2014 Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy (Pocket Book of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy) – 20th Edition (Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics)
New 20th 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
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