Red Book (R) 2015: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases

Each successive edition of this incomparable one-stop guide to preventing, controlling, and managing infectious diseases in children has set new standards of quality, authority, and value. Few books of its size contain material that has as wide a readership and as faithful a following. Like its distinguished predecessors, the 30th edition is custom-built for efficient patient problem solving. At its heart are expert recommendations on the clinical manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 different diseases.Created by the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases and reviewed by the CDC and FDA-with contributions from hundreds of expert physicians-it is the clinical tool you will consult often and with complete confidence. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to help you stay in step with the latest developments and recommendations.Red Book 2015 Product Highlights:All chapters and sections have been updatedKey developments in combination vaccines2015 AAP standards for child and adolescent immunization practicesImportant findings on drug interactionsContent includes:Summary of Major Changes in the Red BookSection 1: Active and Passive ImmunizationSection 2: Recommendations for Care of Children in Special CircumstancesSection 3: Summaries of Infectious DiseasesSection 4: Antimicrobial Agents and Related TherapySection 5: Antimicrobial Prophylaxis