The Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy E-Book: Mobile Medicine Series, Edition 2

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From the experts at Johns Hopkins University who bring you the bestselling Harriet Lane Handbook, the Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy delivers quick, dependable answers to help you effectively treat a broad spectrum of pediatric infectious diseases. This highly regarded medical reference book is your pocket-sized source for all of the evidence-based recommendations you need to provide the best possible care to your young patients.
  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader
  • , conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
  • Get all of the information you need to prescribe the correct drug and the appropriate dose
  • through a detailed drug formulary, expanded from the popular Harriet Lane Handbook.
  • Better manage persistent, hard-to-fight pediatric infections with a section on adverse effects and drug resistance.
  • Make the best clinical decisions
  • with up-to-date practice guidelines from the AAP, CDC, and other authoritative pediatric and infectious disease sources.
  • Stay on top of the most effective treatments with leading-edge coverage of antiretroviral drugs for HIV and hepatitis; antimicrobial pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) information; the latest Vancomycin therapeutic drug-monitoring recommendations; antimicrobial desensitization; pediatric developmental effects of antimicrobials approved in adults but not children; and much more.
  • Depend on the professional wisdom of an expert author team, combined with the front-line input of current pediatric infectious disease fellows.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
May 15, 2012
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Pages
640
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ISBN
9780323112642
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Infectious Diseases
Medical / Pediatrics
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Infectious Disease Case Studies contains over 200 case studies in 20 areas of Infectious Diseases. It has well over 100 illustrations. Areas covered include: Antibiotics, Basic microbiology, Cardiovascular infections, Fever of unknown origin (FUO), Fungal infections, Gastrointestinal infections, Genitourinary infections, Healthcare Associated Infections, HIV, Immuno-suppression, Musculoskeletal infections, Nervous system infections, Nuclear Medicine, Outpatient Infections, Parasite infections, Pulmonary infections, Sepsis, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Skin and Soft Tissue infections, and Vaccines. It contains over 200 questions and answers, so it is an excellent resource for Board Review.

This e-book is intended for healthcare providers at all levels. These include nursing students, PA students, Nurse Practitioner students, and medical students doing their Internal Medicine rotations, as well as seasoned healthcare providers- ambulists (FPs or Internists) and hospitalists.

Dr. Gullberg is an Associate Clinical Professor, and board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. He has practiced Infectious Diseases in a Community Hospital for three decades. During that time, he has trained hundreds of medical students, medical residents, PA students, and nursing students on all levels. He is a seasoned lecturer, and he continues to teach practical principles of Infectious Diseases on a daily basis.

Because of his years of experience, Dr. Gullberg knows the most effective format for learning in regards to a core of Infectious Disease topics. Infectious Disease Case Studies is written in a bottom line format. The question and answer after each section make it very practical for Board Review study. He has handpicked the most common day-to-day problems in the field of Infectious Diseases that healthcare providers must be knowledgeable about. The vast majority of the cases presented here concern patients that he has seen in the hospital or medicine clinic. They should provide valuable insights for quick reference and learning.

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