TITLE

Resistance is FLOURISHING

AUTHOR(S)
Beale, Bob
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Bulletin with Newsweek;06/05/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6277, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Asserts that healthcare-associated illnesses cost Australian communities up to $686 million and 7,000 lives annually. Number of deaths attributable to hospital infections; Lack of infection control protocols in hospitals; Rise in the number of disease causing bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics.
ACCESSION #
4823836

 

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