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The revised and updated 2009 Red Book includes the latest findings and clinical guidelines on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 childhood conditions.
The authoritative guide to the latest pediatric infectious disease information
Developed by the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases in conjunction with the CDC, the FDA, and other leading institutions with contributions from hundreds of physicians nationwide, the newly revised and updated 2009 Red Book continues the tradition of excellence with the latest findings and clinicalrecommendations on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 childhood conditions.
2009 Red Book Content Highlights
- All chapters and sections updated
- Key developments in combination vaccines
- 2009 AAP standards for child and adolescent immunization practices
- The latest on common misconceptions about immunizations
- Revised section on vaccine contraindications and precautions
- The latest on pregnancy and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
- Updated recommendations for routine screening of pregnant women for HIV
- The latest on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in adolescents and children and recommendations for use of HPV vaccine
- Updated coverage of Adenovirus, Anthrax, Arboviruses, Candidiasis, Clostridium difficile, Enteroviruses, Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
- New chapter on Fusobacterium infections
- Updated information on Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B
- Significantly revised chapters on Herpes Simplex and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
- Updated chapter on Group A Streptococcal Infections
- New AHA guidelines for the prevention of infective endocarditis
- And much more!