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Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship: principles and practice.

This book is a joint effort led by five editors, Kerry L. LaPlante, Cheston B. Cunha, Haley J. Morrill, Louis B. Rice, and Eleftherios Mylonakis, with a team of section editors and the authors, who have brought together 38 chapters that describe the principles and practice of antimicrobial...

Author(s)
LaPlante, K. L.; Cunha, C. B.; Morrill, H. J.; Rice, L. B.; Mylonakis, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book
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Cover for Polymer-drug conjugates: targeted drug delivery.

Polymer therapeutics is a promising area in medicine and has led to the recent development of enhanced, targeted drug delivery systems. The fast-growing field of polymeric drug conjugates, almost a dozen of which are close to the clinical trial stage, have demonstrated several advantages over the...

Author(s)
Bhanu Malhotra; Harsha Kharkwal; Tyagi, A. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic optimization for antibiotic dosing.

Dose optimization through the application of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) principles is a pivotal strategy for maintaining the efficacy and utility of the current antibiotic armamentarium. This chapter reviews PK/PD concepts and provide examples of how these concepts can be used to...

Author(s)
Ghazi, I. M.; Kuti, J. L.; Nicolau, D. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship in the intensive care unit.

This chapter gives an overview about: resistant organisms in the intensive care units (ICUs); Clostridium difficile in the ICU; strategies of antimicrobial stewardship programmes in ICUs; antibiotic care bundles (ACBs); ASP-driven drug level monitoring of vancomycin and aminoglycosides; antibiotic...

Author(s)
Tadele, M.; Boothe, H. G.; Stone, M. E., Jr.; McNelis, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Anesthesia.

This chapter discusses the basic anaesthetic protocols; proper oxygen flow rates and endotracheal tube placement; and safe monitoring of vital signs in raptors. The monitoring of the depth of anaesthesia in raptors through heart rate, respiratory rate, body temperature and blood pressure, along...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Benzodiazepines.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of benzodiazepines as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Imepitoin (Pexion®).

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of imepitoin (Pexion®) as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Canine and feline epilepsy: diagnosis and management.

The authors of this 591-paged book collaborated in order to provide information on multiple aspects of canine and feline seizures and epilepsy such as pathophysiology, classification, aetiologies and differential diagnoses, epidemiology, diagnostic investigations and emergency and maintenance...

Author(s)
Risio, L. de; Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of anti-epileptic treatment.

This chapter discusses the aims, principles and guidelines of long-term anti-epileptic therapy predominantly concerning pharmacologic treatment of idiopathic epilepsy.

Author(s)
Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phenobarbital.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of phenobarbital as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter

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