Nelson M. Gantz, MD
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Gantz N.; Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases: Impact of Antibiotic Resistance. Ann Intern Med. 2001;135:144. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-2-200107170-00021
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(2):144.
Mainous AG 3rd, Pomeroy C, eds. 368 pages. Totowa, NJ: Humana Pr; 2001. $99.50. ISBN 0896038211. Order phone 973-256-1699.
Field of medicine: Infectious diseases.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, generalists, and infectious disease specialists.
Purpose: To help clinicians manage common infectious diseases by using an evidence-based approach to antibiotic selection.
Content: The first of 19 chapters discusses antibiotic resistance. Six chapters cover various etiologic agents, and 11 chapters focus on selected infectious disease problems. The final chapter discusses future trends in antimicrobial use and resistance.
Highlights: The book provides a concise review of selected topics in the field. Each chapter concludes with a list of key points. The chapter on management of urinary tract infections is especially well written and includes an assessment of the quality of the evidence cited.
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