Description

Elsevier now offers a series of derivative works based on the acclaimed Meyler’s Side Effect of Drugs, 15th Edition. These individual volumes are grouped by specialty to benefit the practicing biomedical researcher and/or clinician. This volume is essential for internal medicine physicians and general practitioners who prescribe antibiotic drugs, like penicillin and tetracycline that cure bacterial infections, and antiviral drugs used to treat patients with HIV and herpes viruses.

Key Features

* The only drug guide that includes clinical case studies and expert analysis * UNIQUE! Features not only antimicrobial drugs, but also all other drugs that act in an anti-microbial manner * Most complete cross referencing of drug-drug interactions available * Latest content from the most highly regarded compilation of drug side effects: Side Effects of Drugs Annual serial

Readership

Physicians and general practitioners prescribing antibiotics

Details

No. of pages:
1160
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444532725
Electronic ISBN:
9780080932934

About the author

Jeffrey K. Aronson

Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson is a consultant clinical pharmacologist and physician in the Department of Primary Health Care in the University of Oxford and a consultant physician in the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He has been associated with the Meyler series since 1977 and has published many research papers on adverse drug reactions. He is President of the British Pharmacological Society and serves on many committees concerned with drug therapy, including the Technology Appraisal Committee of the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Joint Formulary Committees of the British National Formulary and the British National Formulary for Children.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK