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Antimicrobial - Drugs of Choice
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Instructions:

This program allows for multiple selections. To pick and choose one drug at a time, hold down the ctrl key and make as many selections as you need. If you hold down the shift key, you can select an entire range of drugs (for example you can click on the first drug in the list and then while holding the shift key select the last drug, and you will notice that the entire list will be selected).

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References:

Updated section can be found here.

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Bartlett JG et al. Community-acquired pneumonia in adults: guidelines for management. Guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 1998;26:811-38.
Bartlett JG: Empirical therapy of community-acquired pneumonia: macrolides are not ideal choices. Semin Respir Infect 1997 Dec; 12(4): 329-33
Bartlett JG.1998 Pocket Book of Infectious Disease Therapy., Ninth Edition. Baltimore,MD: Williams&Wikins,1998.
Bernstein JM: Treatment of community-acquired pneumonia--IDSA guidelines. Infectious Diseases Society of America. Chest 1999 Mar; 115(3 Suppl): 9S-13S
Drug Information Handbook, 5th Ed. 1997, Lexi-Comp inc. 
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All calculations must be confirmed before use. The authors make no claims of the accuracy of the information contained herein; and these suggested doses are not a substitute for clinical judgement. Neither GlobalRPh Inc. nor any other party involved in the preparation of this program shall be liable for any special, consequential, or exemplary damages resulting in whole or part from any user's use of or reliance upon this material.PLEASE READ THE DISCLAIMER CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THE DISCLAIMER.   Read the disclaimer
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