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

Antibiotics Simplified

byJason C. Gallagher, Conan Macdougall

Spiral Bound | December 5, 2016

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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:December 5, 2016Publisher: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 Therapy Chapter 1: The Wonderful World of Microbiology Chapter 2: General Approach to Infectious Diseases Chapter 3: Antibiotic Pharmacokinetics Chapter 4: Antibiotic Pharmacodynamics Chapter 5: Adverse Consequences of Antibiotic Use Chapter 6: Antibiotic Resistance Part 2 - Antibacterial Drugs Chapter 7: Beta-Lactams Chapter 8: Glycopeptides and Short-Acting Lipoglycopeptides Chapter 9: Long-Acting Glycopeptides Chapter 10: Fluoroquinolones Chapter 11: Aminoglycosides Chapter 12: Tetracyclines and Glycylcyclines Chapter 13: Macrolides and Ketolides Chapter 14: Oxazolidinones Chapter 15: Nitroimidazoles Chapter 16: Nitrofurans and Fosfomycin Chapter 17: Streptogramins Chapter 18: Cyclic Lipopeptides Chapter 19: Folate Antagonists Chapter 20: Lincosamides Chapter 21: Polymyxins Chapter 22: Fidaxomicin Part 3 - Antimycobacterial Drugs Chapter 23: Antimycobacterial Drugs Chapter 24: Rifamycins Chapter 25: Isoniazid Chapter 26: Pyrazinamide Chapter 27: Ethambutol Part 4 - Antifungal Drugs Chapter 28: Antifungal Drugs Chapter 29: Polyenes Chapter 30: Antifungal Antimetabolites Chapter 31: Azoles Chapter 32: Echinocandins Part 5 - Antiviral Drugs Chapter 33: Antiviral Drugs Chapter 34: Anti-Herpes Simplex Virus and Varicella-Zoster Virus Agents Chapter 35: Anti-Cytomegalovirus Agents Chapter 36: Neuraminidase Inhibitors Chapter 37: Antiretrovial Drugs Chapter 38: Antiviral Interferons Chapter 39: Direct-Acting Anti-Hepatitis C Agents Chapter 40: Ribavirin Chapter 41: Hepatitis B Nucleoside Analogs Part 6 - Antiparasitic Drugs Chapter 42: Antiparasitic Drugs Chapter 43: Quinolines Chapter 44: Atovaquone Chapter 45: Benzimidazoles Chapter 46: Pentamidine Chapter 47: Ivermectin Appendix 1: Selected Normal Human Flora Appendix 2: Clinically Useful Spectra of Activity Appendix 3: Empiric Regimens for Common Infections