Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

Author: Alan Hauser

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496385934

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Popular as a classroom text, for review, and as a clinical quick-reference, this time-saving resource helps medical students master the rationale behind antibiotic selection for common bacterial pathogens and infectious diseases. Updated content reflects the latest antibiotic medications available on the market, and new full-color illustrations strengthen users’ understanding of the application of antibiotic drug treatment.

Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

Author: Alan Hauser

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496385934

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 9028

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Popular as a classroom text, for review, and as a clinical quick-reference, this time-saving resource helps medical students master the rationale behind antibiotic selection for common bacterial pathogens and infectious diseases. Updated content reflects the latest antibiotic medications available on the market, and new full-color illustrations strengthen users’ understanding of the application of antibiotic drug treatment.

Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

The ABCs of Choosing the Right Antibacterial Agent

Author: Alan R. Hauser

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451112211

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 6777

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Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians, Second Edition, shows you how to apply your knowledge of pharmacology and microbiology in order to select the appropriate antibiotic. Rather than rely on rote memorization, you’ll learn the underlying rationale for treatment of common infectious diseases and pathogens. The text focuses on antibacterial agents, examining individual antibiotics and antibiotic classes as well as definitive and empiric therapies—providing a framework for prescription and clinical preparation for students training to be physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacologists, or medical technologists. Clinicians also rely on Antibiotic Basics for quick reference or review. The Second Edition includes current research and new approaches to emerging resistant organisms such as community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing bacteria. In addition, the book has been updated to reflect changes in treatment guidelines, including new guidelines for Clostridium difficile colitis and urinary tract infections.

Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

Choosing the Right Antibacterial Agent

Author: Alan R. Hauser

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781794640

Category: Medical

Page: 318

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Designed for quick, easy comprehension, this handbook reference will assist medical students in understanding the rationale behind antibiotic selection for common bacterial pathogens and infectious disease presentations. By supplying the rationale for choosing antibiotics, the book reduces the amount of memorization necessary for proper antibiotic prescribing. The book is heavily illustrated with two-color figures and includes fact-anecdotes, interesting ancillary information, mnemonics, and questions to test understanding. Appendices include dosing in adults and children; antibacterial agents in pregnancy; generic and trade names of commonly used antibacterial agents; and treatment of infections caused by bacterial agents of bioterrorism.

Antibiotics Simplified

Author: Jason C. Gallagher,Conan MacDougall

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284130061

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Antibiotics Simplified, Fourth Edition is a best-selling, succinct guide designed to bridge knowledge gained in basic sciences courses with clinical practice in infectious diseases. This practical text reviews basic microbiology and how to approach the pharmacotherapy of a patient with a presumed infection. It also contains concise Drug Class Reviews with an explanation of the characteristics of various classes of antibacterial drugs and antifungal drugs. This text simplifies learning infectious disease pharmacotherapy and condenses the many facts that are taught about antibiotics into one quick reference guide. This guide will help students learn the characteristics of antibiotics and why an antibiotic is useful for an indication. With an understanding of the characteristics of the antibiotics, students will be able to make a logical choice to treat an infection more easily.

Antibiotics Manual

A Guide to commonly used antimicrobials

Author: David L. Schlossberg,Rafik Samuel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119220777

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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A comprehensive compendium of all commonly used antibiotics, including indications, side effects, dosage information, and drug/food interactions Antibiotics Manual: A Guide to Commonly Used Antimicrobials, Second Edition is a unique, user-friendly guide made for all who prescribe antibiotics. It’s the only book available that takes a 100% drug-listed approach to 200 of the most common antibiotics prescribed to patients each day. Presented in full color, it’s also a convenient reference for every clinician to consult once the decision to use a particular antibiotic has been reached. This edition of Antibiotics Manual includes newer antibiotics that have been released since the publication of the First Edition and updates prescribing information for the older antibiotics. This all-new Second Edition: Has a color-coded interior design which provides quick and easy point of care access for the user Includes 200 of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics, listed by both brand and generic names Features important recently-released antibiotics such as ceftaroline, tedizolid, and bedaquiline Antibiotics Manual: A Guide to Commonly Used Antimicrobials, Second Edition is a welcome book for physicians in all specialties of medicine who prescribe antibiotics. It is also a handy tool for pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who want more information on the drugs they administer.

Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Second Edition

Author: William F. Wright, DO, MPH

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826127827

Category: Medical

Page: 450

View: 3798

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Praise for the previous edition: “Approaches near perfection...This is an excellent introduction to infectious diseases by a group of authors who take a straightforward and bullet-point approach to thinking and talking about clinical issues...”—Doody’s Reviews Updated second edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook covering clinical infectious disease for students, residents, primary care medical providers, nurses, and PAs. Written in outline format with short, focused chapters, the book presents a systematic method for understanding basic mechanisms, establishing a diagnosis, and implementing appropriate treatment for commonly encountered problems. Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Second Edition begins with a general framework covering basics of clinical reasoning, antimicrobial agents and microbiology, and antimicrobial stewardship. Individual chapters devoted to the broad range of infectious diseases and topics are organized by body system and feature targeted presentation of pathogenesis and risk factors, microbial causes, clinical manifestations, patient work-up, diagnostic criteria, and medical, antimicrobial, and surgical management. The book also addresses important related topics including fever and neutropenia, approach to evaluating ectoparasite-related infections, infectious diseases approach to sepsis, travel medicine, and basics of infection control and hospital epidemiology. Designed for busy practitioners at any level looking to sharpen the clinical problem-solving skills required to provide the highest quality care to patients with infectious diseases. Key Features: Presents core clinical infectious disease topics in concise easy-to-read format Revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the field consistent with evidence-based literature and current clinical practice guidelines 6 new chapters on lyme disease, anorectal infections, travel medicine, dental infections, antimicrobial stewardship, and clinical reasoning and statistics Focus on the approach to evaluation and management of the patient Incorporates essential antimicrobial therapy information with adult, pediatric, and OB-GYN dosing considerations

Handbook of Antibiotics

Author: Richard E. Reese,Robert F. Betts,Bora Gumustop

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781716116

Category: Medical

Page: 610

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The Third Edition of this popular coat-pocket reference has been thoroughly updated, substantially condensed, and completely revised for greater practicality and accessibility. The new first section of this edition provides a quick, practical overview of common infectious diseases and clinical problems. The second section covers the major classes of antibiotics and includes information on side effects, dosages, and costs. The third section contains quick-reference dosing tables for all antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal agents.

Quality and Safety in Nursing

A Competency Approach to Improving Outcomes

Author: Gwen Sherwood,Jane Barnsteiner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119151678

Category: Medical

Page: 424

View: 1953

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Drawing on the universal values in health care, the second edition of Quality and Safety in Nursing continues to devote itself to the nursing community and explores their role in improving quality of care and patient safety. Edited by key members of the Quality and Safety Education for Nursing (QSEN) steering team, Quality and Safety in Nursing is divided into three sections. It first looks at the national initiative for quality and safety and links it to its origins in the IOM report. The second section defines each of the six QSEN competencies as well as providing teaching and clinical application strategies, resources, and current references. The final section now features redesigned chapters on implementing quality and safety across settings. New additions to this edition include: Instructional and practice approaches including narrative pedagogy and integrating the competencies in simulation A new chapter exploring the application of clinical learning and the critical nature of inter-professional teamwork A revised chapter on the mirror of education and practice to better understand teaching approaches This groundbreaking unique text addresses the challenges of preparing future nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) necessary to continuously improve the health care system in which they practice. This new edition is also available as an e-book. For more details, please see www.wiley.com/buy/9781119151678

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice

Author: Steven H. Woolf,Steven Jonas,Evonne Kaplan-Liss

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781775991

Category: Medical

Page: 644

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Incorporating the latest guidelines from major organizations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, this book offers clinicians a complete overview of how to help patients adopt healthy behaviors and to deliver recommended screening tests and immunizations. Chapters provide practical guidance on counseling patients about exercise, nutrition, tobacco use, substance use, sexually transmitted infections, and depression and on gathering information from the patient, ordering evidence-based screening tests, designing a personalized health maintenance plan, facilitating behavior change, and the work-up of abnormal results from screening tests. This new edition includes updated chapters on practice redesign, the use of electronic medical records, and reimbursement; updated patient resource materials and instructions; and new authors with deep expertise on the topics. A companion Website (www.healthpromodisprev.com) features fully searchable text online.

The Pharmacist's Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship

Author: Sarah M. Wieczorkiewicz,Carrie Sincak

Publisher: ASHP

ISBN: 1585285218

Category: Medical

Page: 150

View: 794

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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.

Antibiotic Essentials 2017

Author: Cheston B Cunha,Burke A Cunha

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9385999079

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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New edition of highly successful annual pocket guide presenting latest information in field of antimicrobial therapy and infectious disease. Authored by leading experts in the field. Includes free access to the app.

Illuminations

The Human Becoming Theory in Practice and Research

Author: Rosemarie Rizzo Parse

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763711108

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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Nurses empower people toward their own health. Here is an exploration of a human science that reveals the eloquence of the nurse-person enco unter. Parse and other nursing scholars provide a dynamic model for pr ofessional nurses, undergraduate and graduate students, and all others who believe that individuals know their own needs best.

