Summary and Info
New 21st 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 therapyDeveloped by distinguished editorial boardDesigned for those who take care of children and are faced with decisions every dayNew at-a-glance tables of bacterial and fungal pathogen susceptibilities to commonly used antimicrobialsNew information on neonatal developmental pharmacologyIncludes treatment of parasitic infections and tropical medicineUpdated assessments regarding the strength of the recommendation and the level of evidence for treatment recommendations for major infectionsAnti-infective drug listing, complete with formulations and dosagesAntibiotic therapy for obese childrenAntimicrobial prophylaxis/prevention of symptomatic infectionMaximal adult dosages and higher dosages of some antimicrobials commonly used in children
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John R. Bradley (Born 6 June 1970) is a British author and journalist who has written on Middle East issues for numerous publications, including The Economist, The Forward, Newsweek, The New Republic, The Daily Telegraph, Prospect and The Independent.