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Title 2020 Nelson's pediatric antimicrobial therapy / John S. Bradley, MD, editor in chief, John D. Nelson, MD, emeritus ; Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD [and six others], contributing editors.

Publication Info. Itasca, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, 2020.

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Edition 26th edition.
Description 1 online resource
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 15, 2020)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This best-selling and widely used resource on pediatric antimicrobial therapy provides instant access to reliable, up-to-the-minute recommendations for treatment of infectious diseases in children. For each disease, the authors provide a commentary to help health care providers select the best of all antimicrobial choices.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Choosing Among Antibiotics Within a Class: Beta-lactams and Beta-lactamase Inhibitors, 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 MethiciIlin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- 5.Antimicrobial Therapy for Newborns -- A.Recommended Therapy for Selected Newborn Conditions -- B.Antimicrobial Dosages for Neonates -- C.Aminoglycosides -- D.Vancomycin -- E.Use of Antimicrobials During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding -- 6.Antimicrobial Therapy According to Clinical Syndromes -- A.Skin and Soft Tissue Infections -- B.Skeletal Infections -- C.Eye Infections -- D.Ear and Sinus Infections -- E.Oropharyngeal Infections -- F.Lower Respiratory Tract Infections -- G.Cardiovascular Infections -- H.Gastrointestinal Infections -- I.Genital and Sexually Transmitted Infections -- J.Central Nervous System Infections -- K.Urinary Tract Infections -- L.Miscellaneous Systemic Infections -- 7.Preferred Therapy for Specific Bacterial and Mycobacterial Pathogens -- A.Common Bacterial Pathogens and Usual Pattern of Susceptibility to Antibiotics (Gram Positive) -- B.Common Bacterial Pathogens and Usual Pattern of Susceptibility to Antibiotics (Gram Negative) -- C.Common Bacterial Pathogens and Usual Pattern of Susceptibility to Antibiotics (Anaerobes) -- D.Preferred Therapy for Specific Bacterial and Mycobacterial Pathogens -- 8.Preferred Therapy for Specific Fungal Pathogens -- A.Overview of More Common Fungal Pathogens and Their Usual Pattern of Antifungal Susceptibilities -- B.Systemic Infections -- C.Localized Mucocutaneous Infections -- 9.Preferred Therapy for Specific Viral Pathogens -- A.Overview of Non-HIV, Non-Hepatitis B or C Viral Pathogens and Usual Pattern of Susceptibility to Antivirals -- B.Overview of Hepatitis B or C Viral Pathogens and Usual Pattern of Susceptibility to Antivirals -- C.Preferred Therapy for Specific Viral Pathogens -- 10.Preferred Therapy for Specific Parasitic Pathogens -- A.Selected Common Pathogenic Parasites and Suggested Agents for Treatment -- B.Preferred Therapy for Specific Parasitic Pathogens -- 11.Alphabetic Listing of Antimicrobials -- A.Systemic Antimicrobials With Dosage Forms and Usual Dosages -- B.Topical Antimicrobials (Skin, Eye, Ear, Mucosa) -- 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 -- A.Postexposure Antimicrobial Prophylaxis to Prevent Infection -- B.Long-term Antimicrobial Prophylaxis to Prevent Symptomatic New Infection -- C.Prophylaxis of Symptomatic Disease in Children Who Have Asymptomatic Infection/Latent Infection -- D.Surgical/Procedure Prophylaxis.
Subject Antibiotics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Anti-infective agents -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Communicable diseases in children -- Chemotherapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Anti-Bacterial Agents -- therapeutic use.
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases MEDICAL -- Infection Control MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Anti-infective agents. (OCoLC)fst00810345
Communicable diseases in children -- Chemotherapy. (OCoLC)fst00869936
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Bradley, John S. (John Scott), editor.
Nelson, John D., 1930- editor.
American Academy of Pediatrics, publisher.
Added Title Nelson's pediatric antimicrobial therapy
Pediatric antimicrobial therapy
ISBN 9781610023535 (electronic book)
1610023536 (electronic book)
9781610023528
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