The Quinolones

The Quinolones

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The Quinolones, Second Edition provides the most current review of quinolone antibacterial agents available and a look into new quinolone development. The book provides comprehensive and updated coverage of the history, chemistry, pharmacology, efficacy and safety aspects of quinolones. New chapters describe the use of quinolones in treating specific infections, and bacterial meningitis. This text is a valuable reference for primary care physicians and infectious disease specialists as well as researchers and industry personnel involved in the development of new antimicroagents. Features: * Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of quinolone antibacterials including chemistry, biology, pharmacokinetics, safety, and efficacy * Individual chapters covering the use of quinolones in various medical subspecialities, including surgical infections and obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, sexually transmitted diseases, and immunocompromised patients
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 158.75 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 748.42g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0120595141
  • 9780120595143

Table of contents

The quinolones - history and overview, P. Ball; chemistry and mechanism of action of the quinolone antibacterials, T.D. Gootz, K.E. Brightly; "in vitro" properties of the quinolone, I. Phillips et al; bacterial resistance to quinolones - mechanism and clinical implications, T. Kohler, J.C. Pechere; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of quinolones, T. Bergan; use of the quinolones in urinary tract infection and prostatitis, L.E. Nicolle; use of the quinolones in sexually transmitted diseases, R.P. DiCarlo, D.H. Martin; treatment of respiratory tract infections with quinolones, M. Niedeman; use of the quinolones in surgery and obstetrics and gynaecology, S. Faro; J. Weigelt; use of the quinolones for the treatment and prophylaxis of bacterial gastrointestinal infections, D.H. Hamer, S.L. Gorbach; use of the quinolones in treatment and prophylaxis of bacterial meningitis, R. Hasbun, V.J. Quagliarello; use of the quinolones in immunocompromised patients, K.V.I. Roalston; use of the quinolones in skin and skin structure (osteomyelitis) and other infections, A.W. Karchmer; use of the quinolones in paediatrics, U.B. Schaad; safety overview - toxicity, adverse effects and drug interactions, R. Stahlmann, H. Lode; the quinolones - prospects, V.T. Andriole.
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