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Clinical Manual of Fever in Children
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Family doctors, pediatricians and other professionals who deal with children are regularly consulted because of febrile children. During the past few years remarkable advances on this subject of fever have been made. Among others, this book covers: - Different types of fever with possible complications, - Hyperthermia and their management, - Management of fever with guidelines on antipyretics and their side effects, - Complimentary medicine and fever, - Differential diagnosis of fever, with problem-setting and solving as a case presentation. This reader-friendly reference on the disorders of body temperature in children covers the entire spectrum of subjects related to fever. It gives an overview of the best treatment options in order to achieve the best results.


The only publication devoted to the disorder of body temperature in children

Up-to-date reference on fever and hyperthermia and its management

Written by international experts of the field

Includes differential diagnosis and treatment alternatives, such as herbal medicine


Fever.- Hyperthermia.- Pathogenesis of Fever.- Measurement of Body Temperature.- Fever in Common Infectious Diseases.- Fever in Non-infectious Diseases.- Febrile Seizures.- Hypothermia.- Is Fever Beneficial?.- Management of Fever (Antipyretics).- Fever and Complimentary Medicine.- Differential Diagnosis (DD) of Febrile Diseases.- History of Fever.- Glossary of the Term Fever.


ISBN-13: 9783642097331
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 338
Weight: 522g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Critical Care Medicine, Diseases and Disorders, General Practice, Nursing, Paediatrics and Neonatal
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From the reviews:

"El-Radhi, Carroll, and Klein have edited an exceedingly well-structured book that covers fever in children from numerous perspectives. … The book is richly illustrated with graphs and charts, and its layout is user-friendly. … overall the book is well organized and edited. Clinical Manual of Fever in Children will be exceptionally useful for medical and nursing students, as well as for nurses and physicians who care for children on a regular basis. … can serve as an excellent source for guidance." (Dennis Rosen, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 302 (19), November, 2009)

“A compendium of the physiology and physiopathology of fever methods of measurement of body temperature and a review of hypothermia. One chapter is on antipyretics. Useful to all pediatricians and general practitioners.” (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 7 (4), June, 2010)