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Title: 2017 Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 23rd Ed

Edited by: John S. Bradley;Elizabeth D. Barnett;Joseph B. Cantey

Published: 2016-12-16

Copyright year: 2017

ISBN electronic: 9781610020756

ISBN paper: 9781610020749

About this Publication

New 23rd Edition! 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 providers select the best of all antimicrobial choices. Drug descriptions cover all antimicrobial agents 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

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Table of Contents

2017 Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 23rd Ed

Author(s): Bradley, John S.; Nelson, John D.; Barnett, Elizabeth D.; Cantey, Joseph B.
Abstract:

New 23rd Edition! 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 providers select the best of all antimicrobial choices. Drug descriptions cover all antimicrobial agents 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

Publication Date: 2016-12-16
author-list-text: John D. Nelson, MD, Emeritus
author-list-xhtml:
  1. John D. Nelson, MD, Emeritus
contrib-editor: John S. Bradley; Elizabeth D. Barnett; Joseph B. Cantey
contrib-other: John D. Nelson
copyright-statement: Copyright 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics
copyright-year: 2017
eisbn: 9781610020756
isbn-paper: 9781610020749
publisher-name: American Academy of Pediatrics
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