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Download e-book for kindle: 2010-2011 Nelson's Pocket Book of Pediatric Antimicrobial by John S. Bradley MD, John D. Nelson MD Emeritus

By John S. Bradley MD, John D. Nelson MD Emeritus

ISBN-10: 1581104294

ISBN-13: 9781581104295

This best-selling and common source on pediatric antimicrobial treatment presents fast entry to trustworthy, up to the moment suggestions for remedy of all infectious illnesses in kids. for every ailment, the authors supply a statement to assist overall healthiness care prone decide upon the simplest of all antimicrobial offerings. Drug descriptions hide all antimicrobial brokers on hand this day and contain whole information regarding dosing regimens. according to growing to be matters approximately overuse of antibiotics, this system contains directions on while to not prescribe antimicrobials. Key positive aspects: designed if you happen to look after little ones and are confronted with judgements on a daily basis; contains remedy of parasitic infections and tropical drugs; up to date anti-infective drug directory, entire with formulations and dosages; and balanced details on defense, efficacy, and tolerability with information on bills and availability of drugs.

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Use of antiretroviral drugs other than zidovudine cannot be recommended in premature infants due to lack of dosing and safety data. indd 28 1/28/10 3:08 PM 29 C. 5 q6h 2 q12h 2 q12h 2 q6h 2 q6h e h h Desired serum concentrations: 20–30 µg/mL (peak), <10 µg/mL (trough). 0 µg/mL (trough). 5 mg/kg q36h; ≥8 days, 4 mg/kg q24h. f Desired serum concentrations: 20–40 µg/mL (peak), <10–15 µg/mL (trough); for MRSA infections, trough 15–20 µg/mL. g At 28 days of age, vancomycin is dosed at 20 mg/kg/dose.

Adenitis, acute bacterial1–7 Empiric IV therapy: May need surgical drainage (S aureus, including CA-MRSA, Standard: oxacillin 150 mg/kg/day IV div q6h OR For oral therapy for MSSA: cephalexin OR cloxacillin; for or group A streptococcus) cefazolin 100 mg/kg/day IV div q8h (AI) CA-MRSA: clindamycin, TMP/SMX, or linezolid CA-MRSA: clindamycin 30 mg/kg/day For group A strep: amoxicillin IV div q8h or vancomycin 40 mg/kg/day IV q8h (BII) Total IV plus PO therapy x 7–10 d Clinical Diagnosis NOTE: CA-MRSA (see Chapter 4 on CA-MRSA) is now prevalent in many areas of the world.

The most current American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines66 and meta-analyses67 suggest the greatest benefit with therapy occurs in children with bilateral AOM who are younger than 2 years; for other children, close observation is also an option. Some experts advocate providing a prescription to parents, but waiting 1–2 days before treating mild cases. indd 41 Erythromycin 40–50 mg/kg/day PO div qid x 14 d OR Diphtheria antitoxin (DAT), a horse antisera, is Diphtheria82 penicillin G 150,000 U/kg/day IV div q6h; PLUS investigational and only available from CDC’s Emergency antitoxin (AIII) Operations Center at: 770/488-7100.

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