2017 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy by John S. Bradley2017 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy by John S. Bradley

2017 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy

byJohn S. Bradley

Paperback | December 15, 2016

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New 23rd Edition!Thisbestselling and widely used resource on pediatric antimicrobial therapyprovides instant access toreliable, up-to-the-minute recommendations for treatment of all infectious diseases in children.For each disease, the authors provide a commentary to help health care providers select the best of all antimicrobial choices. Drug descriptions cover all antimicrobial agents available today and include complete information about dosing regimens. In response to growing concerns about overuse of antibiotics, the program includes guidelines on when not to prescribe antimicrobials.

Practical, evidence-based recommendations from the experts in antimicrobial therapy
  • Developed by distinguished editorial board
  • Designed for those who take care of children and are faced with decisions every day
  • At-a-glance tables of bacterial and fungal pathogen susceptibilities to commonly used antimicrobials
  • Includes treatment of parasitic infections and tropical medicine
  • Updated assessments regarding the strength of the recommendation and the level of evidence for treatment recommendations for major infections
  • Anti-infective drug listing, complete with formulations and dosages
  • Antibiotic therapy for obese children
  • Antimicrobial prophylaxis/prevention of symptomatic infection
  • Maximal adult dosages and higher dosages of some antimicrobials commonly used in children

About The Author

John S. Bradley, MDEditor in ChiefDr. Bradley has been the Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego since 1988, and is currently Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He has served on the Americ...

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Title:2017 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:291 pages, 6.75 × 4.75 × 0.62 inPublished:December 15, 2016Publisher:American Academy of PediatricsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:161002074X

ISBN - 13:9781610020749

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Choosing Among Antibiotics Within a Class: Beta-lactams, Macrolides, Aminoglycosides,
and Fluoroquinolones
Chapter 2: Choosing Among Antifungal Agents: Polyenes, Azoles, and Echinocandins
Chapter 3: How Antibiotic Dosages Are Determined Using Susceptibility Data, Pharmacodynamics, and Treatment Outcomes
Chapter 4: Community-Associated Methicillin-ResistantStaphylococcus aureus
Chapter 5: Antimicrobial Therapy for Newborns
Chapter 6: Antimicrobial Therapy According to Clinical Syndromes
Chapter 7: Preferred Therapy for Specific Bacterial and Mycobacterial Pathogens
Chapter 8: Preferred Therapy for Specific Fungal Pathogens
Chapter 9: Preferred Therapy for Specific Viral Pathogens
Chapter 10: Preferred Therapy for Specific Parasitic Pathogens
Chapter 11: Alphabetic Listing of Antimicrobials
Chapter 12: Antibiotic Therapy for Children Who Are Obese
Chapter 13: Sequential Parenteral-Oral Antibiotic Therapy (Oral Step-down Therapy) for Serious Infections
Chapter 14: Antimicrobial Prophylaxis/Prevention of Symptomatic Infection
Chapter 15: Adverse Reactions to Antimicrobial Agents
Appendix: Nomogram for Determining Body Surface Area
References
Index