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Infectious Diseases 

Online Resources: 

IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines: Guidelines for diagnosis and management of specific infections and organisms developed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The majority are targeted for adult patients, but most include pediatric-specific information. 

  1. Homepage: http://www.idsociety.org/IDSA_Practice_Guidelines/ 

  1. MRSA Infections: http://www.idsociety.org/uploadedFiles/IDSA/Guidelines-Patient_Care/PDF_Library/MRSA.pdf 

  1. Bacterial Meningitis: http://www.idsociety.org/uploadedFiles/IDSA/Guidelines-Patient_Care/PDF_Library/Bacterial%20Meningitis(1).pdf 

  1. Community-acquired pneumonia: http://www.idsociety.org/uploadedFiles/IDSA/Guidelines-Patient_Care/PDF_Library/2011%20CAP%20in%20Children.pdf 

AAP Red Book: Provides information on common pediatric infectious diseases, antimicrobials, and vaccines. http://redbook.solutions.aap.org/  

References: 

Textbooks: Good sources for general information on infectious diseases by organ system, specific pathogens, antimicrobial therapeutics and resistance mechanisms. 

  1. Long: Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 4th ed 

  1. Feigin and Cherrys Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases