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Infectious diseases

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199608300.003.0019

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Infectious diseases

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Introduction - The child with fever - Fever: examination and assessment - Fever: management (green features) - Fever: management (red or amber features) - Prolonged fever of unknown cause - Common infections characterized by rash - Exanthem 1: measles - Exanthem 2: group A streptococcus - Exanthem 3: rubella - Exanthem 4: enteroviruses - Exanthem 5: parvovirus - Exanthem 6: human herpes virus 6 - Rash: chickenpox and zoster - Rash: infectious mononucleosis - Lyme disease - Mumps - Bacteraemia and shock - Kawasaki disease - Skin and soft tissues - Meningitis - Mycobacteria - Tropical infections - Immunodeficiency disorders - Human immunodeficiency virus - Immunizations -

Chapter.  8146 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics ; Infectious Diseases

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