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Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Infectious Diseases, author.
Title Red book : 2018-2021 report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases / Committee on Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics ; David W. Kimberlin, editor ; Michael T. Brady, associate editor ; Mary Anne Jackson, associate editor ; Sarah S. Long, associate editor.
Imprint Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2018]
Edition Thirty-first edition.

Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Infectious Diseases, author.
Subject Communicable diseases in children -- United States.
Immunization of children -- Standards -- United States.
Anti-Infective Agents -- therapeutic use.
Communicable Disease Control.
Child, Preschool.
Alt Name Kimberlin, David W.,
Brady, Michael T.,
Jackson, Mary Anne,
Long, Sarah S.,
Add Title 2018-2021 report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
Description 1 online resource (xlix, 1213 pages) : illustrations
Edition Thirty-first edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Active and passive immunization -- Recommendations for care of children in special circumstances -- Summaries of infectious diseases -- Antimicrobial agents and related therapy -- Antimicrobial prophylaxis -- Appendices. Directory of resources -- Codes for commonly administered pediatric vaccines/toxoids and immune globulins -- Vaccine injury table -- Nationally notifiable infectious diseases in the United States -- Guide to contraindications and precautions to immunizations, 2018 -- Prevention of infectious disease from contaminated food products -- Clinical syndromes associated with foodborne diseases -- Diseases transmitted by animals (zoonoses).
Summary "Extending an 8-decade tradition of excellence, Red Book provides the most reliable and clinically useful information on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of more than 200 childhood infectious diseases. The 31st edition provides evidence-based guidance to practicing clinicians on pediatric infections and vaccinations based on the recommendations of the committee as well as the combined expertise of the CDC, the FDA, and hundreds physician contributors. New in Red Book 2018: All chapters were assessed for relevance given the dynamic environment in pediatric medicine today and every chapter has been modified since the last edition 3 new chapters added (Chikungunya, Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal Infections, and Zika). Standardized approaches to disease prevention through immunizations, antimicrobial prophylaxis, and infection-control practices have been updated throughout Recommendations for the use of doxycycline have been liberalized. References to evidence-based policy recommendations have been recommended Appropriate chapters have been updated to be consistent with 2018 AAP and CDC vaccine recommendations, CDC recommendations for immunization of health care personnel, and drug recommendations from 2018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy. Red Book is an indispensable reference for pediatricians and pediatric infectious disease specialists and is useful for family medicine and emergency medicine physicians as well. Public health and school health professionals, medical residents, and students also will find it a high-yield source of pediatric infectious disease and vaccine information"--Publisher's description.
Note Online resource; title from electronic title page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed September 7, 2018).
ISBN 9781610021470 (electronic bk.)
1610021479 (electronic bk.)
9781610021463 (paperback)
1610021460 (paperback)
ISBN/ISSN 99977381959
OCLC # 1035556489
Additional Format Print version: American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Infectious Diseases. Red book. 31st edition. Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2018] 9781610021463 (OCoLC)1037020218

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