Superbugs : an arms race against bacteria
- William Hall, Anthony McDonnell, and Jim O'Neill.
- Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
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- ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-234) and index.
- Foreword / Sally Davies
- Part I. The rise of resistance. When a scratch could kill
- The rise of resistance
- Failures in tackling drug-resistant infections
- Part II. Solutions to counter antimicrobial resistance. Incentives for new drug development
- Prevention is better than cure
- Reducing unnecessary use of antibiotics in humans
- Agriculture and the environment
- Next steps.
- Publisher's Summary
- 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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