JANET R. KINNEY, M.D.
The problems of antibiotic treatment, reactions and resistance become more important each day as the number of patients who have had previous treatment increases. Since the incidence of these problems in an average population group is largely unknown, a study of these factors was undertaken.
The community studied was the nursing staff of the Cook County Hospital. This group is basically in good health, since all members are able to carry on their profession. It varies from the general population in that it is predominantly female and young. It has the advantage for this study that most of its members
KINNEY JR. THE PREVALENCE OF ANTIBIOTICALLY TREATED PEOPLE(THE PREVALENCE OF ANTIBIOTICALLY TREATED PEOPLE*). Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:71–77. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-1-71
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(1):71-77.
Cardiology, Endocarditis, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis.
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