This handbook was initiated by the British Paediatric Association's Standing Committee on Immunization and Vaccination because of concern about the continuing morbidity of childhood infectious disease and the unsatisfactory uptake of immunization in the United Kingdom. The authors, all with special interests or experience in childhood infections and immunization, provide authoritative summaries of the important childhood infections and give practical advice on current immunization and treatment. While it is appropriate reading for pediatricians, it is aimed particularly at the general practitioners, clinical medical officers, and nurses who see these infections at first hand and who carry out most childhood immunization. Its size should make it particularly useful for the mobile doctor or nurse who needs a quick reference book to provide answers to the questions that crop up in their everyday work.... health workers (including students) involved in patient care in parts of the world with increased prevalence of hepatitis B ... exposure (alternatively, 0.1 ml (2 microgram) intradermally) plus HBIG 5.0 ml (500 mg) im (contralateral arm or thigh;anbsp;...
|Title||:||British Paediatric Association Manual on Infections and Immunizations in Children|
|Author||:||Angus Nicoll, Peter Rudd|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1989|