Antibiotics Simplified

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-06-04
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Antibiotics Simplified, Third 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.Antibiotics Simplified, Third Edition 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.With helpful figures and flow charts, Drug Class Reviews, a Spectra of Activity chart, and an index for reference, this is an ideal handbook for students as well as practicing pharmacists, physicians, and other clinicians!

Table of Contents

PartI Considerations with Antibiotic Therapy
Chapter1 The Wonderful World of Microbiology
Chapter2 General Approach to Infectious Diseases
Chapter3 Antibiotic Pharmacokinetics
Chapter4 Antibiotic Pharmacodynamics
Chapter5 Adverse Consequences of Antibiotic Use
PartII Antibacterial Drugs
Chapter6 Beta-Lactams
Chapter7 Glycopeptides
Chapter8 Fluoroquinolones
Chapter9 Aminoglycosides
Chapter10 Tetracyclines and Glycylcyclines
Chapter11 Macrolides and Ketolides
Chapter12 Oxazolidinones
Chapter13 Nitroimidazoles
Chapter14 Nitrofurans and Fosfomycin
Chapter15 Streptogramins
Chapter16 Cyclic Lipopeptides
Chapter17 Folate Antagonists
Chapter18 Lincosamides
Chapter19 Polymyxins
Chapter20 Fidaxomicin
PartIII Antimycobacterial Drugs
Chapter21 Antimycobacterial Drugs
Chapter22 Rifamycins
Chapter23 Isoniazid
Chapter24 Pyrazinamide
Chapter25 Ethambutol
PartIV Antifungal Drugs
Chapter26 Antifungal Drugs
Chapter27 Polyenes
Chapter28 Antifungal Antimetabolites
Chapter29 Azoles
Chapter30 Echinocandins
PartV Antiviral Drugs
Chapter31 Antiviral Drugs
Chapter32 Anti-Herpes Simplex Virus and Varicella-Zoster Virus Agents
Chapter33 Anti-Cytomegalovirus Agents
Chapter34 Neuraminidase Inhibitors
Chapter35 Antiretroviral Drugs
Chapter36 Antiviral Interferons
Chapter37 Serine Protease Inhibitors
Chapter38 Ribavirin
Chapter39 Hepatitis B Nucleoside Analogs
PartVI Antiparasitic Drugs
Chapter40 Antiparasitic Drugs
Chapter41 Quinolines
Chapter42 Atovaquone
Chapter43 Benzimidazoles
Chapter44 Pentamidine
Chapter45 Ivermectin
AppendixI Selected Normal Human Flora
AppendixII Clinically Useful Spectra of Activity
AppendixIII Empiric Regimens for Common infections

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