Pediatric infectious diseases — Quo vadis 2015?
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In modern medicine the discipline pediatric infectious diseases is an essential medical specialty. The challenging and complex tasks in the next years include meticulous consolidation and careful extension of existing activities aiming at conducting high level research, offering high standard teaching, and providing high quality patient management. This can only be accomplished by exquisitely dedicated individuals with extraordinary communication and integrative skills following painstaking continued training and formation. Potential careers in the discipline can be envisioned not only in academics, but also in government, public health, and industry, whilst less likely in private practice.
KeywordsSevere Acute Respiratory Syndrome Chronic Granulomatous Disease Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Infectious Disease Specialist Pediatric Infectious Disease
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