Manual of Childhood Infection: The Blue Book

Paperback | April 18, 2016

EditorMike Sharland

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Infectious diseases remain a leading cause of child morbidity and mortality worldwide. Now in its fourth edition, Manual of Childhood Infections is a simple-to-use, evidence-based, and practical handbook on how to recognize, investigate, and manage both common and rare infectious diseases inchildren and babies. Endorsed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, this fully updated version of the established 'Blue Book' complements the Pan European initiatives and UK diploma courses to harmonise patient managementand training in Paediatric Infectious Diseases (PID), making it essential reading for UK and European paediatricians.Manual of Childhood Infections is divided into two alphabetized sections for easy access to information, covering key diagnosis and management features of infections alongside crucial points of epidemiology and clinical features. This fourth edition forms practical reading for practisingpaediatricians, featuring updates to all key chapters based on a literature review alongside new chapters focusing on emerging problems for Europe.

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Infectious diseases remain a leading cause of child morbidity and mortality worldwide. Now in its fourth edition, Manual of Childhood Infections is a simple-to-use, evidence-based, and practical handbook on how to recognize, investigate, and manage both common and rare infectious diseases inchildren and babies. Endorsed by the Royal Co...

Mike Sharland is a Consultant at the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit at St George's Hospital, London He is a recognized expert in optimising antimicrobial use in children. He is a board member of ESPID, Chair of ESPID Research Committee, Previous Chair of ESPID Training Committee, and Chair of RCPCH Standing Committee on Infection...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:912 pagesPublished:April 18, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Section 11. Shalom Ben-Shimol and Ron Dagan: Antibacterials2. Charalampos Antachopoulos: Antifungals3. Geoffrey Edwards: Antiparasitics4. Eleni Nastouli: Antivirals5. Theoklis Zaoutis and Beatriz Larru: Antimicrobial stewardship6. Andrew Pollard and Manish Sadarangani: Bacterial Meningitis7. Saul Faust: Bone or Joint Infection8. Georgi Christov and Garth Dixon: Cardiac Infection9. Michael Millar and Jo Seale: Central venous line infection10. Peter Rudd: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome11. Kirsty Mehring-Le Doare: Congenital Infection12. Jim Buttery: Diarrhoea and Vomiting13. Shamez Ladhani: Emerging Infections and pandemic preparedness14. Jethro Herberg: Encephalitis15. Jolanta Bernatoniene: Enlarged Lymph Nodes16. Shelley Segal: Ocular Infections17. Thomas Lehrnbecher: Immunocompromised children with infections18. Matthew Snape, Tim Sell, and Rahale Tavanayan Fard: Immunisation in immunocompromised children19. Janet McCulloch: Infection Control in the Community20. Jim Gray: Infection Control in the Hospital- HCAI21. Jim Gray: Laboratory Diagnosis of Infection22. Nicola Principi: LRTI23. Paul Heath and Stefania Vergnano: Neonatal Infection24. Athimalaipet Ramanan and Marion Roderick: Periodic Fever25. Anita Modi: Pyrexia of Unknown Origin26. Penelope Bryant: Rash27. Nikos Spryidis and Jim Gray: Gram-positive infections28. Jim Gray: Gram-negative infections29. David Elliman: Refugees and Internationally Adopted Children30. Andrew Riordan: Returning from Abroad with an Infection31. Marieke Emonts: Sepsis Syndrome32. Alyson Elliman and Claire Rohan: Sexually Transmitted Diseases33. Cilian O Maoldomhnaigh and Patrick Gavin: Skin and Soft Tissue Infection34. Austen Worth: Suspected Immunodeficiency35. Adilia Warris: Systematic Fungal Infection36. Tom Wolfs: Toxic Shock Syndrome37. Ian Maconochie and Rebecca Salter: Trauma Bites and Burns38. Matthew Ellis and Jane Wilson Howarth: Travelling Abroad39. Maria Bitsori: Urinary Tract Infections in Children40. Ulrich Heininger and Jan Bonhoeffer: URTI41. Richard Cooke: