By John S. Bradley MD, John D. Nelson MD Emeritus, Dr. David W Kimberlin MD FAAP, Dr. John A.D. Leake MD MPH, Dr. Paul E Palumbo MD, Dr. Pablo J Sanchez MD, Dr. Jason Sauberan PharmD, Dr. William J Steinbach
This bestselling and well-known source on pediatric antimicrobial treatment presents rapid entry to trustworthy strategies for remedy of all infectious illnesses in children.
For every one ailment, the authors supply a statement to assist health and wellbeing care companies choose the easiest of all antimicrobial offerings. The inquiring doctor can instantly hyperlink to the proof for the advice within the publication or cellular model. Drug descriptions conceal all antimicrobial brokers to be had this present day and comprise entire information regarding dosing regimens.
In reaction to becoming issues approximately overuse of antibiotics, the booklet comprises guidance on whilst to not prescribe antimicrobials.
Key positive factors in nineteenth Edition!
- up-to-date information about the energy and the extent of facts for all therapy techniques
- New bankruptcy on antibiotic remedy for overweight teenagers
- New bankruptcy on antimicrobial prophylaxis and prevention of symptomatic an infection
- comprises therapy of parasitic infections and tropical drugs.
- up-to-date anti-infective drug directory, entire with formulations and dosages.
- Balanced details on security, efficacy and tolerability with facts on expenses and availability of gear
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Extra resources for 2012-2013 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 19th Edition
Syphilis, congenital (>1 mo of age)10 Aqueous crystalline penicillin G 200,000–300,000 units/kg/day IV div q4–6h for 10 days (AII) Evaluation to determine type and duration of therapy: CSF analysis (VDRL, cell count, protein), CBC and platelet count. Other tests as clinically indicated, including longbone radiographs, chest radiograph, liver function tests, neuroimaging, ophthalmologic exam, and hearing evaluation. If no clinical manifestations of disease, the CSF exam is normal, and the CSF VDRL test result is nonreactive, some specialists would treat with up to 3 weekly doses of benzathine penicillin G, 50,000 U/kg IM.
LACT). This Web site provides the Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed), which contains a peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider. Just type in the drug for which you need information, and the full report on that drug is provided. Fetal serum concentrations of the following commonly used drugs are equal to, or only slightly less than, those in the mother: penicillin G, amoxicillin, ampicillin, sulfonamides, trimethoprim, tetracyclines, and nitrofurantoin.
J Increase to 50 mg/kg/dose for meningitis. k Starting dose if GA <35+0 wk. For infants with GA <30 wk, change dosing interval to every 8 h at 4 wk of age. For infants with GA ≥30+0 wk, change dosing interval to every 8 h at 2 wk of age. a b 34 — Chapter 5. Antimicrobial Therapy for Newborns B. Antimicrobial Dosages for Neonates (cont) C. 5 mg/kg q24h (see Chapter 11). b Desired serum concentrations: 20–30 mg/L (peak), <5 mg/L (trough). c Desired serum concentrations: 5–10 mg/L (peak), <2 mg/L (trough).