In this concise book, an international panel of experts provide a succinct, up-to-date, evidence-based reference to the neurological consequences of infectious diseases and immunodeficiency syndromes in children in one readily accessible volume. Within each of its conveniently structured chapters, readers will find a general description of the disease or disorder. Finally a volume for pediatricians, neurologists, infectious disease specialists and all who care for children.
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Number of pages: 421
Weight: 670 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 22 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
From the reviews:
"This book addresses the neurologic emergencies of pediatric infections and immunodeficiencies in a logical, consistent fashion. ... It is written for physicians in training, primary care physicians, and subspecialists. Anyone treating or aspiring to treat ill children will profit this book. ... The consistent chapter organization is helpful. There is no comparable book and this one is welcome and useful. Neurologists will be better educated about infection ... . As a neurologist, I will open this book frequently." (John Willis, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008)
"The Neurological Manifestations of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiency Syndromes is a carefully devised text with extensive coverage of topic. ... This book is written for physicians in training, primary health care physicians, subspecialists. ... The chapters are interesting to read. ... I would encourage any clinician who is actively involved in the treatment of children with neuroinfections to acquire this text as an essential part of their library." (Jo M. Wilmshurst, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 49 (1), January, 2009)
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