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Short, general discussions of the need for developing guidelines for the use of antimicrobial agents. Includes specific discussions of problems associated with antimicrobial use in bacterial upper respiratory disease (Mortimer); bacterial, mycoplasma, and viral pneumonia (Mufson); urinary tract infections (Andriole); acute infectious diarrheal disease (Nelson); intraabdominal sepsis and anaerobic infections (Bartlett); endocarditis (Quinn and co-workers); and acute febrile illness in hospitalized patients (Sabath). The final chapter is on prophylactic use of antibiotics.
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Contemporary Standards for Antimicrobial Usage.. Ann Intern Med. 1978;89:295. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-2-295_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(2):295.
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