Antimicrobial Chemotherapy / Edition 4

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy / Edition 4

by David Greenwood, W. Irving, R. Finch, A. Emmerson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0192631950

ISBN-13: 9780192631954

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book is intended to introduce students and young doctors to the principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy, and to foster good prescribing habits, which are essential if antibiotics are to retain their value for the future. Topics covered include the general properties of antimicrobial agents of all kinds (antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiparasitic)

Overview

This book is intended to introduce students and young doctors to the principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy, and to foster good prescribing habits, which are essential if antibiotics are to retain their value for the future. Topics covered include the general properties of antimicrobial agents of all kinds (antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiparasitic), laboratory aspects of antimicrobial chemotherapy, problems of resistance, general principles of treatment (including pharmacokinetic aspects and the special problems of children and the elderly), side effects, chemoprophylaxis, and the treatment of specific groups of infectious diseases. There is a useful postscript on the development of new antimicrobial drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192631954
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Historical Introduction

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