Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy
Jason Sauberan continues to carefully update the antimicrobial drugs and dosages for all children (Chapter 11), with particular attention to children with obesity (Chapter 12) and neonates (Chapter 5), which he writes with JB Cantey (under the watchful eye of Pablo Sanchez) and John van den Anker, a neonatologist/pharmacologist from Children’s National Medical Center, who has again generously agreed to review our neonatal antibiotic chapter. Neonatal pharmacology of antimicrobials continues to be an area of intense study. All of our editors have substantial clinical weeks “on service,” which clearly shows in the insights provided by the antimicrobial recommendations, particularly for difficult infections. They are some of the best clinicians in the field of pediatric infectious diseases, all with academic interests in performing investigations to find out which newer as well as older agents work best to treat infections. They take the time to partner with the AAP and provide amazing advice in their particular areas of interest, knowledge, and experience.