Health Policy

Crisis and Reform in the U.S. Health Care Delivery System

Author: Charlene Harrington,Carroll Estes

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763746576

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 1906

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The Fifth Edition of this best-selling health policy text is updated with a collection of new articles on various health policies. Health Policy provides a basic overview of the health policy and political process as it relates to thte health status of the US, the organization and issues of the healthcare system, and healthcare economics.

The Fifteen Minute Hour

Efficient and Effective Patient-Centered Consultation Skills, Sixth Edition

Author: Marian R. Stuart,Joseph A. Lieberman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351017896

Category: Medical

Page: 210

View: 4911

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The Fifteen Minute Hour is well-established as a classic text, providing invaluable support for primary care practitioners aiming to increase patient satisfaction without adding significantly to the length of a visit. This sixth edition continues to emphasise a patient-centred approach to help practitioners enhance the therapeutic relationship with their patients. With a renewed focus on wellness and health promotion, the book offers simple and effective techniques to solve or prevent psychological and behavioural problems manifested in the consultation. The Fifteen Minute Hour has become essential reading around the world, and this sixth edition is completely updated with brand new case material based on real-world consultations, additional techniques for managing chronic conditions including pain, and new references substantiating the efficacy of the authors’ methods.

Oh's Intensive Care Manual E-Book

Author: Andrew D Bersten,Jonathan Handy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702076066

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

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For nearly 40 years, Oh’s Intensive Care Manual has been the quick reference of choice for ICU physicians at all levels of experience. The revised 8th edition maintains this tradition of excellence, providing fast access to practical information needed every day in today’s intensive care unit. This bestselling manual covers all aspects of intensive care in sufficient detail for daily practice while keeping you up to date with the latest innovations in the field. Short, to-the-point chapters distill the essential information you need to know for safe, effective care of patients in the ICU. Each topic includes theoretical knowledge, practical methods of treating the condition described, a review of the available evidence, and common pitfalls in treatment and management. Ideal for daily quick reference as well as an efficient review for professional examinations in critical care medicine.

Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers

Author: Teri Moser Woo,Marylou V Robinson

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803645813

Category: Medical

Page: 1416

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This exceptional text builds your knowledge of pharmacology by first providing an overview of pharmacologic principles and then teaching you how to apply those principles to clinical practice. Focusing on applying pharmacologic scientific knowledge to clinical practice, it explains diagnostic and treatment reasoning and rational drug selection, while providing useful clinical pearls from experienced practitioners.

Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby's Critical Care

Author: Andrea Gabrielli,A. Joseph Layon,Mihae Yu

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780781768696

Category: Medical

Page: 2765

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The leading critical care textbook since 1988, Civetta, Taylor and Kirby's Critical Care is now in its Fourth Edition, with a new editorial team, over thirty new chapters, and completely updated information. The book addresses every problem encountered in the intensive care unit and covers surgical critical care more thoroughly than any other text. Each chapter begins with immediate concerns and proceeds to broader-based discussions of relevant pathophysiologic and clinical issues. This edition has new sections on shock states; pharmacology, nutrition, toxicology and the environment; and disaster management. New chapters include bedside ultrasound, point of care testing, neurogenic shock, anaphylactic shock, surgical infections, and acute coronary syndrome. A companion Website will offer instant access to the fully searchable text.

Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy

Rationales for Nursing Practice

Author: Geralyn Frandsen,Sandra Smith Pennington

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609137116

Category: Medical

Page: 1176

View: 5264

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This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action, and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. The 10th edition has a new fresh design and approach with an added focus on patient safety integrated into the text.

Kucers' The Use of Antibiotics

A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, and Antiviral Drugs, Seventh Edition - Three Volume Set

Author: M. Lindsay Grayson,Sara E. Cosgrove,Suzanne Crowe,William Hope,James S. McCarthy,John Mills,Johan W. Mouton,David L. Paterson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351648152

Category: Medical

Page: 5338

View: 9909

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Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics is the definitive, internationally-authored reference, providing everything that the infectious diseases specialist and prescriber needs to know about antimicrobials in this vast and rapidly developing field. The much-expanded Seventh Edition comprises 4800 pages in 3 volumes in order to cover all new and existing therapies, and emerging drugs not yet fully licensed. Concentrating on the treatment of infectious diseases, the content is divided into four sections - antibiotics, anti-fungal drugs, anti-parasitic drugs, and anti-viral drugs - and is highly structured for ease of reference. Each chapter is organized in a consistent format, covering susceptibility, formulations and dosing (adult and pediatric), pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, toxicity, and drug distribution, with detailed discussion regarding clinical uses - a feature unique to this title. Compiled by an expanded team of internationally renowned and respected editors, with expert contributors representing Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, South America, the US, and Canada, the Seventh Edition adopts a truly global approach. It remains invaluable for anyone using antimicrobial agents in their clinical practice and provides, in a systematic and concise manner, all the information required when prescribing an antimicrobial to treat infection.