Current needs for new beta-lactam antibiotics in pediatrics

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Six common clinical situations in infants and children are discussed from the point of view of standard therapeutic regimens: neonatal sepsis and meningitis; febrile episodes in neutropenia; bacterial meningitis; acute pulmonary exacerbations of cystic fibrosis; pneumonia, bone and joint infections, and cellulitis in patients less than four years of age; and intra-abdominal sepsis. Potential or actual problems with these therapeutic regimens and newer therapeutic options are outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)174-176
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Medicine
Issue number5 SUPPL. 2
StatePublished - Nov 29 1985

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  • Medicine(all)


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