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Prescribing under Pressure: Parent-Physician Conversations and Antibiotics

Tanya Stivers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311150
eISBN:
9780199870837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311150.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Antibiotics will soon no longer be able to cure common illnesses such as strep throat, sinusitis, and middle ear infections as they have done previously. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasing ... More


The ecology and evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Carl T. Bergstrom and Michael Feldgarden

in Evolution in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199207466
eISBN:
9780191728167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207466.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics with near certainty after several years of widespread use. Resistance can evolve via several genetic mechanisms and spread through and between species via ... More


The Baby with the Baboon Heart: Why Evolution Still Matters

Norman A. Johnson

in Darwinian Detectives: Revealing the Natural History of Genes and Genomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195306750
eISBN:
9780199790203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306750.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The H5N1 avian flu virus has spread to fowl across several continents and has killed hundreds of people. Fortunately, this flu is not easily transmitted to humans yet; if it were, a deadly pandemic ... More


Natural Products and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Richard Firn

in Nature's Chemicals: The Natural Products that shaped our world

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199566839
eISBN:
9780191721700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566839.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Natural Products have been exploited by humans as a means of treating illness, ailments and infections throughout recorded human history. Worldwide, NPs are still of major importance in health care. ... More


The Miracle Drug: The Context of Modern Antibiotic Usage

Tanya Stivers

in Prescribing under Pressure: Parent-Physician Conversations and Antibiotics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311150
eISBN:
9780199870837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311150.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the history of antibiotics. It then discusses the determinants of bacterial resistance and bacterial resistance as a global problem. The chapter then ... More


Antimicrobial Resistance

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Antimicrobial resistance is growing at an alarming rate: reports of extensive multiple-drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB and MDR-TB) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are but ... More


The Fate of Intracellular Metal Ions in Microbes

Slade A. Loutet, Anson C. K. Chan, Marek J. Kobylarz, Meghan M. Verstraete, Stephanie Pfaffen, Bin Ye, Angel L. Arrieta, and Michael E. P. Murphy

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Metals are essential for all microorganisms; they are required as cofactors of enzymes that mediate metabolic processes which are indispensable for cellular energy production and growth. Some metals, ... More


Evolution in Health and Disease

Stephen C. Stearns and Jacob C. Koella (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199207466
eISBN:
9780191728167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207466.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

It is now increasingly acknowledged that an evolutionary perspective can give us important new insights into issues central to medical research and practice. This fully revised and updated edition, ... More


Combating Antibiotic Resistance Through the Health Impact Fund

Kevin Outterson, Thomas Pogge, and Aidan Hollis

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter illustrates how antibiotic resistance distorts markets for innovative antibiotics in unusual and counterintuitive ways. It also clarifies how proposals to produce a Health Impact Fund ... More


Special Therapeutic Issues: Hydration, Nutrition, and Antibiotics in End-of-Life Care

James L. Hallenbeck

in Palliative Care Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses special therapeutic issues in end-of-life care, particularly hydration, nutrition, and antibiotics. Hydration and nutrition are the means of accomplishing the two overt goals ... More


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