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Clinical Manual of Fever in Children

Editors: El-Radhi, A. Sahib, Carroll, James, Klein, Nigel (Eds.)

  • The only publication devoted to the disorder of body temperature in children
  • Up-to-date reference on fever and hyperthermia and its management
  • Written by international experts of the field
  • Includes differential diagnosis and treatment alternatives, such as herbal medicine
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Dr A Sahib El-Radhi MRCPCH, DCH, PhD

Dr AS El-Radhi is a consultant paediatrician who qualified at the Free University of West Berlin, Germany. He has worked in many countries including Germany, Finland, Iraq, Kuwait and England, gaining wide-ranging experience in general paediatrics. While working in Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup, Kent, he was in charge of an “enuresis clinic” that received referral of children with UTI, nocturnal enuresis and day-time incontinence, and other urinary problems. He has also been working at the BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital, Orpington, Kent over the past 20 years. Recently he has granted practice privileges at BMI Bishops Wood Hospital, Middlesex. About 20% of his clinical activities there are related to management of children with urinary problems including UTI and bedwetting. Of particular interest has been the subject of fever and fever-related topics.

 Dr El-Radhi has sat on several academic task forces and has lectured both nationally and internationally on his special interests.  He has published five books; the last one was entitled “Essential Paediatrics in Primary Care”. He has published over 50 papers in national and international medical journals covering various paediatric aspects mainly on fever-related topics. He is an undergraduate lecturer and examiner of DCH and MRCPCH for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He is peer-reviewer of several and medical journals. He spent most of his medical career in research performing numerous controlled and multi-centre studies. As he worked for some years in the Middle East, he has long-standing experience in managing febrile children irrespective of the aetiologies.


Reviews

From the reviews:

"El-Radhi, Carroll, and Klein have edited an exceedingly well-structured book that covers fever in children from numerous perspectives. … The book is richly illustrated with graphs and charts, and its layout is user-friendly. … overall the book is well organized and edited. Clinical Manual of Fever in Children will be exceptionally useful for medical and nursing students, as well as for nurses and physicians who care for children on a regular basis. … can serve as an excellent source for guidance." (Dennis Rosen, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 302 (19), November, 2009) “A compendium of the physiology and physiopathology of fever methods of measurement of body temperature and a review of hypothermia. One chapter is on antipyretics. Useful to all pediatricians and general practitioners.” (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 7 (4), June, 2010)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-540-78597-2
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-09733-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Clinical Manual of Fever in Children
Editors
  • A. Sahib El-Radhi
  • James Carroll
  • Nigel Klein
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-78598-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-78598-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-78597-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09733-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 318
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