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Medicine - Internal Medicine | The Daschner Guide to In-Hospital Antibiotic Therapy

The Daschner Guide to In-Hospital Antibiotic Therapy

Frank, Uwe, Tacconelli, Evelina

2009

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  • Handy, concise, and clear
  • The "always on-hand" pocket guide to the treatment of infectious diseases
  • The most important antibiotics and antimycotics: spectrum, dosage and 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

Handy – concise – clear

The "always on-hand" 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:
- 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!

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

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Dosage - Indications - Side effects - Therapy - antibiotics - antimycotics - bacteria - bacterial infection - bacterial infections - infection - infections

Related subjects » Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Otorhinolaryngology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Classification of the Antibiotics.- Generics and Trade Names.- 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.

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