Antibiotic policies : fighting resistance by Ian M. Gould, Jos W.M. van der Meer

By Ian M. Gould, Jos W.M. van der Meer

This quantity examines a few of the the most important problems with resistance in a medical context, with an emphasis on MRSA; definitely the best problem to our antibiotic and an infection regulate regulations that sleek overall healthiness care platforms have ever visible. different chapters discover the psychology of prescribing, glossy administration concepts as an accessory to antibiotic regulations, and the fewer noticeable downsides of antibiotic use.

Show description

Read or Download Antibiotic policies : fighting resistance PDF

Similar nonfiction_6 books

Book of Changes and the Unchanging Truth = Tian di bu yi zhi jing

The I Ching process used to be created via the ancients from their cautious observations of nature. We 'moderns' can use the sixty-four hexagrams present in the I Ching as a predictive instrument to reinforce our lives and reconcile our non secular and actual selves. whilst one consults the I Ching, the hexagram offers the final history of the location, whereas the strains point out the right kind method during which to address the categorical situation.

Treatise on Natural Philosophy, Volume I, Part I

'The time period 'natural philosophy' was once utilized by Newton, and continues to be utilized in British Universities, to indicate the research of legislation within the fabric international, and the deduction of effects ultimately saw. ' This definition, from the Preface to the second one variation of 1879, defines the proposed scope of the paintings: the 2 volumes reissued listed here are the one accomplished a part of a survey of the whole lot of the actual sciences via Lord Kelvin and his fellow Scot, Peter Guthrie Tait, first released in 1867.

From Error-Correcting Codes through Sphere Packings to Simple Groups

This publication strains a awesome direction of mathematical connections via probably disparate themes. Frustrations with a 1940's electro-mechanical desktop at a optimal examine laboratory commence this tale. next mathematical equipment of encoding messages to make sure correctness while transmitted over noisy channels resulted in discoveries of super effective lattice packings of equal-radius balls, specially in 24-dimensional area.

Extra resources for Antibiotic policies : fighting resistance

Example text

19. Branthwaite A, Pechere JC. Pan-European survey of patients’ attitudes to antibiotics and antibiotic use. J Int Med Res 1996;24:229–38. 20. European Commission. 2. Europeans, Science and Technology. Directorate-General of Research, Brussels, European Commission, 2001. 21. Grol R, Whitfield M, De Maeseneer J, Mokkink H. Attitudes to risk taking in medical decision making among British, Dutch and Belgian general practitioners. Br J Gen Pract 1990;40:134–6. 22. Mangione-Smith R, Elliott MN, Stivers T, McDonald L, Heritage J, McGlynn EA.

M. Grol pertain only to antimicrobial drugs. 50 Recently there have been a couple of initiatives to regulate the interaction between the pharmaceutical industry and prescribers. 52 A final point of concern is the availability of antibiotics as over-the-counter drugs (OTC); this is common practice in many countries, either legal or illegal. Especially for antibiotics, availability as OTC violates all aspects of careful prescribing (diagnosis of infection, selection of drug, correct dose, and duration of therapy) and has a sizable impact on development of resistance.

Association between antibiotic sales and public campaigns for their appropriate use. JAMA 2004;292:2468–70. 12. Kleinman A, Eisenberg L, Good B. Culture, illness, and care: Clinical lessons from anthropologic and cross-cultural research. Ann Intern Med 1978;88:251–8. 13. Alberts JF, Sanderman R, Gerstenbluth I, van den Heuvel WJ. Sociocultural variations in help-seeking behavior for everyday symptoms and chronic disorders. Health Policy 1998;44:57–72. 14. de Melker RA, Touw-Otten FW, Kuyvenhoven MM.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 13 votes