AAP eBooks

John D. Nelson

  • 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

  • 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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