The Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy
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From the experts at Johns Hopkins University, who bring you the best-selling Harriet Lane Handbook, this easy-to-use pocket guide to antimicrobial therapy expands on the indispensable Harriet Lane formulary to help you effectively treat a broad spectrum of pediatric infections. A complete listing of all antibioticsand non-antibiotic treatmentsand indications for use, as well as detailed discussions on antibiotic resistance, postexposure prophylaxis, and a large section that details adverse effects allows you to quickly and accurately chose the right medication for anything you encounter. For decades, health care professionals have relied on The Harriet Lane Handbook to pave the way to safe and efficacious therapy, and now that road just became wider.
- Features expanded drug information from the popular Harriet Lane Handbook, giving you more of what you need to prescribe the right drug and the appropriate dose.
- Presents a section on adverse effects and drug resistance so you can better manage persistent, hard to fight infections.
- Provides therapy guidelines that are safe and efficacious as evidenced by research and expert practice.
- Organizes a wealth of information into a convenient, pocket-sized format so you can reference it anywhere.
"...straighforward language and sound structure, with a wealth of information available in pocket form for the busy house officer or resident in pediatric departments all over the world. I can only give my highest recommendation."
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 2009
By Julia A. McMillan, MD, Director, Residency Program, Vice Chair for Pediatric Education, Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Carlton K. Lee, PharmD, MPH, Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Pediatrics, Department of Pharmacy, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimor, MD; George K. Siberry, MD, MHP, Co-Chair, Infection Control, Krieger Institute, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; and James D. Dick