ZoonosesSection 242. Herman Goossens: Adenovirus43. Scott Hackett: Amoebiasis44. Steven Welch: Anaerobic45. Nuria Martinez-Allier: Arboviruses46. Maribel Gonzalez Tome: Ascariasis (Roundworm)47. Lucinda Winckworth: Aspergillosis48. Robert Cunney: Botulism (Food-borne and Infant Botulism)49. Julia M Kenny: Brucellosis50. Nikos Spyridis: Campylobacter51. Emmanuel Roilides: Candidiasis52. Nicol Principi: Cat-Scratch Disease53. Kirsty le Doare: Varicella zoster virus54. Nicola Principi: Chlamydia pneumoniae55. Nicola Principi: Chlamydia psittaci56. Nicola Principi: Chlamydia trachomatis57. Dominique Legros: Cholera58. Susanna Liviadiotti, Laura Folgori and Livia Gargiullo: Clostridium Difficile59. Rowan Heath: Conjunctivitis60. Mary Slatter: Cryptosporidiosis61. Suzanne Luck: Cytomegalovirus Infection62. Veronika Dvorakova and Rosemary Watson: Dermatophytoses: Tinea Capitis, Corporis, Pedis and Unguium63. Rick Malley and Irja Lutsar: Diptheria64. Jethro Herberg and Rogier van Doorn: Enteroviruses and Parechoviruses65. Sue Liebeschuetz: Rhinoviruses66. Giardiasis67. Theresa Cole: Gonococcal Infection68. Nicole van der Kar: Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome69. Anna Papa: Haemorrhagic Fevers70. Shamez Ladhani: Haemophilus influenzae71. Irja Lutsar, Emily Williams and Piia Jogi: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease72. Alfredo Guarino: Helicobacter pylori Infection73. Samreen Ijaz and Shamez Ladhani: Hepatitis A and E74. Suzanne Davison: Hepatitis B75. Suzanne Davison: Hepatitis C76. Kirsty le Doare: HSV1 and HSV277. Simon Drysdale: HSV6 and HSV778. Carlo Giaquinto: HIV79. Adam Finn: Infectious Helminthiasis80. Eda Tamm: Epstein-Barr Virus (Infectious mononucleosis)81. Terho Heikkinen: Influenza and Para-Influenza82. Lei Ang: Intestinal Worms (threadworms)83. Despina Eleftheriou: Kawasaki Disease84. Marta Palusinska-Szysz: Legionnaires' Disease85. Shalom Ben-Shimol: Leishmaniasis86. Nicola Prinicipi: Listeriosis87. Peter Rudd: Lyme Disease88. Shamez Ladhani: Malaria89. Vana Papavangelou: Measles90. Michiel van der Flier: Meningococcal Disease91. Stanley Plotkin and Mary Ramsay: Mumps92. Philipp Henneke: Mycobacterial Infection (atypical)93. Annemarie van Rossum and Patrick M.Meyer: Mycoplasma Infections94. Marc Tebruegge: Nits and Head Lice95. Miguel O'Ryan: Norovirus96. Adilia Warris: Other Fungal Infections97. Katja Doerholt: Papilloma virus98. Penelope Bryant: Parvovirus Infection99. Alison Kent and Ulrich Heininger: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)100. Hermione Lyall: Plague101. Alistair Bamford: Pneumococcal Disease102. Aspasia Katragkou: Pneumocytis carinii Pneumonia103. Patrizia D'argenio and Lorenza Romani: Poliomyelitis104. Jolanta Bernatoniene: Poxvirus Infection (including Molluscum Contagiosum)105. Jolanta Bernatoniene: Prion Disease (Spongiform Encephalitis)106. Bhanu Williams and Vas Novelli: Rabies107. Jennifer Handforth: Respiritory Syncytial Virus Infection108. T Ronan Leahy: HHV6109. Carlo Giaquinto: Rotavirus and other Viral Enteropathogens110. Pat Tookey: Rubella111. Jolanta Bernatoniene: Salmonellosis112. David Elliman: Scabies113. Karyn Moshal: Schistosomiasis114. Lei Ang: Shigellosis115. Jim Gray: Staphylococcal Infections and MRSA116. Phillip Henneke: Streptococcal Infections (excluding pneumococcus)117. Shalom Ben-Shimol: Syphillis118. Mitul Patel: Tetanus119. Ulrich Jeininger and Herwig Kollaritsch: Tick-borne Encephalitis120. Mitul Patel: Toxocariasis121. Simon Drysdale: Toxoplasmosis122. Maria Tsolia and Delane Shingadia: Tuberculosis123. Christopher Parry: Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fevers124. Wai-Tim Jim, Hsin Chi and Nan-Chang Chiu: Typhus125. David Hill and Hilary J Simons: Yellow Fever126. Mary Slack: Yersiniosis127. Pablo Yagupsky and Ron Dagan: KingellaAppendices1. Shamez Ladhani: Morbidity and Mortality from infection2. Exclusion Period3. Paul Heath and Ulrich Heininger: Variation in Immunisation Schedules: UK and EuropeTables1. Formulary2. Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases in Europe3. Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases in the UK4. Useful Contacts, Websites, Pictures