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Author Amyes, Sebastian G. B.

Title Antibacterial Chemotherapy : Theory, Problems and Practice / by Sebastian G.B. Amyes.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xii, 80 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Oxford infectious diseases library
Oxford infectious diseases library.
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
Summary Although antibiotics are among the most widely used pharmaceuticals, they are also often inappropriately and over-prescribed. Indeed there are increasing predictions that unless we moderate our use of these drugs, bacterial resistance will eventually render them useless. As there are no serious contenders to take the place of antibiotics, including a failure to find new classes of these drugs, it is essential for modern medicine that their efficacy is preserved. Part of the Oxford Infectious Disease Library, this pocketbook is designed to help medical trainees, general prescribers, healthcare w.
Contents Dedication; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Antibiotic action-general principles; 2 Antibiotics-mechanisms of action; 3 Pharmacokinetics applied to antimicrobials; 4 Sensitivity and identification tests; 5 Genetics of antibiotic resistance; 6 Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance; 7 Multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteria and healthcare-acquired infections; 8 Anti-mycobacterium therapy; 9 Clinical use of antibiotics to prevent or control resistance; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; Y.
Subject Antibacterial agents.
Anti-Bacterial Agents.
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses -- drug therapy
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Antibacterial agents. (OCoLC)fst00810407
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Amyes, Sebastian G.B. Antibacterial chemotherapy. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199581368 (DLC) 2010476899 (OCoLC)500799716
ISBN 9780191576027 (electronic bk.)
0191576026 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000048843891
AU@ 000053303612
AU@ 000062594129
DEBBG BV040833831
DEBBG BV043150006
DEBBG BV044158972
DEBSZ 421492619
NZ1 15325928

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