Our time of pestilence: purchasing immunity and ignoring the misery of others.- Neonatal meningitis: can we do better?.- Approaches towards avoiding lifelong antiretrovial therapy in paediatric HIV infection.- How short is long enough for treatment of bone and joint infection?.- What's new in diagnostic testing and treatment approaches for Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in children?.- Pigs, poultry, and pandemic influenza: how zoonotic pathogens threaten human health.- Kingella kingae infections in children: an update.- Influenza pandemics.- Management of shunt related infections.- Nontuberculous lymphadenopathy in children: using the evidence to plan optimal management.- Pediatric brucellosis: an (almost) forgotten disease.- Q fever: still more queries than answers.- Rickettsioses in children: a clinical approach.- What is the evidence behind recommendations for infection control?.- What do we know about how to treat tuberculosis?.- Bacterial meningitis in childhood.- Mycobacterium marinum infection.
Book covers course with topics in infectious diseases in children and is intended for Pediatric Infectious disease clinical researchers, trainees, trainers, and all those who manage the research of children with infections and the children themselves.
The conference is being supported by several societies and is sponsored by several pharmaceutical companies, such as Aventis, Baxter, Chiron Vaccines, Wyeth, etc.
ToC reflects the scientific program found here: http://www.oxfordiic.org/#course
Includes information on a wide range of diseases affecting children all over the world
Features a diverse and learned group of contributors
Covers prevention, treatment, and general theory