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Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases

Impact of Antibiotic Resistance

  • Arch G. Mainous III
  • Claire Pomeroy

Part of the Infectious Disease book series (ID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Significant Pathogens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Craig A. Martin
      Pages 45-59
    3. Vidya Sundareshan, Martin E. Evans
      Pages 61-77
    4. Chris Parsons
      Pages 79-107
    5. Christian Sandrock
      Pages 109-126
    6. Javeed Siddiqui
      Pages 127-147
  3. Evidence-Based Management of Infectious Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 148-148
    2. Arch G. Mainous III, William J. Hueston
      Pages 151-168
    3. Hien H. Nguyen
      Pages 169-182
    4. Dimitri M. Drekonja, James R. Johnson
      Pages 183-194
    5. Alice C. Thornton, Bojana Stevich, Janet N. Arno, Barbara Van Der Pol
      Pages 195-229
    6. Robert E. Post, Barry L. Hainer
      Pages 231-265
    7. Eric Matheson
      Pages 267-281
    8. Nicoline Schiess, Avindra Nath
      Pages 283-300
    9. Ivar L. Frithsen, Cassandra D. Salgado
      Pages 301-312
    10. Camelia E. Marculescu
      Pages 313-325
  4. Special Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 343-343
    2. Arch G. Mainous III, Paul Little
      Pages 345-360
    3. Cristina Baker, Vicki A. Morrison
      Pages 361-375
    4. Arch G. Mainous III
      Pages 377-386
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 387-412

About this book

Introduction

Optimal antimicrobial use is essential in this era of escalating antibiotic resistance. Clinicians, particularly those on the frontlines of care, need an understanding of the management of common infectious diseases and the appropriate use of antimicrobials in the context of resistant pathogens. In Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases, Arch Mainous, PhD and Claire Pomeroy, MD and a group of antimicrobial experts and experienced clinicians provide an eminently practical summary of the most effective evidence-based antimicrobial treatments encountered in both the hospital and outpatient settings. At the forefront of this book is the clinical impact of appropriate diagnosis and treatment, as well as an emphasis on the newer aspects of infectious disease management necessitated by the increasing problem of resistant pathogens. Further, the book provides useful information on major pathogens to help practicing clinicians not only diagnose but treat effectively infections and their concomitant complications.

Multidisciplinary and highly practical, Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases offers busy clinicians, nurse practitioners, as well as residents and medical students a comprehensive and informed guide for management and treatment in the contemporary environment fraught with resistant pathogens.


Keywords

AIDS HIV Malaria antimicrobial resistance avian influenza bacteria fungal infection infection infection control infectious disease infectious diseases respiratory infection tissue infection viral infection virus

Editors and affiliations

  • Arch G. Mainous III
    • 1
  • Claire Pomeroy
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. Family MedicineMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonU.S.A.
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of California, DavisDavisU.S.A.

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-60327-239-1
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2010
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60327-238-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60327-239-1
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