Antibiotics Simplified

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Gallagher, Jason C.; MacDougall, Conan

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 978-1-28-411129-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88

Doody Core Title

  • Score: 2.73 (Pharmacy)
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Antibiotics Simplified, Fourth Edition is a best-selling, succinct guide designed to bridge knowledge gained in basic sciences courses with clinical practice in infectious diseases.

This practical text reviews basic microbiology and how to approach the pharmacotherapy of a patient with a presumed infection. It also contains concise Drug Class Reviews with an explanation of the characteristics of various classes of antibacterial drugs and antifungal drugs.

This text simplifies learning infectious disease pharmacotherapy and condenses the many facts that are taught about antibiotics into one quick reference guide. This guide will help students learn the characteristics of antibiotics and why an antibiotic is useful for an indication. With an understanding of the characteristics of the antibiotics, students will be able to make a logical choice to treat an infection more easily.

Key Features:

  • Figures and Flow Charts
  • Drug Class Reviews
  • Spectra of Activity Chart
  • Case Studies
  • Index for Reference
The Fourth Edition has been revised and updated to include the following:
  • 2 Color Design
  • Front Matter
  • Principles of Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria
  • Chapters on new antibacterials
  • New Chapter of Lipoglycopeptides
  • Additional HIV Agents
  • Chapters on New HCV drugs (2 new classes)
  • New TB medications
  • Antifungal Spectra of Activity Appendix


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Gallagher, Jason C.; MacDougall, Conan
ISBN: 978-1-28-411129-3
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 352
Year: 2016
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88

Doody Core Title
  • 2.73 (Pharmacy)


Antibiotics Simplified

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