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Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a serious clinical problem and represents a continuous challenge to the physician who is involved in patient care. The problem represents a complex relation between the antibiotics, their mechanism of action, the bacteria and the epidemiology of bacterial infections, and antibiotic use.
This book has done an admirable job of exploring these relations. In spite of the complexity of the subject, it is both understandable and readable, and as a result the authors have provided an excellent general survey of this important clinical problem. They write with the authority and clarity of individuals who understand
Drug Resistance in Antimicrobial Therapy.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;82:731. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-5-731_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(5):731.
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