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By J. Todd Weber

ISBN-10: 3805593236

ISBN-13: 9783805593236

Combating, controlling and treating drug-resistant infections is likely one of the significant demanding situations in glossy medication. "Antimicrobial Resistance" is going past uncomplicated definitions and microbiological facts to totally discover this swiftly altering zone, describing proof for potent interventions, charges, therapy recommendations and instructions for destiny examine. every one bankruptcy presents crucial historical past and examines the proof for a big point of prevention and keep an eye on, therapy method or coverage selection. Prevention and keep watch over options are analyzed for irrelevant antimicrobial use, fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms, health-care linked infections and parasitic illnesses. in addition, remedy suggestions for altering resistance styles are explored for community-acquired pneumonia in the course of an influenza pandemic and infections with community-associated MRSA, extended-spectrum beta-lactamase generating organisms and fungi. information for coverage making are awarded in articles that aspect the prices of antimicrobial-resistant infections in healthcare settings and the specter of resistance with the advent of antiretroviral treatment for big populations within the constructing international. those stories convey the place interventions, surveillance and examine might be most beneficial sooner or later. "Antimicrobial Resistance" is a useful contribution for infectious sickness physicians and public future health officers who're drawn to the prevention of antimicrobial-resistant infections.

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