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  • 16 pages
  • Spiral Bound
  • 80# Aqueous Coating
  • 4.25" x 7.25"
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What's Inside
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About the Authors
Additional Information
  • Key Points
  • Definitions
  • Treatment Recommendations
    • Weight-based dosing
    • Duration
    • Colonization
  • Tables
    • Recommended Doses and Redosing Intervals
      • Adult dose
      • Pediatric dose
      • Adult half-life
    • Antimicrobial Recommendations by Procedure
      • Alternatives in β-lactam allergy
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The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) develops official professional policies, in the form of policy positions and guidance documents, in order to establish best practices and provide guidance to ASHP members and other audiences impacted by health-system pharmacy practice. For more than 70 years, ASHP has helped pharmacists who practice in hospitals and health systems improve medication use and enhance patient safety.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA's purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.

SHEA is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of healthcare epidemiology and preventing and controlling morbidity, mortality, and the cost of care linked to healthcare-associated infections. The society partners with epidemiologists, infectious disease practitioners, basic scientists, public health specialists, consumers, policymakers, and others, to achieve better healthcare outcomes.

The Surgical Infection Society is committed to providing leadership in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infection in surgical patients. The mission of the Society is to educate health care providers and the public about infection in surgical patients and promote research in the understanding, prevention and management of surgical infections.

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This pocket guide attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. This pocket guide should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician after consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool.

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