Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians

Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians Author Alan R. Hauser
ISBN-10 9781451112214
Release 2012-03-06
Pages 336
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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

Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians Author Alan R. Hauser
ISBN-10 0781794641
Release 2007
Pages 318
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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

Antibiotics Simplified Author Jason Gallagher
ISBN-10 9781449614591
Release 2011-03-09
Pages 258
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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



Improving Patient Care

Improving Patient Care Author Richard Grol
ISBN-10 9781118525999
Release 2013-03-18
Pages 392
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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.



Antibiotics

Antibiotics Author Christopher Walsh
ISBN-10 1555819303
Release 2016-02-05
Pages 477
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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.



Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers

Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers Author Teri Moser Woo
ISBN-10 9780803645813
Release 2015-08-03
Pages 1416
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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.



Antibiotic Essentials 2017

Antibiotic Essentials 2017 Author Cheston B Cunha
ISBN-10 9789385999079
Release 2017-05-31
Pages 760
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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

Complexity Leadership Author Diana M Crowell
ISBN-10 9780803657717
Release 2015-09-24
Pages 248
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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

The Pharmacist s Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship Author Sarah M. Wieczorkiewicz
ISBN-10 9781585285211
Release 2015-12-15
Pages 150
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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

Abrams  Clinical Drug Therapy Author Geralyn Frandsen
ISBN-10 9781609137113
Release 2013-01-24
Pages 1176
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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.



Dignity

Dignity Author Donna Hicks
ISBN-10 9780300163926
Release 2011-09-06
Pages 221
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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

Preparing Nursing Research for the 21st Century Author Faye G. Abdellah
ISBN-10 UOM:39015032485578
Release 1994
Pages 274
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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.



Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology Author Kathryn L. McCance
ISBN-10 9780323088541
Release 2013-12-13
Pages 1840
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Preceded by Pathophysiology: the biologic basis for disease in adults and children / [edited by] Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether. 6th ed. c2010.



Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally

Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally Author Michelle Honda
ISBN-10 9781578265978
Release 2016-11-08
Pages 256
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The Long-Awaited Resource for Those Seeking to Reverse Gut Disease—Naturally. More than 50 million Americans struggle with gut diseases like Crohn’s disease and colitis. With traditional medicine offering little in the way of lasting, low-risk solutions, more patients are turning to the world of natural medicine. With Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally, learn to work with your body to achieve safe and sustainable results that will let you reclaim your life and your independence. Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally contains step by step, do-it-yourself instructions to help you reverse gut disorders and restore health. Complete with healing remedies, dietary regimens, and protocols for every stage of healing and maintenance, Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally also includes the most effective dietary programs proven to help treat gut dysbiosis and other intestinal ailments. Featuring alternative solutions to potentially harmful prescription drugs, as well as safe food choices and a guide to herbal medicine, Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally helps you regain your sense of health and wellbeing. Touching on every aspect of gut disease, including: risk factors and common causes of gut disease; supporting your body and its glandular health; holistic approaches to treating gut disease, and much more, Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally is the all-in-one resource for those looking to find something that really works. Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally covers a multitude of topics, including: • A complete dietary program for gut wellness, including a Quick Start Program • Natural substitutes for popular over-the-counter and prescription medications • The current issue of antibiotic use and overuse, and its role in gut disease • Detailed case histories demonstrating the effectiveness of natural methods each step of the way • How best to prepare herbal remedies and supplements for a variety of uses ...and many more! Diseases of the gut can be among the most limiting and life-altering conditions possible. Don’t just settle for keeping your symptoms under control—reverse your gut disease, the natural way! From the Trade Paperback edition.



Spirituality Suffering and Illness

Spirituality  Suffering  and Illness Author Lorraine M. Wright
ISBN-10 0803611714
Release 2005
Pages 229
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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



Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Practice Nursing Author Lucille A Joel
ISBN-10 9780803639348
Release 2013-01-14
Pages 608
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The 3rd Edition of an AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! Noted nursing professionals and educators in the field share their expertise to provide you with the non-clinical knowledge necessary for professional success as an APN. Follow the evolution of the APN’s role from a historical perspective to the present and explore future issues and challenges.



Oh s Intensive Care Manual

Oh s Intensive Care Manual Author Andrew D Bersten
ISBN-10 9780702055461
Release 2013-10-31
Pages 1154
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Whether you’re a newcomer to the ICU or a seasoned practitioner, Oh's Intensive Care Manual delivers the practical, expert answers you need to manage the conditions you see every day in the intensive care unit. This highly esteemed, bestselling medical reference book presents comprehensive detail on each topic, while maintaining a succinct, accessible style so this information can be seamlessly incorporated into your daily practice. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access everything you need to know about disease processes and their management during the course of ICU rotations. Gain valuable insight into the consensus of practice and standard of ICU care as followed in the UK, Europe, India, and Australia. Take advantage of expert advice on practical issues that will be encountered on a day-to-day basis in the ICU, as well as common pitfalls in treatment and management emphasized in each chapter. Overcome the latest challenges in intensive care medicine. Ten brand-new chapters in this edition include: Palliative Care; ICU and the Elderly; Health Care Team in Intensive Care Medicine; Preparing for Examinations in Intensive Care Medicine; Ultrasound in the ICU; ECMO for Respiratory Failure; ECMO for Cardiac Failure; Cirrhosis and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Disease; Solid Tumours and their Implications in the ICU; and Delirium. Optimize patient outcomes through an even greater focus on clinical management strategies. Quickly locate essential information with an increased number of summary boxes, tables, and charts, and a new chapter organization that expedites reference.