Journals Higher Education



02 March 2012

408 Pages | 68 black and white figures

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199697656

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Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Sixth Edition

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark H. Wilcox, and William Irving

  • An essential guide to the principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy, providing an aid to informed, rational prescribing
  • Covers the basic properties of antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic and antiviral (including antiretroviral) drugs
  • Provides a historical introduction, to place the subject in context
  • Therapeutic use is covered, both the general principles and site-specific, practical advice
  • Includes commentary on the way drugs are developed and marketed
  • Covers issues specific to both the developed and developing world
  • Includes new agents and therapeutic insights
  • Updated guidelines, formularies and antimicrobial drug policies, including legal requirements in the UK as a result of the UK Health Act (2008)

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