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    Thomas G. Boyce, MD, MPH Associate Clinical Professor, University of North Carolina, Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Levine Children's Hospital, Atrium Health, Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Summary: This comprehensive board review book prepares pediatric residents, fellows, and practitioners for the pediatric ID board exam, which is given every other year. Each chapter begins with a short summary and contain 15-20 questions with detailed explanations and suggested readings. Written as a complement to the main Moffet's, the board review book's contents are structured in a similar fashion. The review book also includes two new chapters on the principles of immunization and use of antimicrobial agents, which are increasingly important topics in pediatrics and general infectious disease prevention. While the subspecialty itself is small, general pediatricians see a range of infectious disease on a regular basis. Additionally, infectious disease makes up 7% of the general pediatrics board exam, more than any other topic besides wellness and prevention. Provided by publisher.

    Clinical decision making in pediatric infectious diseases
    Nose and throat syndromes
    Infectious mononucleosis and mononucleosis-like syndromes
    Oral cavity and salivary gland syndromes
    Eye, ear, and sinus syndromes
    Face and neck syndromes
    Middle respiratory syndromes
    Pneumonia syndromes
    Neurologic syndromes
    Fever and sepsis syndromes
    Rash syndromes
    Gastroenteritis and intra-abdominal syndromes
    Hepatitis syndromes
    Urinary syndromes
    Genital syndromes
    Orthopedic syndromes
    Skin and soft tissue syndromes
    Cardiovascular syndromes
    Congenital, perinatal, and neonatal syndromes
    HIV infection and AIDS
    Exposure problems
    Infections complicating chronic diseases
    Primary immunodeficiency syndromes
    Principles of immunization
    Rational use of antimicrobial agents
    Answers, explanations, and suggested reading
    Digital Access LWW Health Library 2019