Download e-book for iPad: 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 established source on pediatric antimicrobial remedy offers speedy entry to trustworthy, up to the moment innovations for therapy of all infectious ailments in childrens. for every affliction, the authors supply a statement to aid wellbeing and fitness care services choose the easiest of all antimicrobial offerings. Drug descriptions hide all antimicrobial brokers to be had at the present time and comprise entire information regarding dosing regimens. in accordance with transforming into issues approximately overuse of antibiotics, this system contains directions on while to not prescribe antimicrobials. Key positive aspects: designed in case you look after young ones and are confronted with judgements each day; comprises therapy of parasitic infections and tropical medication; up to date anti-infective drug directory, entire with formulations and dosages; and balanced details on defense, efficacy, and tolerability with info on expenses and availability of drugs.

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In general, the neonatal exposure is welltolerated. While maternal treatment with sulfa-containing antibiotics should be approached with caution in the breastfed jaundiced or ill neonate, no symptoms have been associated with maternal treatment with amoxicillin, cefazolin, cefotaxime, ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, clindamycin, erythromycin, ethambutol, fluconazole, gentamicin, isoniazid, rifampin, (used for <3 weeks). Metronidazole seems safe, but may impart a metallic taste to breast milk.

Other tests as clinically indicated, including long-bone radiographs, chest radiograph, liver function tests, cranial ultrasound, ophthalmologic exam, and hearing test (auditory brainstem response), If no clinical manifestations of disease, the CSF exam is normal, and the CSF VDRL test result is negative, some specialists would treat with up to 3 weekly doses of benzathine penicillin G, 50,000 U/kg IM. Aqueous crystalline penicillin G 200,000–300,000 units/kg/day IV div q4–6 hr for 10 d Syphilis, congenital (>1 month of age)87 Recommended Therapy for Selected Newborn Conditions — 25 1/28/10 3:08 PM 26 B.

Single dose (AII) Once daily amoxicillin dosage: for children >3 years of For penicillin-allergic children: erythromycin (estolate at age and <40 kg: 750 mg once daily; for those >40 kg, 20–40 mg/kg/day PO div bid to qid; or ethylsuccinate 1,000 mg once daily. 94 Peritonsillar cellulitis or Clindamycin 30 mg/kg/day PO, IV, IM div q8h AND Consider incision and drainage for abscess abscess cefotaxime 150 mg/kg/day IV div q8h (BIII) Alternatives: meropenem or imipenem; PIP/TAZO; amox/ (group A streptococcus with clav for convalescent oral therapy (BIII) No useful data on benefits of steroids mixed oral flora)89,90 Empiric: meropenem 60 mg/kg/day div q8h (or 120 Anecdotal reports suggest metronidazole may be Lemierre syndrome (Fusobacterium necrophorum)88 mg/kg/day div q8h for CNS metastatic foci) (AIII) OR effective for apparent failures with other agents.

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