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Infectious Diseases

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  • Red Book Informe 2015 del Comite sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas, 30.a edicion
    Red Book Informe 2015 del Comite sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas, 30.a edicion
    By Mary Anne Jackson MD FAAP
    Edited by David W. Kimberlin, MD,FAAP, Sarah S. Long, MD,FAAP and Michael T. Brady, MD,FAAP
  • Red Book, 30th Edition (2015)
    Red Book, 30th Edition (2015): 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition
    Edited by David W. Kimberlin, MD, FAAP, Michael T. Brady, MD, FAAP, Mary Ann Jackson, MD, FAAP and Sarah S. Long, MD, FAAP
  • 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.

  • Reference Range Values for Pediatric Care
    Reference Range Values for Pediatric Care
    Edited by Lamia Soghier, MD, FAAP, Katherine Pham, PharmD, BCPS and Sara Rooney, PharmD, BCPS

    Available mid-April 2014. Concise new handbook brings all the most vital range data - plus diverse clinical evaluation and calculation tools - all together in one

  • 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

  • Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, 3rd Edition
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, 3rd Edition: A Quick Reference Guide
    Edited by Susan S. Aronson, MD, FAAP and Timothy R. Shope, MD, MPH, FAAP

    Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest guidance and recommendations, the new third edition of this award-winning quick reference guide provides the latest information on the prevention and management of infectious diseases.

  • Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition
    Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition
    By AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases
    Edited by Carol J. Baker, MD, FAAP

    The new 2nd edition provides must-know information for diagnosing, evaluating, and treating more than 100 pediatric conditions.

  • Red Book, 29th Edition (2012)
    Red Book, 29th Edition (2012): Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
    By AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases
    Edited by Larry K. Pickering, MD, FAAP, Carol J. Baker, MD, FAAP and David W. Kimberlin, MD, FAAP

    Selected as a Doody’s Core Title and given a 5 Star Review!

    “This is an essential reference for practicing pediatricians and pediatric ID specialists. The AAP COID has done an exceptional job of keeping it timely and updated, evidence-based, and comprehensive, while also rendering it accessible and engaging in format and style. As a single reference, it is unmatched in the field in terms of practical applicability and usefulness.” Doody’s Book Review

    The authoritative guide to the latest pediatric infectious disease information

    Developed by the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases in conjunction with the CDC, the FDA, the Red Book continues the tradition of excellence with the latest findings and clinical recommendations on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 childhood conditions.

    Watch our Red Book video on YouTube http://youtu.be/Ih6kVivlVMo to learn about the latest updates.

  • 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

  • Challenging Cases in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Challenging Cases in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    By Keith R. Powell, MD,FAAP

    Test and enhance your diagnostic know-how with this new collection of 50 high-interest case studies. "...Provides terrific photos, quick and concise presentations, treatment options, and relevant pearls for common diseases and some not-so-common processes." Natalie M. Neu, MD, Doody's Review.

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