Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

  • Filename: antibiotic-basics-for-clinicians.
  • ISBN: 9781451112214
  • Release Date: 2012-03-06
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Alan R. Hauser
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians, Second Edition, shows you how to apply your knowledge of pharmacology and microbiology in order to select the appropriate antibiotic. Rather than rely on rote memorization, you’ll learn the underlying rationale for treatment of common infectious diseases and pathogens. The text focuses on antibacterial agents, examining individual antibiotics and antibiotic classes as well as definitive and empiric therapies—providing a framework for prescription and clinical preparation for students training to be physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacologists, or medical technologists. Clinicians also rely on Antibiotic Basics for quick reference or review. The Second Edition includes current research and new approaches to emerging resistant organisms such as community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing bacteria. In addition, the book has been updated to reflect changes in treatment guidelines, including new guidelines for Clostridium difficile colitis and urinary tract infections.

Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

  • Filename: antibiotic-basics-for-clinicians.
  • ISBN: 0781794641
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 318
  • Author: Alan R. Hauser
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Designed for quick, easy comprehension, this handbook reference will assist medical students in understanding the rationale behind antibiotic selection for common bacterial pathogens and infectious disease presentations. By supplying the rationale for choosing antibiotics, the book reduces the amount of memorization necessary for proper antibiotic prescribing. The book is heavily illustrated with two-color figures and includes fact-anecdotes, interesting ancillary information, mnemonics, and questions to test understanding. Appendices include dosing in adults and children; antibacterial agents in pregnancy; generic and trade names of commonly used antibacterial agents; and treatment of infections caused by bacterial agents of bioterrorism.

Antibiotics Simplified

  • Filename: antibiotics-simplified.
  • ISBN: 9781449614591
  • Release Date: 2011-03-09
  • Number of pages: 258
  • Author: Jason Gallagher
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Antibiotics Simplified Second Edition is a comprehensive but concise guide to the basics of antibiotics. It combines a basic review of microbiology with practical guidance for treating patients. Based on the experience of practicing clinicians and written by experts in pharmacotherapy, this convenient reference outlines the characteristics of each drug and why a specific antibiotic is indicated for a particular infection. New To The Second Edition Includes 17 new chapters with the latest information about drug classes and antiviral agents Expanded coverage of drug classes Antiviral agents (antiretrovirals for HIV antimycobacterial agents, and antiparasitic agents) New appendix, including empiric regimens for common infections Each Drug Class Review Includes Agents belonging to each class Drugs most commonly used in practice Spectrum of activity Adverse effects Dosing issues Important points Useful indications

Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers

  • Filename: pharmacotherapeutics-for-advanced-practice-nurse-prescribers.
  • ISBN: 9780803645813
  • Release Date: 2015-08-03
  • Number of pages: 1416
  • Author: Teri Moser Woo
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis

This exceptional text builds your knowledge of pharmacology by first providing an overview of pharmacologic principles and then teaching you how to apply those principles to clinical practice. Focusing on applying pharmacologic scientific knowledge to clinical practice, it explains diagnostic and treatment reasoning and rational drug selection, while providing useful clinical pearls from experienced practitioners.

Improving Patient Care

  • Filename: improving-patient-care.
  • ISBN: 9781118525999
  • Release Date: 2013-03-18
  • Number of pages: 392
  • Author: Richard Grol
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

As innovations are constantly being developed within health care, it can be difficult both to select appropriate new practices and technologies and to successfully adopt them within complex organizations. It is necessary to understand the consequences of introducing change, how to best implement new procedures and techniques, how to evaluate success and to improve the quality of patient care. This comprehensive guide allows you to do just that. Improving Patient Care, 2nd edition provides a structure for professionals and change agents to implement better practices in health care. It helps health professionals, managers, policy makers and researchers to assess new techniques and select and implement change in their organizations. This new edition includes recent evidence and further coverage on patient safety and patient centred strategies for change. Written by an international expert author team, Improving Patient Care is an established standard text for postgraduate students of health policy, health services and health management. The strong author team are global professors involved in managing research and development in the field of quality improvement, evidence-based practice and guidelines, quality assessment and indicators to improve patient outcomes through receiving appropriate healthcare.


  • Filename: antibiotics.
  • ISBN: 1555819303
  • Release Date: 2016-02-05
  • Number of pages: 477
  • Author: Christopher Walsh
  • Publisher:

Antibiotics: Challenges, Mechanisms, Opportunitiesdetails the contemporary challenges for discovery, optimization, and advancement of new antibiotics. It focuses on discovery not preclinical or clinical development. Given that the few classes of clinically significant antibiotics are all small molecules, this book focuses on the molecular structures and characteristics of both natural and synthetic antibacterial agents. Antibioticsis a valuable reference for microbiologists, bacterial physiologists, geneticists, pharmacologists, and drug developers.

Antibiotic Essentials 2017

  • Filename: antibiotic-essentials-2017.
  • ISBN: 9789385999079
  • Release Date: 2017-05-31
  • Number of pages: 760
  • Author: Cheston B Cunha
  • Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

New edition of highly successful annual pocket guide presenting latest information in field of antimicrobial therapy and infectious disease. Authored by leading experts in the field. Includes free access to the app.

