Titel: Essentials of Antimicrobial Pharmacology
Autor/en: Paul H. Axelsen
A Guide to Fundamentals for Practice.
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002.
15. September 2001 - kartoniert - 152 Seiten
Paul H. Axelsen concisely summarizes all the essential medical data concerning the leading antimicrobials used in fighting infectious diseases and clearly illustrates their mechanisms of action. The agents described range from antibacterial and antifungal to antiparasitic and antiviral agents, and include immunomodulators and immunizing agents. For each drug discussed, the book allows rapid access to the essential facts concerning its structure and mechanism of action, the spectrum of its activity, its pharmacokinetics, its adverse effects, and its resistance. This book provides medical students, physicians, and allied health professionals with rapid access to the core principles of antimicrobial pharmacology, and a foundation for decisions about the use of antimicrobials in daily practice.
Chapter 1. Introduction
Measures of Antibiotic Effect
Distribution and Elimination
Chapter 2. Antibacterial Agents
Cell Wall Active Agents
Combination Antibacterial Therapy
Choosing and Planning Antimicrobial Therapy
Chapter 3. Antifungal Agents
Ergosterol Synthesis Inhibitors: Allylamines
Ergosterol Synthesis Inhibitors: Azoles
Chapter 4. Antiparasitic Agents
Chapter 5. Antiviral Agents
Antiherpesvirus Agents Antiinfluenzavirus Agents
Chapter 6. Immunomodulators and Immunizing Agents
"This is the first book I am aware of that reviews only the antimicrobial agents. In general, a book of this kind is very useful." -Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal
"...Dr. Axelsen provides sufficient, accurate, up-to-date information for physicians and allied health professionals as well. The quick review and update of pharmacokinetics, adverse effects, and resistance proved helpful for me, and I believe for our readers as well." - Comprehensive Therapy