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Colistin - New Insights and Practical Issues

International Congress and Symposium Series, 258

D Geddes
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK

August 2004




ISBN 978-1-85315-589-5

Colistin - New Insights and Practical Issues


Introduction - Duncan Geddes
Mode of Action of Colistin – Resistance Mechanisms - Peter Lambert
Liverpool Epidemic Strain of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: Why it Survives, Why it Cross-Infects and its Impact on Antibiotic Prescribing Policy - Martin Walshaw
Current Issues Surrounding Antimicrobial Resistance of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in Cystic Fibrosis: Alternative Actions, Hypermutation and Biofilms - Tyrone Pitt
Transmissible Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Strains and Their Consequences - Andrew Jones
Should All Adults Receive Nebulized Antibiotics? - Sarah Elkin
Practical Issues with Colomycin – Best Dose, Make Up and Route of Delivery - Daniel Peckham
Four-Year Retrospective Analysis of Intravenous Colistin - Martin Ledson
Intravenous Bolus Dosing in Children at Home: Associated Problems and Why it Helps - Peggy Burr
Summary - D Geddes

General Medicine


D Geddes