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Clinical Manual of Fever in Children

Editors: El-Radhi, A. Sahib (Ed.)

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  • Exhaustively reviews the disorder of body temperature in children
  • Up-to-date reference on fever and hyperthermia and its management
  • Fully updated to reflect latest advances in the field
  • Contains a core message at the beginning of each chapter to provide readers with a take-home message
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This book discusses the latest scientific evidence related to fever and presents the principles of clinical practice, covering different types of fever and its possible complications. The book adopts a clearly defined, practical and effective approach to the management of fever, helping the clinician improve the care for the febrile child. The reader will learn about the guidelines on antipyretics and their side-effects and differential diagnoses, with problem-setting and solving as a case presentation.The second edition of this well-received book has been fully updated to include exciting new information of the pathogenesis of fever, including functions of interleukin and all the latest guidelines from NICE and Cochrane Library, as well as all the most up-to-date information and guidelines on febrile seizures.

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. 

Containing a core message at the start of each chapter and with and a reader-friendly format this is an indispensable guide for paediatricians, family doctors  and other professionals who are regularly consulted because of febrile children.

 

About the authors

Dr AS El-Radhi MRCPCH, DCH, PhD 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. 

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-92336-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-92335-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Clinical Manual of Fever in Children
Editors
  • A. Sahib El-Radhi
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-92336-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-92336-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-92335-2
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVI, 315
Number of Illustrations
26 b/w illustrations
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