AAP eBooks

John S. Bradley

  • 2012-2013 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy
    2012-2013 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy
    By John D. Nelson, MD
    Edited by John S. Bradley, MD

    Practical, evidence-based recommendations from the experts in antimicrobial therapy

    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. The inquiring physician can immediately link to the evidence for the recommendation in the ebook or mobile version. 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 book includes guidelines on when not to prescribe antimicrobials.

    Key features in 19th Edition!

    * Updated information regarding the strength and the level of evidence for all treatment recommendations

    * New chapter on antibiotic therapy for obese children

    * New chapter on antimicrobial prophylaxis and prevention of symptomatic infection

    * Includes treatment of parasitic infections and tropical medicine.

    * Updated anti-infective drug listing, complete with formulations and dosages.

    * Balanced information on safety, efficacy and tolerability with data on costs and availability of drugs

    Contents

    1. Choosing Among Antibiotics Within a Class: Beta-Lactams, 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. Community-Associated Methicilin-Resistant Staphylococcus auteus

    5. Antimicrobial Therapy for Newborns

    6. Antimicrobial Therapy According to Clinical Syndromes

    7. Preferred Therapy for Specific Bacterial and Mycobacterial Pathogens

    8. Preferred Therapy for Specific Fungal Pathogens

    9. Preferred Therapy for Specific Viral Pathogens

    10. Preferred Therapy for Specific Parasitic Pathogens

    11. Alphabetic Listing of Antimicrobials

    12. Antibiotic Therapy for Obese Children NEW!

    13. Antibiotic Therapy for Patients With Renal Failure

    14. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis/Prevention of Symptomatic Infection NEW!

    15. Sequential Parenteral-Oral Antibiotic Therapy (Oral Step-Down Therapy) for Serious Infections

    16. Adverse Reactions to Antimicrobial Agents

    17. Drug Interactions

  • 2014 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 20th Edition
    2014 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 20th Edition
    Edited by John S. Bradley, MD, FAAP, John D. Nelson, MD, David W. Kimberlin, MD, FAAP and John A.D. Leake, MD, MPH

    Practical, evidence-based recommendations from the experts in antimicrobial therapy

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
    Pediatric Pulmonology
    By AAP Section on Pediatric Pulmonology
    Edited by Michael J. Light, MD, FAAP, Carol Jean Blaisdell, MD, FAAP and Douglas N. Homnick, MD, MPH, FAAP

    All new resource expertly guides you through the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of virtually every pulmonary issue you're likely to encounter. You'll turn here often for the latest AAP findings and recommenations; assessment and testing how-tos; proven therapeutic strategies; procedures, and techniques; home care and monitoring considerations; and much more. This policy resource book from the American Acadmey of Pediatrics has problem-solving features in each information-rich chapter include illustrative case reports, key point summaries; and definitions of pulmonary-specific terms. This Pediatric Pulmonology has actual case reports, key point guidelines, detailed tables, figures with specific in-depth pulmonary data, and nearly 300 comprehensive and finely detailed images that complement the text. Content highlights: Foundation knowledge and know-how - anatomy and physiology; physical examination; pulmonary testing; imaging; bronchoscopy; Allergic conditions; acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis; asthma; Anatomical disorders - congenital anomalies; chest wall and spinal deformities; Upper airway infections - croup, epiglottitis, and bacterial tracheitis; Lower airway infections - bronchiectasis; bronchiolitis; community-acquired pneumonia; complications of pneumonia; tuberculosis; Noninfectious pulmonary disorders - interstitial lung disease; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; pleural effusion; pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum; pulmonary hemorrhage; aspiration; Miscellaneous pulmonologic issues - lung transplantation; pulmonary disorders associated with obesity; functional respiratory disorders; sleep disorders; Genetic disorders; cystic fibrosis; primary ciliary dyskinesia; Lung disease associated with systemic disorders - pulmonary complications of cardiac disease; endocrine disorders; GI disorders; sickle cell disease; immunodeficiency disorders; neuromuscular disorders; cancer; Treating and managing pulmonary disease - airway clearance techniques; medication delivery; bronchodilators; antibiotics and corticosteroids; oxygen therapy; preventing and treating tobacco dependence; home monitoring; home ventilation.

  • Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines & Policies, 14th edition
    Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines & Policies, 14th edition: A Compendium of Evidence-based Research for Pediatric Practice
    By American Academy of Pediatrics

    A Compendium of Evidence-based Research for Pediatric Practice

  • Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines & Policies - 13th edition
    Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines & Policies - 13th edition
    By American Academy of Pediatrics

    Keep up with current practice guidelines and policies with the latest, most up-to-date edition of this clinical reference classic. This evidence-based decision-making tool for managing common pediatric conditions has been revised and updated for 2013, with the latest clinical practice guidelines for more than 30 conditions, plus every AAP policy statement, clinical report, and technical report through December 2012.

    Updated and expanded for 2013 including:

    - New Sleep Apnea clinical practice guideline.

    - Full text of more than 60 new or revised AAP policies

    - CD-ROM includes the full text of more than 400 AAP clinical practice guidelines, policy statements, clinical reports, and technical reports.

    - More than 30 clinical practice guidelines including new Sleep Apnea guideline, as well as ADHD, bronchiolitis, dysplasia of the hip, gastroenteritis, otitis media, urinary tract infection, and more.

    - 2013 immunization schedule.

  • 2015 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 21st Edition
    2015 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 21st Edition
    Edited by John S. Bradley, MD, FAAP and David W. Kimberlin, MD, FAAP

    New! 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.

  • 2016 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 22nd Ed
    2016 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 22nd Ed
    By John S. Bradley, MD and John D. Nelson, MD
    Edited by Joseph B. Cantey, MD and David W. Kimberlin, MD, FAAP
  • 2017 Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 23rd Ed
    2017 Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 23rd Ed
    Edited by John S. Bradley, MD, Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD and Joseph B. Cantey, MD

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