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304 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190663414

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What Everyone Needs to Know®

Mary E. Wilson

What Everyone Needs To Know

  • A concise and rigorous overview of antibiotics, their use, and their looming crisis, presented in an easily accessible question-and-answer format
  • Includes detailed explanations of how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics (creating the so-called "superbugs")
  • Examines future implications for antibiotic-dependent medical procedures, including surgeries and transplantations
  • Discusses state of antibiotic use in livestock, including its implications for consumers and societies and the recent WHO recommendations
  • Covers phage therapy and non-antibiotic infection treatments

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