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.Following a “Table of Contents”, Introduction and Foreword, the book is expected to include the following chapters: - chapter on definition of terms, classification of fever and hyperthermia, - chapter addressing the "pathogenesis of fever", chapter on "measurement of body temperature", - chapter about fever in common infectious diseases, - chapter about fever in non-infectious diseases, - chapter on Hypothermia, it causes, its prevention and treatment, - chapter focuses on “management of fever”, - chapter on febrile seizures, -chapter addressing views and perception of parents and doctors on fever, - chapter on the controversial subject: Is fever beneficial, - chapter on "complimentary medicine" and fever, e.g. herbal medicine, - chapter on “The history of fever”; finally: differential diagnosis of fever, with problem-setting and solving.
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Titolo: Clinical Manual of Fever in Children
Autori: El Radhi - Caroll - Klein
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina rigida