Respiratory Tract Infections:Advances in Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine

Respiratory Tract Infections:Advances in Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine

1st Edition - September 23, 2011
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  • Author: Michael Niederman
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781455710232
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455711987

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Description

This issue provides fully updated information on respiratory infections, including healthcare associated pneumonia, new diagnostic tests for pneumonia, epidemic viral pneumonia and other emerging pathogens, biomarkers to optimize antibiotic therapy for pneumonia, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to improve management of penumonia.  Nosocomial tracheobronchitis and bronchiectasis are also discussed.  Articles on CAP and VAP, including an examination of the impact of guidelines on outcomes, de-escalation therapy, inhaled antibiotic therapy and prevention of VAP are also included.

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2011
  • Published: September 23, 2011
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781455710232
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455711987
  • About the Author

    Michael Niederman

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chairman, Department of Medicine