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Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents
     

Quinolone Antimicrobial Agents

by ASM Press, Ethan Rubinstein, Arnold S. Bayer (Contribution by), Peter Ball (Contribution by), David R. Andes (Contribution by)
 
An in-depth review of one of the most important classes of antimicrobial agents discovered in recent years.
• Compiles the current information on a larger number of compounds and their expanding clinical applications.
• Provides a knowledgeable summary of the problems and promises that quinolones hold for the scientific and clinical

Overview

An in-depth review of one of the most important classes of antimicrobial agents discovered in recent years.
• Compiles the current information on a larger number of compounds and their expanding clinical applications.
• Provides a knowledgeable summary of the problems and promises that quinolones hold for the scientific and clinical communities.
• Includes information on the treatment of intra-abdominal infections and infections caused by intracellular pathogens and the use of fluoroquinolones in intensive care unit infections and in pediatrics.
• Covers adverse effects, including QT prolongation, phototoxicity, effects on cartilage, and central nervous system effects.

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A summary of the problems and promises that quinolones hold for the scientific and clinical communities. This revised, updated, and expanded edition (1st ed., 1989) brings together current information on a larger number of compounds and their expanding clinical applications as well as new information on the limitations to the use of quinolones, including problems with bacterial resistance and new adverse-effect profiles of some quinolones. For clinical and basic microbiologists, pharmacologists and pharmacists, and physicians--especially infectious disease specialists. Member price, $55. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555812317
Publisher:
ASM Press
Publication date:
09/30/2003
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
485
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.17(d)

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