Completely revised and updated for 2012 and now in its eleventh edition, Antibiotic Essentials 2012 is a leading antimicrobial/infectious disease pocket guide for clinicians. The book’s contributors are leading world experts in their fields from various distinguished institutions. Practical, concise and authoritative, Antibiotic Essentials is not just a bug - drug pocket guide, it is also a mini-ID book, discussing diagnosis and therapy of infectious diseases - including clinical presentations, diagnostic considerations, diagnostic pitfalls, and therapeutic considerations.
Antibiotic Essentials 2012 contains 568 clinical syndromes as well as 157 detailed antimicrobial drug summaries - including dosing in renal insufficiency and dialysis; relevant pharmacokinetics; antibiotic resistance potential; adverse effects; drug interactions; CSF penetration and complete reference citations. All presented in a user friendly format and organized with an expanded, easy-to-use index.
Burke A. Cunha, MD-Chief, Infectious Disease Division at Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, New York, Professor, State University of New York School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York
Burke A. Cunha, M.D., is Chief, Infectious Disease Division at Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, New York, Professor of Medicine, State University of New York School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, and is one of the world's leading authorities on the treatment of infectious diseases. During his 30-year career, he has contributed more than 1000 articles, 175 book chapters, and 15 books on infectious diseases to the medical literature. He has received numerous teaching awards, serves on the editorial boards of more than two dozen medical journals, is Editor-in-Chief of Infectious Disease Practice and Antibiotics for Clinicians, and is a Master of the American College of Physicians, awarded for achievements as a master clinician and teacher.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284027983
- ISBN-13: 9780763772208