New PDF release: 2010-2011 Nelson's Pocket Book of Pediatric Antimicrobial

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

ISBN-10: 1581104294

ISBN-13: 9781581104295

This best-selling and primary source on pediatric antimicrobial treatment presents immediate entry to trustworthy, up to date suggestions for therapy of all infectious illnesses in childrens. for every illness, the authors supply a statement to aid wellbeing and fitness care companies decide on the simplest of all antimicrobial offerings. Drug descriptions conceal all antimicrobial brokers on hand at the present time and comprise entire information regarding dosing regimens. in keeping with starting to be matters approximately overuse of antibiotics, this system contains instructions on while to not prescribe antimicrobials. Key positive aspects: designed should you look after teenagers and are confronted with judgements on a daily basis; comprises therapy of parasitic infections and tropical medication; up-to-date anti-infective drug directory, whole with formulations and dosages; and balanced details on security, efficacy, and tolerability with info on bills and availability of drugs.

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Above (BIII) Pneumonia: Communityacquired, lobar consolidation – Moderate to severe illness Empiric therapy: ceftriaxone 50–75 mg/kg/day q24h or Tracheal aspirate or bronchoalveolar lavage for Gram (pneumococcus; group A cefotaxime 150 mg/kg/day div q8h (AI) stain/culture when indicated streptococcus; S aureus, For suspected CA-MRSA, use vancomycin 40–60 mg/ Check vancomycin serum concentrations and renal including CA-MRSA; or kg/day (AIII) function, particularly at the higher dosage for CA-MRSA.

E. OROPHARYNGEAL INFECTIONS Sinusitis, acute Same antibiotic therapy as for AOM (amoxicillin 90 mg/ For more severe symptoms, use high-dosage amox/clav to (H influenzae non–type b, kg/day PO div bid) (BIII). indd 42 Pharyngitis Amoxicillin 50–75 mg/kg/day PO, either once daily, bid Amoxicillin displays better gastrointestinal absorption (group A streptococcus) or tid x 10 d OR penicillin V 50–75 mg/kg/day PO div than oral phenoxymethyl penicillin; the suspension is 7,91–93 tonsillopharyngitis bid or tid, OR benzathine penicillin 600,000 units IM better tolerated.

Indd 27 1/28/10 3:08 PM 28 — Antimicrobial Dosages for Neonates Dosages (mg/kg/day) and Intervals of Administration Chronologic Age ≤28 days Body Weight ≤2,000 g Antibiotic Body Weight >2,000 g Chronologic Age >28 days Route 0–7 d old 8–28 d old 0–7 d old 8–28 d old Penicillin G, crystalline (congenital syphilis) IV 100,000 U div q12h 150,000 U div q8h 100,000 U div q12h 150,000 U div q8h 200,000 U div q6h Penicillin G, procaine IM 50,000 U q24h 50,000 U q24h 50,000 U q24h 50,000 U q24h 50,000 U q24h Piperacillin/ tazobactam IV 150 div q12h 225 div q8h 150 div q12h 225 div q8h 240 div q6h IV, PO 10 q24h 10 q24h 10 q24h 10 q24h 10 q24h Ticarcillin/ clavulanate IV 150 div q12h 225 div q8h 150 div 12h 225 div q8h 300 div q6h Voriconazole IV, PO 8–20 div q12h 8–20 div q12h 8–20 div q12h 8–20 div q12h 8–20 div q12h Rifampin Increase dosing interval for renal impairment, eg, from q8h to q12h or q12 to q18–24h dosing.

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