‘If This Task Was Urgent Before, It’s Crucial Now.’ U.N. Says World Has 10 Months to Get Serious on Climate Goals

Ecology, Threats

‘If This Task Was Urgent Before, It’s Crucial Now.’ U.N. Says World Has 10 Months to Get Serious on Climate Goals

The language of diplomacy rarely allows for a true sense of emotion or urgency. But reading between the lines of the latest report commissioned by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)—the body representing the 197 member nations of the Paris Agreement to minimize a global average temperature rise this century—the message is clear.

The world has precisely ten months to get our act together if there is to be any hope of staving off a climate catastrophe by the end of the century.

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Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Disease, Threats

Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Based on key content from Red Book®, Red Book® Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a useful quick reference and innovative pictorial resource that provides essential information and recommendations for diagnosing and treating more than 75 pediatric conditions. It streamlines disease recognition and clinical decision-making with more than 500 full-color images adjacent to concise diagnostic and treatment guidelines.

Essential information on each condition is presented in the precise sequence needed in the clinical setting—clinical manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, incubation period, diagnostic tests, and treatment.

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