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Title Clinical manual of fever in children / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein (eds.)
Published Berlin : Springer, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 318 pages) : illustrations
Contents Fever / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein, Anthony Abbas -- Hyperthermia / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein, Charles Buchanan -- Pathogenesis of fever / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein -- Measurement of body temperature / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein, Collin Morley -- Fever in common infectious diseases / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein, Meaad Kadhum Hassan, Mahjoob N. Al-Naddawi, Sushil Kumar Kabra, Ovar E.E.G. Olofsson -- Fever in non-infectious diseases / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein, Christopher Edwards, Graham R.V. Hughes, Kavita Singh -- Febrile seizures / Colin Ferrie -- Hypothermia / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein -- Is fever beneficial? / Matthew Kluger -- Management of fever (Antipyretics) / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein, Anne Walsh -- Fever and complimentary medicine / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein, Jennie C.I. Tsao, Michael Waterhouse -- Differential diagnosis (DD) of febrile diseases / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein -- History of fever / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein -- Glossary of the term fever / A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fever in children.
Fever -- Pathophysiology.
Anti-Inflammatory Agents -- therapeutic use.
Child.
Fever -- physiopathology.
Fever -- therapy.
Infant.
Form Electronic book
Author Carroll, James, 1945-
El-Radhi, A. Sahib.
Klein, Nigel.
ISBN 1282006487
3540785973 (alk. paper)
3540785981 (e-ISBN)
9781282006485
9783540785972 (alk. paper)
9783540785989 (e-ISBN)