all pediatricians and general practitioners." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 7 (4), June, 2010)