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By John S. Bradley MD, John D. Nelson MD Emeritus

This best-selling and standard source on pediatric antimicrobial remedy offers speedy entry to trustworthy, up to the moment suggestions for therapy of all infectious illnesses in teenagers. for every sickness, the authors supply a remark to assist health and wellbeing care prone pick out the easiest of all antimicrobial offerings. Drug descriptions disguise all antimicrobial brokers to be had this present day and comprise whole information regarding dosing regimens. in accordance with starting to be matters approximately overuse of antibiotics, this system contains guidance on while to not prescribe antimicrobials. Key gains: designed in case you look after childrens and are confronted with judgements each day; comprises therapy of parasitic infections and tropical medication; up to date anti-infective drug directory, entire with formulations and dosages; and balanced details on safeguard, efficacy, and tolerability with information on bills and availability of drugs.

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Pyoderma, cutaneous For prevention of recurrent CA-MRSA infection, use bleach abscesses cloxacillin 50 mg/kg/day PO div qid OR amox/clav (S aureus, including CA-MRSA; 45 mg/kg/day PO div tid (BII) baths (1/2 cup of bleach per full bathtub) (BII), OR bathe group A streptococcus)2,5–7,28–30 CA-MRSA: clindamycin 30 mg/kg/day PO div tid (BII) with chlorhexidine soap. Decolonization with mupirocin OR TMP/SMX 8 mg/kg/day of TMP PO div bid (CIII) may also be helpful. )38,39 See Chapter 5. indd 35 – Other bacteria See Chapter 7 for preferred antibiotics.

Single dose (AII) Once daily amoxicillin dosage: for children >3 years of For penicillin-allergic children: erythromycin (estolate at age and <40 kg: 750 mg once daily; for those >40 kg, 20–40 mg/kg/day PO div bid to qid; or ethylsuccinate 1,000 mg once daily. 94 Peritonsillar cellulitis or Clindamycin 30 mg/kg/day PO, IV, IM div q8h AND Consider incision and drainage for abscess abscess cefotaxime 150 mg/kg/day IV div q8h (BIII) Alternatives: meropenem or imipenem; PIP/TAZO; amox/ (group A streptococcus with clav for convalescent oral therapy (BIII) No useful data on benefits of steroids mixed oral flora)89,90 Empiric: meropenem 60 mg/kg/day div q8h (or 120 Anecdotal reports suggest metronidazole may be Lemierre syndrome (Fusobacterium necrophorum)88 mg/kg/day div q8h for CNS metastatic foci) (AIII) OR effective for apparent failures with other agents.

Indd 34 Staphylococcal scalded skin Standard: oxacillin 150 mg/kg/day IV div q6h OR Burow’s or Zephiran compresses for oozing skin and syndrome6,32 cefazolin 100 mg/kg/day IV div q8h (CII) intertriginous areas CA-MRSA: clindamycin 30 mg/kg/day IV div q8h (CIII) Corticosteroids are contraindicated or vancomycin 40 mg/kg/day IV q8h (CIII) Rat-bite fever Penicillin G 100,000–200,000 U/kg/day IV div q6h (BII) Organisms are normal oral flora for rodents (Streptobacillus moniliformis, x 7–10 d; for endocarditis, ADD gentamicin x 4–6 wks Alternatives: doxycycline; 2nd and 3rd generation Spirillum minus)31 (CIII) cephalosporins (CIII) For mild disease, oral therapy with amox/clav (CIII) Standard: cephalexin 50–75 mg/kg/day PO div tid OR I&D when indicated; IV for serious infections.

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