2017 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy
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|Format: ||Paperback, 291 pages, 23rd 2017 Edition|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 March 2017|
This bestselling and widely used 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 professionals select the best of all antomicrobial choices. Drug descriptions cover all antimicrobials 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, MD; Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital and Health Center, San Diego and associate professor of Pediatrics, University of Califoria, San Diego, School of Medicine.John D. Nelson, MD; Emeritus, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Southwestern Medical School.
4-Star Review!-This is a valuable reference to help clinicians appropriately select the best option for treatment of childhood infections.-Doody's Book Review 2016 4-Star Review!"This is a valuable reference to help clinicians appropriately select the best option for treatment of childhood infections."Doody's Book Review 2016
American Academy of Pediatrics|
17.02 x 11.94 x 2.03 centimetres (0.27 kg)|
15+ years |