Title: Superbugs: an arms race against bacteria
Creators: Hall William ((Author of Superbugs),)
Other creators: McDonnell Anthony ((Co-author of Superbugs),); O'Neill Jim ((Economist),)
Collection: Электронные книги зарубежных издательств; Общая коллекция
Subjects: Drug resistance in microorganisms.; Bacterial diseases — Prevention.; Medical policy.; HEALTH & FITNESS — Diseases — General.; MEDICAL — Clinical Medicine.; MEDICAL — Diseases.; MEDICAL — Evidence-Based Medicine.; MEDICAL — Internal Medicine.; Drug Resistance, Microbial.; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy; EBSCO eBooks
Document type: Other
File type: PDF
Language: English
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Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. Superbugs describes this growing global threat, the systematic failures that have led to it, and solutions that governments, industries, and public health specialists can adopt.--.

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Table of Contents

  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Foreword | Sally Davies
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Problem of Drug Resistance
    • Chapter 1. When a Scratch Could Kill
    • Chapter 2. The Rise of Resistance
    • Chapter 3. Failures in Tackling Drug-Resistant Infections
  • Part II. Solutions to Counter Antimicrobial Resistance
    • Chapter 4. Incentives for New Drug Development
    • Chapter 5. Prevention Is Better than Cure
    • Chapter 6. Reducing Unnecessary Use of Antibiotics in Humans
    • Chapter 7. Agriculture and the Environment
    • Chapter 8. Next Steps
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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