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Superbugs

An Arms Race against Bacteria

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HARDCOVER

$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674975989

Publication Date: 04/09/2018

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256 pages

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

2 halftones, 4 line illustrations, 4 graphs, 3 tables

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  • Foreword by Sally Davies
  • Introduction
  • I. The Problem of Drug Resistance
    • 1. When a Scratch Could Kill
    • 2. The Rise of Resistance
    • 3. Failures in Tackling Drug-Resistant Infections
  • II. Solutions to Counter Antimicrobial Resistance
    • 4. Incentives for New Drug Development
    • 5. Prevention Is Better than Cure
    • 6. Reducing Unnecessary Use of Antibiotics in Humans
    • 7. Agriculture and the Environment
    • 8. Next Steps
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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