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Title Optimizing treatment for children in the developing world / Stuart MacLeod, Suzanne Hill, Gideon Koren, Anders Rane, editors.

Publication Info. Cham : Adis, 2015.


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Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed May 19, 2015).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book is intended to communicate current best practice in pediatric clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy with special consideration of the prevailing circumstances and most pressing needs in developing countries. It also addresses measures that may be taken in countries with emerging economies through organizational and political adjustments to reduce unacceptable levels of morbidity and mortality among children and pregnant women with treatable diseases.
Contents Children everywhere deserve evidence-based and accessible treatment -- Shifting demographics and clinical pharmacy/pharmacology priorities -- Access to medicines : more than just affordability -- Challenges in pediatric oral dosing -- Therapeutic research in low-income countries : studying trial communities -- MicroResearch : finding sustainable local health solutions in East Africa through small local research studies -- Medications in pregnancy : can we treat the mother while protecting the unborn? -- Drugs and breastfeeding : the knowledge gap -- Falsified and substandard medicines -- Regulatory science for paediatric medicines in low- and middle-income countries -- Enabling equitable access to essential medicines -- Clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical care -- Promoting drug development and access : the role of international networks and organizations -- Standards of research for clinical trials in low- and middle-income countries -- Ethical considerations in the design of pediatric clinical trials in low- and middle-income countries -- Micronutrient deficiencies : impact on therapeutic outcomes -- Clinical pharmacology and the individualized approach to treatment -- Neglected diseases : drug development for Chagas disease as an example -- Health economic evaluations for improving child health in low- and middle-income countries -- Rational use of medicines (RUM) for children in the developing world : current status, key challenges and potential solutions -- Perspective on the role of the pharmaceutical industry -- Optimizing malaria treatment in the community -- Critical care for children in low- and middle-income countries : issues barriers and opportunities -- Child and adolescent mental health disorders : organization and delivery of care -- Psychotropic medications in pregnancy -- Child development, disability and global health : opportunity and responsibility -- Hydroxyurea therapy for sick cell disease in low-income countries -- Challenges in drug therapy of children in Africa -- Training clinicians in developing countries on rational use of medications in children and pregnant women -- Taking medicines for children forward.
Subject Child health services -- Developing countries.
Preventive health services for children -- Developing countries.
Pediatric pharmacology -- Developing countries.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
Family medicine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author MacLeod, Stuart M., editor.
Hill, Suzanne, editor.
Koren, Gideon, 1947- editor.
Rane, Anders, editor.
Other Form: Printed edition: 9783319157498
ISBN 9783319157504 electronic bk.
3319157507 electronic bk.
Standard No. 10.1007/978-3-319-15750-4 doi
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