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Management Of Antimicrobials In Infectious Diseases

Author : Arch G. Mainous III
ISBN : 1603272399
Genre : Medical
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Recent evidence suggests an increasing rate of antimicrobial resistant pathogens throughout the world. Pathogens like Staphylococcus aureus are showing substantial prevalence of resistance to antibiotics. Thus, we think that given these developments, clinicians would welcome an updated version of this book. A resource indicating appropriate, evidence-based antimicrobial treatment of infectious diseases encountered in both the hospital and outpatient settings would be of significant value to practicing clinicians. The book would focus on the clinical importance of appropriate diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases particularly in terms of antibiotic-resistance. The resource would be valuable to countless numbers of junior-level practitioners (residents, nurse practitioners, physician-assistants). Moreover, the book could be a resource for generalists as well as infectious disease specialists.

Nanotechnology In Diagnosis Treatment And Prophylaxis Of Infectious Diseases

Author : Mahendra Rai
ISBN : 9780128014714
Genre : Medical
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Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases delivers comprehensive coverage of the application of nanotechnology to pressing problems in infectious disease. This text equips readers with cutting-edge knowledge of promising developments and future prospects in nanotechnology, paying special attention to microbes that are now resistant to conventional antibiotics, a concerning problem in modern medicine. Readers will find a thorough discussion of this new approach to infectious disease treatment, including the reasons nanotechnology presents a promising avenue for the diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis of infectious diseases. Provides a comprehensive overview of the use of nanotechnology in the treatment and diagnosis of infectious diseases Covers all common types of infective agents, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, along with their vectors, ticks, mosquitoes, flies, etc. Delivers commentary from an international researcher base, providing insights across differing economic statuses Includes a foundation of basic nanotechnological concepts to aid in designing new strategies to combat several pathogenic diseases and cancer Illustrates the high antimicrobial potential of nanoparticles, ultimately demonstrating how they are a promising alternative class that can be successfully used in fighting a myriad of infections

The Pharmacist S Guide To Antimicrobial Therapy And Stewardship

Author : Sarah M. Wieczorkiewicz
ISBN : 9781585285211
Genre : Medical
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When a patient comes in with a suspected infectious disease, knowledge is power. Now this knowledge is simplified, comprehensive and easy to find. The Pharmacist's Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship puts all the necessary information in one place, including: Evaluating potentially infected patients Identifying the infection's suspected source and related organisms Comparing the range of anti-infectives Knowing the factors that impact treatment Developing an antimicrobial stewardship program A step-wise approach walks logically from overall key concepts to disease- and drug-specific information. Disease states are summarized for easy reference. Tables make it easy to evaluate recommended treatment options. In infectious disease management, when answers are seldom black and white, this guide helps pharmacists make confident decisions.

Mayo Clinic Antimicrobial Therapy

Author : John W. Wilson
ISBN : 9780190696924
Genre : Medical
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The medical management of infectious diseases and antimicrobial therapy can be a daunting task for health care professionals. Infectious diseases experts at Mayo Clinic provide a coordinated, unified approach to infectious disease treatment for the general patient population as well as the complex patients seen at this internationally renowned destination medical center. Over twenty contributors represent the spectrum of infectious disease experience within the Mayo Clinic framework of patient-centered care. Highlights of Mayo Clinic Antimicrobial Therapy: Quick Guide, Third Edition include simplified and thorough drug dosing recommendations for renal function and renal replacement therapies, drugs of choice for specific organisms (including bacteria, fungi, and viruses), and updated and simplified antimicrobial and management recommendations for specific infectious syndromes. New features of the third edition include dosing recommendations for extended infusions and obese and neonatal patient populations and treatment options targeted for hepatitis B and C infections, prosthetic joint infections, post-transplant infections, and infections resulting from bioterrorism. This compact, user-friendly resource brings the specialized knowledge of Mayo Clinic to your fingertips.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Author : Céline Pulcini
ISBN : 9780128134610
Genre : Science
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Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS), Volume Two includes the experience of ESGAP workshops and courses on antibiotic stewardship since 2012. It combines clinical and laboratory information about AMS, with a focus on human medicine. The ESCMID study group on antibiotic policies (ESGAP) is one of the most productive groups in the field, organizing courses and workshops. This book is an ideal tool for the participants of these workshops. With short chapters (around 1500 words) written on different topics, the authors insisted on the following points: A ‘hands on’, practical approach, tips to increase success, a description of the most common mistakes, a global picture (out- and inpatient settings, all countries) and a short list of 10-20 landmark references. Focuses on the most recent antimicrobial stewardship strategies Provides a detailed description of laboratory support Offers a balanced synthesis of basic and clinical sciences for each individual case, presenting clinical courses of the cases in parallel with the pathogenesis and detailed microbiological information for each infection Describes the prevalence and incidence of the global issues and current therapeutic approaches Presents the measures for infection control

