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Mayo Clinic Antimicrobial Therapy. Quick Guide
Informa Healthcare, May 2008, Pages: 352
Direct from infectious diseases experts at Mayo Clinic, this new pocket-sized guide to antimicrobial therapy provides an innovative format organized for the way you treat patients—simplified treatment recommendations for specific syndromes at the point of care.
Special benefits include:
- An expertly designed point-of-care format—provides effortless access to therapy guidelines
- Up-to-date content—with added references and Web site URLs to keep you current
- Hundreds of antimicrobial drugs—ensure thorough coverage
- Drug-dosing recommendations—provide quick treatment options and improve outcomes
- Pediatric dosing guidelines—present a thorough one-stop resource option
Written in an easy-to-use format, the new Mayo Clinic Antimicrobial Therapy Quick Guide helps clinicians around the world improve their quick ID consults for positive patient outcomes.
I. Antimicrobial Agent Fundamentals. Spectrum of Activity. Pharmacokinetics of Antimicrobial Agents. Antimicrobial Assays/Drug Levels. Antimicrobial Toxicities and Monitoring. II. Antimicrobial Dosing – Adult and Pediatric. Adult Antimicrobial Dosing. Adult Dosing for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). Vancomycin Adult Dosing and Monitoring. Aminoglycoside Adult Dosing and Monitoring. Pediatric Antimicrobial Dosing. III. Treatment of Specific Organisms. Bacteria: Antibacterial Treatment Options. Bacterial Drug Resistance Issues. Fungi: Antifungal Treatment Options. Viruses: Antiviral Treatment Options. IV. Infectious Syndromes in Adults. Clinical Approach to Patients with Infection. Pneumonia. Infective Endocarditis: Diagnosis and Treatment. Infective Endocarditis Prophylaxis. Central Nervous System Infections. Urinary Tract Infections. Soft Tissue Infections: Necrotizing or Toxigenic. Surgical Prophylaxis. Osteomyelitis. Acute Native Joint Infections. Gastrointestinal Infections. Intra-abdominal Infections. Neutropenic Fever Empiric Management. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Tuberculosis. Non-tuberculosis Mycobacterial Infections. Zoonotic (Animal-associated) Infections. Tick-borne Infections. Fungal Infections. Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection. Select Opportunistic Infections in Adult HIV Patients. Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Management. Vaccination Schedules. Travel Medicine/Prophylaxis.
John W. Wilson Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Lynn Estes Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.