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Red Book: A Quick Diagnosis Deck

  • Author: H. Cody Meissner
  • ISBN: 9781610023139
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: April 30, 2019
  • Format: Cards – 161 pages
  • Language: English

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This innovative new support tool features current Red Book clinical manifestations with a wide range of complementary images, in a convenient and portable deck format. More than 160 cards with 425 pertinent clinical images are laminated and bound with a metal grommet, to enagle them to endure the rigors of daily use.

Physicians, nurses and other health care providers can turn to this handy reference during the office visit — particularly when faced with a tricky diagnostic situation. Residents, medical students, and other trainees will appreciate having the valuable clinical manifestations content from the Red Book, paired with a wide array of pertinent clinical images, in the palm of the hand.

Table of Contents
  1. Foreword
  2. How to Use This Deck
  3. Figure Credits
    1. Infections Transmitted by Animals
    2. Anthrax
    3. Cat-Scratch Disease (Bartonella henselae)
    4. Leptospirosis
    5. Pasteurella Infections
    6. Plague
    7. Rat-Bite Fever
    8. Toxoplasma gondii Infections (Toxoplasmosis)
    9. Tularemia
    10. Infections Transmitted by Mosquitoes or Other Insect Vectors
    11. Arboviruses
    12. Leishmaniasis
    13. Malaria
    14. West Nile Virus
    15. Zika Virus
    16. Tick-borne Infections
    17. Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Related Infections (Human Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis)
    18. Endemic Typhus (Murine Typhus)
    19. Lyme Disease (Lyme Borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi Infection)
    20. Rickettsialpox
    21. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    1. Bacterial Infections Originating from the Oral Cavity
    2. Actinomycosis
    3. Bacteroides and Prevotella Infections
    4. Fusobacterium Infections (Including Lemierre Disease)
    5. Bacterial Infections of the Skin (Cellulitis)
    6. Clostridial Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene)
    7. Nocardiosis
    8. Staphylococcal Infections
    9. Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndrome
    10. Staphylococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome
    11. Tetanus (Lockjaw)
    12. Bacterial Infections with Respiratory Transmission
    13. Arcanobacterium haemolyticum Infections
    14. Diphtheria
    15. Haemophilus influenzae Infections
    16. Leprosy
    17. Meningococcal Infections
    18. Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Other Mycoplasma Species Infections
    19. Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
    20. Pneumococcal Infections
    21. Tuberculosis
    22. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections (Environmental Mycobacteria, Mycobacteria Other Than Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
    23. Other Bacterial Infections
    24. Gonococcal Infections in Newborns
    25. Group A Streptococcal Infections
    26. Group B Streptococcal Infections
    27. Non-Group A or B Streptococcal and Enterococcal Infections
    1. Kawasaki Disease
    1. Botulism and Infant Botulism (Clostridium botulinum)
    2. Cholera (Vibrio cholerae)
    3. Escherichia coli and Other Gram-Negative Bacilli (Septicemia and Meningitis in Neonates and Infants)
    4. Helicobacter plyori Infections
    5. Hepatitis A
    6. Listeria monocytogenes Infections (Listeriosis)
    7. Salmonella Infections
    8. Shigella Infections
    9. Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infections (Enteritis and Other Illnesses)
    1. Aspergillosis
    2. Blastomycosis
    3. Candidiasis
    4. Coccidioidomycosis
    5. Pityriasis Versicolor (Tinea Versicolor)
    6. Sporotrichosis
    7. Tinea Cruris (Jock Itch)
    1. Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice)
    2. Pediculosis Corporis (Body Lice)
    3. Pediculosis Pubis (Pubic Lice, Crab Lice)
    4. Scabies
    1. Amebic Infections
    2. Amebiasis
    3. Amebic Meningoencephalitis and Keratitis
    4. Hookworm Infections
    5. Cutaneous Larva Migrans
    6. Hookworm Infections (Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus)
    7. Ringworm Fungal Infections
    8. Tinea Capitis
    9. Tinea Corporis
    10. Tinea Pedis and Tinea Unguium (Athlete’s Foot, Ringworm of the Feet)
    11. Roundworm Infections
    12. Ascaris lumbricoides Infections
    13. Baylisascaris Infections
    14. Strongyloidiasis
    15. Trichinellosis (Trichinella spiralis and Other Species)
    16. Tapeworm Infections
    17. Dipylidium caninum Infection
    18. Taeniasis and Cysticercosis
    19. Tapeworms of Other Types (Including Hydatid Disease)
    20. Worm Infections of Other Types
    21. Lymphatic Filariasis
    22. Pinworm Infection (Enterobius vermicularis)
    1. Chancroid
    2. Chlamydia trachomatis
    3. Gonococcal Infections of the Genitals and Sequelae
    4. Granuloma Inguinale (Donovanosis)
    5. HIV Infection
    6. Human Papillomaviruses
    7. Syphilis
    8. Trichomonas vaginalis Infection
    1. Enterovirus (Nonpoliovirus)
    2. Measles
    3. Molluscum contagiosum
    4. Mumps
    5. Parvovirus B19 (Erythema Infectiosum, Fifth Disease)
    6. Rubella
    7. Smallpox (Variola)
    8. Herpes and Related Viral Infections
    9. Cytomegalovirus Infection
    10. Epstein-Barr Virus Infections (Infectious Mononucleosis)
    11. Herpes Simplex, Types 1 and 2
    12. Human Herpesvirus 6 (Including Roseola) and 7
    13. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections
    14. Respiratory Viral Infections
    15. Adenovirus Infections
    16. Parainfluenza Viral Infections
Author Biography

H. Cody Meissner, MD, FAAP is a Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and Head of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Service at Tufts Medical Center. He is additionally a consultant to the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Committee) for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). From 2008 to 2012, he was a member of the Advisory Committee on Infectious Diseases (ACIP) at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He presently serves as a member of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. H. Cody Meissner received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and a medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. After completing a pediatric residency at Tufts Medical Center, he spent 2 years at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, focusing on adenovirus transcription. He then returned to Boston to complete a pediatric infectious disease fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Microbiology at Harvard University.

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