Pediatric Dermatology

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Pediatric Dermatology Daniel P. Krowchuk Walter W. Tunnessen Jr. Complaints involving the skin are common reasons why parents seek medical care for their children. Data from the 2003 National Ambulatory…

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Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

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Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Edina H. Moylett William T. Shearer As we journey into the twenty-first century, human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) remains a rapidly expanding modern-day plague. According to…

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Bioterrorism

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Bioterrorism Robert J. Leggiadro The intentional delivery of Bacillus anthracis spores through mailed letters or packages established the clinical reality of bioterrorism in the United States in late 2001. An…

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Opportunistic Infections in the Compromised Host

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Opportunistic Infections in the Compromised Host Christian C. Patrick Immunocompromised patients are at increased risk of developing an infection because of having one or more deficits in their host defense….

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Bacterial Meningitis beyond the Newborn Period

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Bacterial Meningitis beyond the Newborn Period Ralph D. Feigin Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. Between 1986 and 1995, the U.S. incidence of bacterial meningitis in children aged 1…

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Sepsis and Septic Shock

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Sepsis and Septic Shock Kenneth M. Boyer Paul N. Severin U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart once wrote, “I can’t define obscenity; but I know it when I see it.”…

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Sports Medicine

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Sports Medicine Gregory L. Landry Pediatricians involved in primary care practice sports medicine on a daily basis. In most practices, at least one patient each day is involved in athletic…

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Pathogenesis of Fever and Its Treatment

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Pathogenesis of Fever and Its Treatment Martin I. Lorin Fever often is defined simply as an elevation of body temperature above an arbitrary upper limit of normal. However, a more…

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