Challenging Cases in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
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- List a complete and thorough differential diagnosis in pediatric ID practice.
- Develop adequate diagnostic strategies, emphasizing the importance of history taking and adequate physical exam in the pediatric patient.
- Develop effective treatment strategies for common and uncommon, yet important diseases in pediatric ID.
Luis A. Castagnini, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
- MD - Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
- Residency - Miami Children's Hospital
- Fellowship - Baylor College Of Medicine, Houston, TX
- MPH - University of Texas
Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Castagnini has no conflicts with commercial interests to disclose.
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- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 0.75 CE Contact Hours