018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy 24th Edition
by John S. Bradley MD (Author), John D. Nelson MD Emeritus (Author)
Paperback: 313 pages
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics; 24 edition
Product Dimensions: 4.8 x 0.8 x 6.8 inches
This best-selling 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 regiments. 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
At-a-glance tables of bacterial and fungal pathogen susceptibilities to commonly used antimicrobials
Includes treatment of parasitic infections and tropical medicine
Antibiotic therapy for obese children
Antimicrobial prophylaxis and prevention of symptomatic infection
Maximal adult dosages and higher dosages of some antimicrobials commonly used in children