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Clinical Use of Anti-infective Agents.

By: Finberg, Robert W.
Contributor(s): Guharoy, Roy.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2012Description: 1 online resource (182 p.).ISBN: 9781461410683.Subject(s): Anti-infective agents -- Administration | Drugs -- PrescribingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Clinical Use of Anti-infective AgentsDDC classification: 615.7/92 | 615.792 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Clinical Use of Anti-infective Agents; Contents; Part I: Introduction to Anti-infective Therapy, Structures and Mechanisms of Action of Commonly Used Antibacterial Agents; Chapter 1: Introduction and History; Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Drug Delivery and Dosing; Mechanism of Actions of Anti-bacterial Agents; Role of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in the Management of Bacterial Infectious Diseases; PK/PD Profiles of Anti-microbial Agents; Time-Dependent Agents (Duration of Exposure to a Specific MIC); Concentration-Dependent Killing; Pharmacokinetic Variability; Renal Impairment
Hepatic ImpairmentCritically Ill Patients; Tissue Concentrations; Bacteriostatic Versus Bactericidal Drugs; Conclusion; Further Reading; Chapter 3: Sulfonamides; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Trimethoprim; Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combinations; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Further Reading; Chapter 4: Penicillins; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Classes of Penicillins; Natural Penicillins (Penicillin G and Penicillin V); Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Anti-staphylococcal Penicillins: Methicillin, Oxacillin, and Nafcillin
Common Uses for Anti-staphylococcal PenicillinsAminopenicillins; Spectrum of Activity of Aminopenicillins; Common Uses of Aminopenicillins; Combinations of Aminopenicillins with Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors; Spectrum of Activity of Aminopenicillin/Beta-Lactamase Combinations; Common Uses for Aminopenicillin/Beta-Lactamase Combinations; Extended-Spectrum Penicillins; Spectrum of Activity of Extended-Spectrum Penicillins; Common Uses of Extended-Spectrum Penicillins; Extended-Spectrum Penicillins Combined with Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors
Spectrum of Activity of Extended-Spectrum Penicillins Combined with Beta-LactamasesCommon Uses of Extended-Spectrum Penicillin Combined with Beta-Lactamases; Adverse Effects and Toxicities of Penicillins; Further Reading; Chapter 5: Cephalosporins; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Classes of Cephalosporins; Adverse Effects; Common Uses of Cephalosporins (Table  5.2); Further Reading; Chapter 6: Monobactams; Aztreonam; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Further Reading; Chapter 7: Carbapenems; Introduction; Mechanism of Action
Spectrum of ActivityCommon Uses; Adverse Effects; Imipenem; Meropenem; Ertapenem; Doripenem; Summary; Further Reading; Chapter 8: Glycopeptides and Other Agents Used to Treat Gram-Positive Cocci; Introduction; Vancomycin; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Teicoplanin; Dalbavancin and Telavancin; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Miscellaneous Non-glycopeptide Agents; Streptogramins; Quinupristin/Dalfopristin; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Adverse Effects; Oxazolidinones; Linezolid; Mechanism of Action
Spectrum of Activity
Summary: This book was designed as a reference tool for pharmacists involved in the treatment of patients with infections. It is clinically oriented and designed to help students in all medical disciplines, and especially pharmacists and students of pharmacy who need information on choosing the correct drug, dose, and method of administration of an agent to patients with infectious diseases. Nurse practitioners and clinical microbiologists who need to understand the use of anti-infective agents in patients will also find this volume useful.
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Clinical Use of Anti-infective Agents; Contents; Part I: Introduction to Anti-infective Therapy, Structures and Mechanisms of Action of Commonly Used Antibacterial Agents; Chapter 1: Introduction and History; Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Drug Delivery and Dosing; Mechanism of Actions of Anti-bacterial Agents; Role of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in the Management of Bacterial Infectious Diseases; PK/PD Profiles of Anti-microbial Agents; Time-Dependent Agents (Duration of Exposure to a Specific MIC); Concentration-Dependent Killing; Pharmacokinetic Variability; Renal Impairment

Hepatic ImpairmentCritically Ill Patients; Tissue Concentrations; Bacteriostatic Versus Bactericidal Drugs; Conclusion; Further Reading; Chapter 3: Sulfonamides; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Trimethoprim; Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combinations; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Further Reading; Chapter 4: Penicillins; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Classes of Penicillins; Natural Penicillins (Penicillin G and Penicillin V); Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Anti-staphylococcal Penicillins: Methicillin, Oxacillin, and Nafcillin

Common Uses for Anti-staphylococcal PenicillinsAminopenicillins; Spectrum of Activity of Aminopenicillins; Common Uses of Aminopenicillins; Combinations of Aminopenicillins with Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors; Spectrum of Activity of Aminopenicillin/Beta-Lactamase Combinations; Common Uses for Aminopenicillin/Beta-Lactamase Combinations; Extended-Spectrum Penicillins; Spectrum of Activity of Extended-Spectrum Penicillins; Common Uses of Extended-Spectrum Penicillins; Extended-Spectrum Penicillins Combined with Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors

Spectrum of Activity of Extended-Spectrum Penicillins Combined with Beta-LactamasesCommon Uses of Extended-Spectrum Penicillin Combined with Beta-Lactamases; Adverse Effects and Toxicities of Penicillins; Further Reading; Chapter 5: Cephalosporins; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Classes of Cephalosporins; Adverse Effects; Common Uses of Cephalosporins (Table  5.2); Further Reading; Chapter 6: Monobactams; Aztreonam; Introduction; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Further Reading; Chapter 7: Carbapenems; Introduction; Mechanism of Action

Spectrum of ActivityCommon Uses; Adverse Effects; Imipenem; Meropenem; Ertapenem; Doripenem; Summary; Further Reading; Chapter 8: Glycopeptides and Other Agents Used to Treat Gram-Positive Cocci; Introduction; Vancomycin; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Teicoplanin; Dalbavancin and Telavancin; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Common Uses; Adverse Effects; Miscellaneous Non-glycopeptide Agents; Streptogramins; Quinupristin/Dalfopristin; Mechanism of Action; Spectrum of Activity; Adverse Effects; Oxazolidinones; Linezolid; Mechanism of Action

Spectrum of Activity

This book was designed as a reference tool for pharmacists involved in the treatment of patients with infections. It is clinically oriented and designed to help students in all medical disciplines, and especially pharmacists and students of pharmacy who need information on choosing the correct drug, dose, and method of administration of an agent to patients with infectious diseases. Nurse practitioners and clinical microbiologists who need to understand the use of anti-infective agents in patients will also find this volume useful.

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