Antimicrobial Resistance: Problem Pathogens and Clinical Countermeasures

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Robert C. Owens, Ebbing Lautenbach
CRC Press, 22 dec. 2007 - 520 pagina's
This publication provides a state-of-the-art overview of key issues related to antimicrobial resistance, including a focus on key pathogens causing common healthcare-associated and community-acquired infections. The epidemiology and therapeutic considerations of these antimicrobial resistant organisms are discussed, as well as the clinical and heal
 

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Resistance Concerns for the Practicing Clinician General Considerations
1
Its Utility in the Fight Against Antibacterial Resistance
25
Opportunity or Obstacle for the Pharmaceutical Industry?
39
Focus on Epidemiologic Methods
61
Contemporary Antimicrobial Resistance Issues GramPositive GramNegative and Miscellaneous Pathogens
75
Resistance Update and Treatment Options
89
Resistance Update and Treatment Options
111
Resistance Update and Treatment Options
125
Chapter 14 Antimicrobial Cycling Programs
251
Rationale for and Practical Considerations of Programmatic Institutional Efforts to Optimize Antimicrobial Use
261
Chapter 16 ComputerAssisted Programs to Optimize Antimicrobial Use
301
A Focus on BetaLactam Antibiotics
317
Principles Current Data and Caveats
337
Chapter 19 Impact of Guidelines on Antimicrobial Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections
371
Issues and Controversies
397
What Is the Evidence?
433

An Understanding of Resistance Issues
149
An Update
169
Overview and Update with a Focus on Antimicrobial Resistance as a Risk Factor
183
Trends and Treatment Considerations for Candidemia
219
Interventional Strategies to Combat Resistance
231
Modern Principles and Management Strategies to Optimize Outpatient Use of Antibiotics
461
Index
479
Back cover
493
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Robert C. Owens

Ebbing Lautenbach

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