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The Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy

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2nd Edition

Author(s): Julia McMillan, MD, Carlton K. Lee, PharmD, MPH, George K. Siberry, MD, MHP and Karen Carroll, MD, Elsevier Health Sciences Company

Publisher: Mosby | Elsevier, Inc.

ISBN 13: 978-0-323-11247-5



Description At A Glance

From the experts at Johns Hopkins University who bring you the bestselling Harriet Lane Handbook, the Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy delivers quick, dependable answers to help you effectively treat a broad spectrum of pediatric infectious diseases. This highly regarded medical mobile reference for all of the evidence-based recommendations you need to provide the best possible care to your young patients.

The Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 2nd edition provides evidence-based recommendations for antimicrobial therapy appropriate for infants, children and adolescents.

From the experts at Johns Hopkins University, who bring you the best-selling Harriet Lane Handbook, this easy-to-use mobile resource expands on the indispensable Harriet Lane formulary to help you effectively treat a broad spectrum of pediatric infections.

New to this Edition
  • Make the best clinical decisions with up-to-date practice guidelines from the AAP, CDC, and other authoritative pediatric and infectious disease sources.
  • Stay on top of the most effective treatments with leading-edge coverage of antiretroviral drugs for HIV and hepatitis; antimicrobial pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) information; the latest Vancomycin therapeutic drug-monitoring recommendations; antimicrobial desensitization; pediatric developmental effects of antimicrobials approved in adults but not children; and much more.
  • Depend on the professional wisdom of an expert author team, combined with the front-line input of current pediatric infectious disease fellows.


Key Features
  • Get all of the information you need to prescribe the correct drug and the appropriate dose through a detailed drug formulary, expanded from the popular Harriet Lane Handbook.
  • Better manage persistent, hard-to-fight pediatric infections with a section on adverse effects and drug resistance.
  • Information regarding safety, likely antimicrobial resistance, pharmacokinetics and distribution, as well as efficacy.
  • Detailed discussions on antibiotic resistance and post exposure prophylaxis.
  • Dedicated section on adverse effects and drug resistance.
  • Essential resource for busy house officers and residents in pediatric departments.
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