Complexity Leadership

  • Filename: complexity-leadership.
  • ISBN: 9780803657717
  • Release Date: 2015-09-24
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Diana M Crowell
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis

As hospitals and healthcare organizations strive to meet standards to achieve status in the Magnet Hospital Recognition Program and address the issues in the Institute of Medicine’s Nursing Work Force Issues Initiative, they must be able to respond in ways that embraces rapid change. The 2nd Edition of Dr. Diana M. Crowell’s groundbreaking text addresses the leadership roles advanced practice nurses can assume in this new environment. She defines the concept of complexity and teaches the leadership skills that are best suited for complex adaptive systems, while also enabling you to build the self-awareness you need to learn new ways to lead. Case studies help you apply your new skills and prepare for your advanced practice roles.

The Pharmacist s Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship

  • Filename: the-pharmacist-s-guide-to-antimicrobial-therapy-and-stewardship.
  • ISBN: 9781585285211
  • Release Date: 2015-12-15
  • Number of pages: 150
  • Author: Sarah M. Wieczorkiewicz
  • Publisher: ASHP

When a patient comes in with a suspected infectious disease, knowledge is power. Now this knowledge is simplified, comprehensive and easy to find. The Pharmacist's Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship puts all the necessary information in one place, including: Evaluating potentially infected patients Identifying the infection's suspected source and related organisms Comparing the range of anti-infectives Knowing the factors that impact treatment Developing an antimicrobial stewardship program A step-wise approach walks logically from overall key concepts to disease- and drug-specific information. Disease states are summarized for easy reference. Tables make it easy to evaluate recommended treatment options. In infectious disease management, when answers are seldom black and white, this guide helps pharmacists make confident decisions.

Abrams Clinical Drug Therapy

  • Filename: abrams-clinical-drug-therapy.
  • ISBN: 9781609137113
  • Release Date: 2013-01-24
  • Number of pages: 1176
  • Author: Geralyn Frandsen
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action, and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. The 10th edition has a new fresh design and approach with an added focus on patient safety integrated into the text.


  • Filename: dignity.
  • ISBN: 9780300163926
  • Release Date: 2011-09-06
  • Number of pages: 221
  • Author: Donna Hicks
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

Describes the elements of dignity, how to recognize violations of dignity, and ways to respond to restore broken relationships.

Preparing Nursing Research for the 21st Century

  • Filename: preparing-nursing-research-for-the-21st-century.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015032485578
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 274
  • Author: Faye G. Abdellah
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Rather than a cookbook approach to the mechanics of nursing research, this book provides an explanation of the usefulness of research methods and approaches, including the meaning of statistical and clinical findings, randomized clinical trials, outcome measures and outcome research.


  • Filename: pathophysiology.
  • ISBN: 9780323088541
  • Release Date: 2013-12-13
  • Number of pages: 1840
  • Author: Kathryn L. McCance
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Preceded by Pathophysiology: the biologic basis for disease in adults and children / [edited by] Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether. 6th ed. c2010.

Kinn s The Medical Assistant E Book

  • Filename: kinn-s-the-medical-assistant-e-book.
  • ISBN: 9780323187817
  • Release Date: 2013-12-27
  • Number of pages: 1392
  • Author: Deborah B. Proctor
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Prepare for a successful career in medical assisting! Kinn’s The Medical Assistant, 12th Edition helps you learn the real-world administrative and clinical skills essential to working in the health care setting. Administrative coverage ranges from professionalism and interpersonal skills to billing and coding and electronic health records; clinical content teaches how to assist with medications, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. And no other comprehensive medical assisting text can match its coverage of assisting with medical specialties! Written by medical assisting experts Alexandra Adams and Deborah Proctor, this classic resource also includes an Evolve companion website with practical exercises and activities, videos, and review questions for the CMA and RMA certification exams. More chapters on assisting with medical specialties than any other Medical Assisting text prepare you to assist in specialty exams and make you better qualified to work in specialty fields like cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, gynecology, and neurology. Step-by-step, illustrated procedures make it easier to learn and understand medical assisting skills, and include rationales for each step. Threaded case scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and apply concepts to realistic administrative and clinical situations. Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job. A Portfolio Builder on the Evolve website helps you demonstrate proficiency to potential employers. Detailed learning objectives and vocabulary with definitions in each chapter help you study more effectively, with connections icons linking concepts in the text to exercises in the study guide and on the Evolve companion website. Study Guide includes a variety of exercises to test your knowledge and critical thinking skills, case scenarios from the book, and a Procedure Checklists Manual. Sold separately. NEW! Charting examples within the procedures are highlighted for easier learning. UPDATED coverage of the Electronic Health Record ensures that you are familiar with the technology you'll use on the job. UPDATED content on alternative therapies and treatment includes the latest herbal remedies such as red rice yeast for lowering cholesterol, St. John’s Wort for depression, and probiotic bacteria for GI maladies.

Spirituality Suffering and Illness

  • Filename: spirituality-suffering-and-illness.
  • ISBN: 0803611714
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 229
  • Author: Lorraine M. Wright
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company

With increasing evidence that there is a connection between illness, spirituality, and healing, this book, the first to consider suffering and spirituality jointly, provides a non-religious, practical guidebook for dealing with this phenomenon. This holistic assessment tool is an in-depth, step-by-step, practical guide to starting conversations about spirituality with patients and their families in order to encourage healing and diminish or alleviate emotional, physical, and/or spiritual suffering. Provides a model by which nurses and other health professionals can understand the relationship between suffering and spirituality within the context of an illness

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