Antibiotics Simplified by Jason C. GallagherAntibiotics Simplified by Jason C. Gallagher

Antibiotics Simplified

byJason C. Gallagher, Conan Macdougall

Spiral Bound | January 1, 2017

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Antibiotics Simplified, Fourth Edition is a best-selling, succinct guide designed to bridge knowledge gained in basic sciences courses with clinical practice in infectious diseases. This practical text reviews basic microbiology and how to approach the pharmacotherapy of a patient with a presumed infection. It also contains concise Drug Class Reviews with an explanation of the characteristics of various classes of antibacterial drugs and antifungal drugs.This text simplifies learning infectious disease pharmacotherapy and condenses the many facts that are taught about antibiotics into one quick reference guide. This guide will help students learn the characteristics of antibiotics and why an antibiotic is useful for an indication. With an understanding of the characteristics of the antibiotics, students will be able to make a logical choice to treat an infection more easily
Title:Antibiotics SimplifiedFormat:Spiral BoundDimensions:7 × 5.13 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2017Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284111296

ISBN - 13:9781284111293

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Considerations with Antibiotic TherapyChapter 1: The Wonderful World of MicrobiologyChapter 2: General Approach to Infectious DiseasesChapter 3: Antibiotic PharmacokineticsChapter 4: Antibiotic PharmacodynamicsChapter 5: Adverse Consequences of Antibiotic UseChapter 6: Antibiotic ResistancePart 2 - Antibacterial DrugsChapter 7: Beta-LactamsChapter 8: Glycopeptides and Short-Acting LipoglycopeptidesChapter 9: Long-Acting Glycopeptides Chapter 10: FluoroquinolonesChapter 11: AminoglycosidesChapter 12: Tetracyclines and GlycylcyclinesChapter 13: Macrolides and KetolidesChapter 14: OxazolidinonesChapter 15: NitroimidazolesChapter 16: Nitrofurans and FosfomycinChapter 17: StreptograminsChapter 18: Cyclic LipopeptidesChapter 19: Folate AntagonistsChapter 20: LincosamidesChapter 21: PolymyxinsChapter 22: FidaxomicinPart 3 - Antimycobacterial DrugsChapter 23: Antimycobacterial DrugsChapter 24: RifamycinsChapter 25: IsoniazidChapter 26: PyrazinamideChapter 27: EthambutolPart 4 - Antifungal DrugsChapter 28: Antifungal DrugsChapter 29: PolyenesChapter 30: Antifungal AntimetabolitesChapter 31: AzolesChapter 32: EchinocandinsPart 5 - Antiviral DrugsChapter 33: Antiviral DrugsChapter 34: Anti-Herpes Simplex Virus and Varicella-Zoster Virus AgentsChapter 35: Anti-Cytomegalovirus AgentsChapter 36: Neuraminidase InhibitorsChapter 37: Antiretrovial DrugsChapter 38: Antiviral InterferonsChapter 39: Direct-Acting Anti-Hepatitis C AgentsChapter 40: RibavirinChapter 41: Hepatitis B Nucleoside AnalogsPart 6 - Antiparasitic DrugsChapter 42: Antiparasitic DrugsChapter 43: QuinolinesChapter 44: AtovaquoneChapter 45: BenzimidazolesChapter 46: PentamidineChapter 47: IvermectinAppendix 1: Selected Normal Human FloraAppendix 2: Clinically Useful Spectra of ActivityAppendix 3: Empiric Regimens for Common Infections