2018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy by John S. Bradley2018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy by John S. Bradley

2018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy

byJohn S. Bradley

Paperback | January 2, 2018

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This resource on pediatric antimicrobial therapy provides instant access to reliable, 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. The program also includes guidelines on when not to prescribe antimicrobials. The book is designed for those who take care of children and are faced with decisions every day.
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:2018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:313 pages, 6.75 × 4.75 × 0.76 inPublished:January 2, 2018Publisher:American Academy of PediatricsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1610021096

ISBN - 13:9781610021098

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Choosing Among Antibiotics Within a Class: Beta-lactams, Macrolides, Aminoglycosides,
and Fluoroquinolones

2. Choosing Among Antifungal Agents: Polyenes, Azoles, and Echinocandins

3. How Antibiotic Dosages Are Determined Using Susceptibility Data, Pharmacodynamics,
and Treatment Outcomes

4. Approach to Antibiotic Therapy of Drug-Resistant Gram-negative Bacilli and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

5. Antimicrobial Therapy for Newborns

6. Antimicrobial Therapy According to Clinical Syndromes

7. Preferred Therapy for Specific Bacterial and Mycobacterial Pathogens

8. Preferred Therapy for Specific Fungal Pathogens

9. Preferred Therapy for Specific Viral Pathogens

10. Preferred Therapy for Specific Parasitic Pathogens

11. Alphabetic Listing of Antimicrobials

12. Antibiotic Therapy for Children Who Are Obese

13. Sequential Parenteral-Oral Antibiotic Therapy (Oral Step-down Therapy) for Serious Infections

14. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis/Prevention of Symptomatic Infection

15. Adverse Reactions to Antimicrobial Agents

Appendix: Nomogram for Determining Body Surface Area

References

Index