ERIC Number: ED313348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. Twenty-first Edition, 1988.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL.
This book is a comprehensive textbook of infectious diseases. It is organized in five parts: (1) active and passive immunization; (2) recommendations for care of children in special circumstances; (3) summaries of infectious diseases; (4) antimicrobial prophylaxis; and (5) antimicrobials. There are six appendices: (1) federal vaccine injury compensation table; (2) selected diseases transmitted by pets, rodents, and other animals; (3) raw milk; (4) state immunization requirements for school attendance; (5) commonly reportable infectious diseases in the United States; and (6) services of the Centers for Disease Control. Tables supplement the information in the book. (JD)
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Disease Incidence, Drug Use, Epidemiology, Hygiene, Immunization Programs, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics, Publications Dept., 141 Northwest Point Boulevard, P.O. Box 927, Elk Grove Village, IL 60009-0927 ($30.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL.