Extending an 8-decade tradition of excellence, Red Book provides the most reliable and clinically useful information on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 childhood infectious diseases.
he 31st edition provides evidence-based guidance to practicing clinicians on pediatric infections and vaccinations based on the recommendations of the committee as well as the combined expertise of the CDC, the FDA, and hundreds of physician contributors.
Red Book is an indispensable reference for pediatricians and pediatric infectious disease specialists and is useful for family medicine and emergency medicine physicians as well. Public health and school health professionals, medical residents, and students also will find it a high-yield source of pediatric infectious disease and vaccine information.
The book is divided into 4 sections that cover:
Active and passive immunization
Recommendations for care of children in special clinical circumstances
Summaries of infectious diseases
Antimicrobial agents and related therapy