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Antimicrobial Therapy in Infants and Children

edited by Gideon Koren, Charles G. Prober, Ronald Gold. Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1988.

A summary of antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antiparasitic therapies in infants and children, this book explains underlying pharmacokinetic principles of antibiotic therapy, and includes recommendations for implementation and monitoring of drug therapy. Illustrated with useful diagrams and tables that summarize drug levels achieved in various tissues and levels needed for certain organisms, it is an essential clinical reference for pediatricians, microbiologists, infectious disease specialists and general practitioners.


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Contents:


Introduction
Foreward
Preface
Contributors




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xiii
Part I
General Principles
1. Laboratory Procedures and the Management of Antimicrobial Therapy
Donald E. Low
3
2. Analytical Methods and Measurement of Antimicrobial Drugs
H. Andrew Strong
19
3. Clinical Relevance of Pharmacokinetic Principles for Antimicrobial Therapy
Gideon Koren
33
Part II
Specific aspects of Antimicrobial Therapy in the Pediatric Age Group
4. Clinical Pharmacology of Antimicrobial Drugs During Development: How Are Infants and Children Different?
Gideon Koren
47
5. Effect of Disease State and Organ Failure on Antimicrobial Disposition in Children
James B. Besunder, Michael D. Reed and Jeffrey L. Blumer
53
6. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Antimicrobial Drugs in Children
Gideon Koren
77
7. Exposure of the Embryo and Fetus to Antimicrobial Agents
Gideon Koren
89
8. Specific Problems Associated with Drug Administration in Neonates and Infants
Mark Greenwald and Gideon Koren
99
9. Compliance with Antimicrobial Therapy in Children
Elaine Wang and R. Brian Haynes
105
Part III
Antibacterial Drugs
10. Penicillins
Susan M. Lisby and Milap C. Nahata
117
11. Sulfonamides
Michael D. Reed, James B. Besunder and Jeffrey L. Blumer
153
12. Cephalosporins
J. Steven Leeder and Ronald Gold
173
13. Aminoglycosides
Stuart M. MacLeod
237
14. Vancomycin
John F. Milliken
265
15. Tetracyclines
Daniel A. Goldstein
287
16. Chloramphenicol
Michael J. Rieder
311
17. Macrolide Antibiotics
Charles M. Ginsburg
339
18. The Lincosamides
Gideon Koren
355
19. Rifampin
Itamar Shalit
373
20. Antituberculous Therapy
E. Kanta Subbarao and Melvin I. Marks
405
21. DNA-Gyrase Inhibitors
Michael J. Muszynski, John C. Christenson and Ronald K. Scribner
433
22. Nitrofurans
Wayne M. Sullender
465
23. Methenamine
Pamela S. Diaz
475
24. Antiseptics
E. Lee Ford-Jones
483
Part IV
Antifungal Drugs
25. Amphotericin B
Allan S. Lau
517
26. Imidazole Antifungals
Alan M. Sugar
535
27. 5-Fluorocytosine
Charles G. Prober
555
Part V
Antiviral Agents
28. Vidarabine Therapy of Herpesvirus Infections in Childhood
Richard J. Whitley
565
29. Acyclovir
Paul S. Lietman
577
30. Ribavirin
Charles G. Prober
587
31. Interferon
Ann M. Arvin
595
Part VI
Antiparasitic Drugs
32. Antimalarial Drugs
José Antonio Jesús Bodino and Eduardo L. López
607
33. Antihelmintic Drugs
José Antonio Jesús Bodino and Eduardo L. López
661
34. Antifilarials
José Antonio Jesús Bodino and Eduardo L. López
677
35. Schistosomiasis Drugs
José Antonio Jesús Bodino and Eduardo L. López
687
36. Drugs Used in the Chemotherapy of Other Protozoal Infections
José Antonio Jesús Bodino and Eduardo L. López
699
37. Nitroimidazoles
Edward D. Ralph
729
Part VII
Summary
38. Drugs of Choice
Charles G. Prober
749
39. Guidelines for Intravenous Administration of Antimicrobial Drugs
L. Lee Dupuis and Susan Stansfield
781
40. Approaching Adverse Reactions to Antimicrobial Therapy in Children
Neil H. Shear
793
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