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The contents of this valuable, concise, and inexpensive handbook are clearly described in its introduction, though not in its title:
"Part I deals with procedures designed to prevent or modify infection by active or passive immunization.
"Part II includes, under headings of individual disease entities, brief summaries of information and recommendations pertinent to the recognition and management of each disease in the patient, in exposed susceptibles, and in the community."
Some useful tables comprise Part III. Two of these give dosages of antibiotic and chemotherapeutic agents for older infants and children and for premature infants, newborns, and oliguric children. Antimicrobic
Report of the Committee on the Control of Infectious Diseases. Ann Intern Med. ;55:351. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-2-351_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(2):351.
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