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Infection in Children - Part 2
by Dr. Ira Shah
Infection in Children - Part 2
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Author
Dr. Ira Shah
Launguage
English
ISBN
9789381656228
Publisher
Pediatric Oncall
Publishing Year
2017
Pages
162
Size
A5




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Infections in children often lead to dilemmas in diagnosis and needs rational anti-microbial prescribing. In continuation with the first part of Infection in Children book series, this book again deals with various infections in clinical practice and an approach to them. The cases are represented in a system wise manner. Latest guidelines with evidence based practice are discussed here. This novel case based approach deals with likely dilemmas that one may face when dealing with these infections. In addition to CNS, respiratory, liver infections, TB and HIV, this book also discusses an approach to pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO), rational antibiotic prescribing in various infections, a clinical approach to URTI, LRTI, various cough syrups and role of nebulization in LRTI. Various hot topics like recurrent malaria, recurrent typhoid are discussed in detail.

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS) INFECTIONS
• Pneumococcal Meningitis
• How to Differentiate Between Tuberculoma and Neurocysticercosis
• Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections

RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS
• Rational Antibiotics for Tonsillitis
• Viral versus Bacterial Pneumonia
• Viral Respiratory Tract Infections
• Management of H1N1 Influenza Pneumonia
• Complicated Pneumonia and Its Management
• Non –Resolving Pneumonia

TUBERCULOSIS
• Pleural Effusion with Positive Mantoux Test and
Negative QuantiFERON TB Gold Test
HIV
• HIV 2 – Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission
• Overdose of Nevirapine as part of PPTCT

LIVER INFECTIONS
• Hydatid Cyst
• Liver Abscess
• Amoebic Liver Abscess and Amoebiasis

HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS
• Candidemia in a Neonate

VIRAL INFECTIONS
• Infectious Mononucleosis

BACTERIAL INFECTIONS
• Enterobacter Pneumonia – How to treat?

PYREXIA OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN
• Approach to Pyrexia of Unknown Origin
• Fever with Pancytopenia – Can it be Typhoid?

ZOONOTIC INFECTIONS
• Non-Typhoidal Salmonellosis
• Tularemia

RECURRENT INFECTIONS
• Recurrent Malaria
• Recurrent Typhoid

EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS
• Exposure to Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) and Pneumonia
• Needle Stick Injury with Exposure to Hepatitis A and Typhoid
• Hepatitis B and Vertical Transmission
• Acute Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) Infection in Pregnancy
• Exposure to H1N1 Influenza

VACCINES AND INFECTIONS
• Accidental Administration of BCG Intramuscularly

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
• In Vivo and In Vitro Discordance

CLINICAL MEDICINE
• Types of URTIs – How to Differentiate Clinically?
• Types of LRTIs – How to Differentiate Clinically?
• How to Select a Cough Syrup and Nasal Drops?

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