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British Medical Bulletin, Vol. XVI, No. I: Antibiotics in Medicine

British Medical Bulletin, Vol. XVI, No. I: Antibiotics in Medicine This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This bulletin is a fine tribute to all who have been involved in the dynamic development of antibiotics. Dr. Lawrence Garrod, himself, a contributor, did an unusually fine job of selecting both distinguished British authors and timely subjects. Included is information about the chemistry and pharmacology of antibiotics, the development and mechanisms of drug resistance, and the preventive use of these preparations in medicine and surgery. The treatment of bacterial endocarditis and tuberculosis, clinical problems of drug-resistant pathogens, the controversial subject of combined therapy, and the dangers inherent in antibiotic use are also covered. Other features ranging from speculation about the future and the search for newer preparations round out this volume. The data presented is well-selected, as are the references. Individual contributions are of the highest quality, presenting material so it may help the reader formulate his own opinions and proper emphasis is placed on basic science, clinical material, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

British Medical Bulletin, Vol. XVI, No. I: Antibiotics in Medicine

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology , Volume 81 (6) – Jun 1, 1960

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1960 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1960.03730060176045
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This bulletin is a fine tribute to all who have been involved in the dynamic development of antibiotics. Dr. Lawrence Garrod, himself, a contributor, did an unusually fine job of selecting both distinguished British authors and timely subjects. Included is information about the chemistry and pharmacology of antibiotics, the development and mechanisms of drug resistance, and the preventive use of these preparations in medicine and surgery. The treatment of bacterial endocarditis and tuberculosis, clinical problems of drug-resistant pathogens, the controversial subject of combined therapy, and the dangers inherent in antibiotic use are also covered. Other features ranging from speculation about the future and the search for newer preparations round out this volume. The data presented is well-selected, as are the references. Individual contributions are of the highest quality, presenting material so it may help the reader formulate his own opinions and proper emphasis is placed on basic science, clinical material,

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1960

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