Emergency Management Of Infectious Diseases

Author : Rachel L. Chin
ISBN : 9781107153158
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This textbook is a comprehensive, evidence based, state-of-the-art resource for clinicians who diagnose and treat infectious disease.

Community Acquired Respiratory Infections

Author : Charles H. Nightingale
ISBN : 9780824746988
Genre : Medical
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'Up-to-date information. The book is well supplied with references that are easily accessible.' - Doody's Electronic Journal

Drug Interactions In Infectious Diseases

Author : Stephen C. Piscitelli
ISBN : 1617792136
Genre : Medical
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The revised and up-to-date third edition of Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases delivers a text that will enhance your clinical knowledge of the complex mechanisms, risks, and consequences of drug interactions associated with antimicrobials, infection, and inflammation. The third edition features five new chapters that cover material not addressed in previous editions. These new chapters describe interactions with a number of drug classes such as non-HIV antiviral, antimalarial, antiparasitic, antihelmintic, macrolide, azalide and ketolide agents. A novel chapter on probe cocktail studies has been included to highlight an important research tool for drug development. These chapters address material that cannot be retrieved easily in the medical literature. The highly acclaimed food-drug interactions as well as the study design and analysis chapters remain definitive references. The newly written drug-cytokine interaction highlights the need for our improved understanding of the complex interrelationship of acute infection, inflammation, and the risk of drug interactions. Informative tables on specific drug-drug interactions are provided throughout the chapters as a quick clinical resource. The Third Edition of Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases is a distillation of relevant drug interactions associated with antimicrobials, infection, and inflammation. This concise review of the mechanisms and strategies to manage drug interactions should be valuable to all health care practitioners. Features • Definitive reference source of up-to-date information on antimicrobial drug interactions • Informative tables on the degree of interaction for specific antimicrobial agents • In-depth discussion of mechanisms and potential mechanistic pathways of interaction • New chapters on non-HIV antiviral, antimalarial, antiparasitic, and macrolide, azalide and ketolide agents • New chapter on probe-cocktail studies as a research tool to study drug-drug interactions • Inclusion of new antimicrobial agents and their associated drug interactions • First rate chapters on study design and analysis, and drug-food interactions • A fresh perspective on drug-cytokine interactions • Authoritative chapter on regulatory considerations of drug interactions during drug development

Infection Prevention And Control In The Hospital An Issue Of Infectious Disease Clinics E Book

Author : Keith S. Kaye
ISBN : 9781455709342
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Over the past several decades, “infection control has become a rapidly growing multidisciplinary field of incredible importance with regard to the safety of patients and healthcare workers, regulation and accreditation of healthcare facilities, and finances. The focus of this field has increasingly turned to prevention rather than control of hospital-acquired infections. This issue will bring the infectious disease specialist up to date on important topics such as hand hygiene, sterilization, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, antibiotic stewardship, and specific infections of particular concern.

Infectious Diseases Handbook

Author : Judith A. Aberg
ISBN : 1591951216
Genre : Medical
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