TITLE

Revenge of the killer microbe

AUTHOR(S)
Arnold, Sandra R.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/9/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 8, p895
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents a comment on the article "Revenge of the killer microbe" appeared in the cover of "Time Magazine" on September 14, 1994. The author associated this article to the issue about emerging infections, including drug-resistant bacteria that are difficult to treat. In this connection, physicians who are surveyed or interviewed uniformly identify patient and parent expectations for antibiotic therapy as being the strongest influence on unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics.
ACCESSION #
26756575

 

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