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Author Frank, Uwe.
Title The Daschner Guide to in-hospital antibiotic therapy / Uwe Frank, Evelina Tacconelli.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2012.

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Author Frank, Uwe.
Subject Antibiotics.
Hospital care.
Anti-Bacterial Agents -- therapeutic use.
Alt Name Taconelli, Evelina.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 298 pages)
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Contents Classification of the Antibiotics -- Antibiotics Marketed in the EU -- Principles of Antibiotic Therapy -- The Most Common Errors in Antibiotic Therapy -- Important Infections and Their Microbiological Diagnosis -- Cooperation with Microbiologists -- Resistance of Major Clinical Pathogens -- The Most Frequent Pathogens -- Choice of Antibiotics -- Antibiotics, Antimycotics: Spectrum -- Dosage -- Adverse Effects -- Costs -- Antibiotic Therapy of the Principal Infections in Children and Adults -- Treatment of the Most Frequent Types of Bacterial Endocarditis -- Minimal Duration of Treatment for Bacterial Infections -- Failure of Antibiotic Therapy -- Fever of Unknown Origin: Differential Diagnosis -- Dosage of Antibiotics in Impaired Renal Function -- Antibiotic Therapy in Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, and Continuous Haemofiltration -- Antibiotic Therapy During Pregnancy and Lactation -- Antibiotics in Liver Diseases -- Diffusion of Antibiotics in Cerebrospinal Fluid and in Cerebral Abscesses -- Local Antibiotics -- Prophylactic Antibiotic Therapy -- Physical Incompatibility of Antibiotics and Antimycotics in Infusion Solutions -- Useful Websites.
Note "With 18 figures and 6 tables."
Summary Handy – concise – clear The zalways on-handy pocket guide to the treatment of infectious diseases. - The most important antibiotics and antimycotics: Spectrum – dosage – side-effects - Numerous tables sorted by substances, pathogens, indications - Administration of antibiotics during pregnancy, renal and hepatic insufficiency, dialysis - Including statements on the cost of therapy Numerous tips and troubleshooting guides on topics such as: - Potential mistakes - Therapy failures - Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis Adjusted to European standards: Up-to-date substances, authorizations, resistances and trade names. The first guide to antibiotic therapy for Europe! All in all, an approach that looks towards the future in which antimicrobial resistance will certainly represent an ever-growing obstacle for the medical class, and for which books like this will undoubtedly represent a precious resource. Giuseppe Cornaglia, MD, PhD President, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) This book will most certainly be a valuable asset for all those treating patients with infections. While primarily aimed at the hospital setting, most of the very useful information can certainly be used in other healthcare settings, too. Andreas Voss Professor of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre and Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
ISBN 9783642184024 (electronic bk.)
3642184022 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 781539261
Additional Format Print version: Frank, Uwe. Daschner Guide to in-hospital antibiotic therapy. New York : Springer, 2012 (DLC) 2011932844

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