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Main Title Plague makers : how we are creating catastrophic new epidemics-- and what we must do to avert them /
Author Fisher, Jeffrey A.
Publisher Simon & Schuster,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 29521207
ISBN 0671791567 :
Subjects Antibiotics--Side effects ; Drug resistance in microorganisms ; Nosocomial infections ; Drug Resistance, Microbial ; Antibiotics--adverse effects ; Cross Infection
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EJEM  RM267.F53 1994 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 12/03/1999
Collation 256 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. {229}-240) and index.
Contents Notes
Prelude to disaster -- Hospitals: the places you go to get sick -- Apocalypse soon? -- The possible link between antiobiotics and AIDS -- Completing the AIDS hypothesis -- Dangerous exports from the Third World -- Bigger animals, more resistance -- First cures, first problems -- More cures and the widening problem -- The miseducation of physicians -- Fifteen things you can do to avert catastrophe -- A glossary of the most commonly used antibiotics in human therapy -- A specific guide to proper antiobiotic use -- Names and addresses of organizations and individuals concerned with proper antiobiotic use.