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Nelson's Neonatal Antimicrobial Therapy

Joseph B. Cantey MD

Completely updated and revised, Nelson's Neonatal Antimicrobial Therapy, 2nd Edition, provides the most current, practical, and evidence-based recommendations for health care professionals treating neonates. Developed by leading experts in antimicrobial therapy, this resource aims to help clinicians select the right drug, dose, and duration for the treatment of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections in neonates.

Neonatal infectious disease therapeutics research continues to expand and respond to emerging novel pathogens and bacterial resistance. The recommendations in this book are based on the best available evidence to provide those taking care of neonates with the best possible treatment decisions, with updated guidance on dosing for low-birth-weight newborns, drug monographs for commonly prescribed drugs, and antimicrobial stewardship guidance for the nursery.

Book Details

  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Publish Date: Apr 15th, 2024
  • Pages: 100
  • Language: English
  • Edition: - 0002
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9781610026987
  • Categories: PediatricsInfectious DiseasesPerinatology & Neonatology

About the Author

Cantey MD, Joseph B.: - Joseph B. Cantey, MD, MPH, FAAP
Joseph B. Cantey, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Divisions of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Neonatology/Perinatal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina before completing his pediatric residency at Johns Hopkins. He then completed dual fellowships in pediatric infectious diseases and neonatal/perinatal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. His research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and responsible prescribing in the nursery setting; infection control and prevention in the nursery setting; and the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and longitudinal follow-up of congenital and perinatal infections, particularly herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, and syphilis.
Sauberan, Jason: - Jason Sauberan, PharmD
Jason Sauberan, PharmD, is Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and a pediatric consultant pharmacist at the Helen Bernardy Center for Medically Fragile Children, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. His research interests include anti-infection therapy, drugs in breast milk, parenteral nutrition, and medication safety. He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Mother to Baby California, and is an assistant clinical professor, UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Nelson, John D.: - John D. Nelson, MD

John D. Nelson, MD is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Medical Center, the same institution since he started his career back in 1957. At UT Southwestern he established the first formal Pediatric Infectious Disease fellowship program with Dr. Kenneth Haltalin and later Dr. George McCracken. He also went on to establish the National Pediatric Infectious Disease Seminar with Dr. McCracken and in 1982 they founded the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal for which they continue as Chief Editors. In 1975 Dr. Nelson produced the first edition of the Pocket Book of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy which has gone through 20 biennial editions and is now edited by Dr. John Bradley.
Elizabeth, Barnett: - Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD, FAAP
Dr Barnett is the Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University Aram V. Chobanian & Edward Avedisian School of Medicine and the Director, International Clinic in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center.
Bradley, John S.: - John S. Bradley, MD, FAAP
Editor in Chief

John S. Bradley, MD, FAAP, has been the Medical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego since 1988, and is currently Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He has served on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Committee) 2004-2010, and the Council of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Council, 2007-2011 where he promoted the development of a PIDS Antimicrobial Stewardship program.
Kimberlin, David W.: -

David W. Kimberlin, MD, FAAP, is the Editor of the 2021 AAP Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book). He also was Editor of the 2015 and 2018 editions, and was an Associate Editor of the 2012 and 2009 editions, and served on the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases from 2005- 2011. Dr Kimberlin is Professor of Pediatrics and Co-director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham. His clinical and research interests include pediatric infectious diseases, antiviral therapeutics in rare diseases with a large unmet medical need, including neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections, congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease, congenital Zika infection, neonatal and infantile influenza infection, and neonatal enteroviral sepsis syndrome.

Palumbo, Paul E.: - Paul E. Palumbo, MD
Paul E. Palumbo, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and Director, International Pediatric HIV Program at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He specializes in pediatric HIV and TB disease.
Smart, J. Howard: - J. Howard Smart, MD, FAAP
Dr. Smart has been practicing General Pediatrics in San Diego since 1996 after completing his residency, which included working with Dr. John S. Bradley at Children's Hospital (now Rady's) in San Diego. He is Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group and Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the UCSD residents' clinic. His involvement with Nelson's started with a conversation with Dr. Bradley while flying to an AAP conference, discussing his hobby of mobile app development. Dr. Smart has been an app developer since 2011, and brings together the two knowledge domains of computer science and pediatrics in creating the mobile version of Nelson's.
Steinbach, William J.: - William J. Steinbach, MD, FAAP
Dr. William J. Steinbach is the Robert H. Fiser, Jr, MD, Endowed Chair in Pediatrics; Chair, Department of Pediatrics; and Associate Dean for Child Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Pediatrician-in-Chief, Arkansas Children's in Little Rock, AR. His expertise is in transplant infectious diseases, specifically in invasive fungal disease in children. He leads an integrated molecular, translational, and clinical research effort toward improving our understanding of invasive fungal disease epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment.
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