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
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.
Pediatricians and primary care physicians throughout the world as well as all who are dealing with fever conditions in pediatric patients
Table of contents
Following a “Table of Contents”, Introduction and Foreword, the book is expected to include the following chapters: - chapter on definition of terms, classification of fever and hyperthermia, - chapter addressing the "pathogenesis of fever", chapter on "measurement of body temperature", - chapter about fever in common infectious diseases, - chapter about fever in non-infectious diseases, - chapter on Hypothermia, it causes, its prevention and treatment, - chapter focuses on “management of fever”, - chapter on febrile seizures, -chapter addressing views and perception of parents and doctors on fever, - chapter on the controversial subject: Is fever beneficial, - chapter on "complimentary medicine" and fever, e.g. herbal medicine, - chapter on “The history of fever”; finally: differential diagnosis of fever, with problem-setting and solving.