When you start to plan your talk with your physician, it is important that you educate yourself a little beforehand about what you want to talk about with him or her. In the case of antibiotic resistance, the print and electronic sources below were used to put together this site and are a great place to start learning more. To get to the web sites, just click on the web address listed in the citation. These sources were used in the creation of this web site.
Centers for Disease Control. Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work. Online. Available: http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/anti_resist.html
Microbes: What doesn¡¯t kill them makes them stronger. Online. Available: http://whyfiles.org/038badbugs/
National Institutes of Health. The Problem of Antibiotic Resistance. Online. Available: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/antimicro.htm
National Electronic Library of Infection ( UK). Bugs and Drugs on the Web. Online. Available: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/antimicro.htm
"Quick Tips¡ªWhen Talking with Your Doctor". AHRQ Publication No. 01-0040a, May 2002. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/quicktips/doctalk.htm
United States Food and Drug Administration. Antibiotic Resistance. Online. Available: http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/anti_resist.html
Farner, Susan M . ¡° Use of Local Community Hospital Data for Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance .¡± Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2006 Mar; 27(3): 299-301
Humphreys H, Dillane T, O'Connell B, Luke LC . ¡°Survey of recent medical graduates' knowledge and understanding of the treatment and prevention of infection.¡± Irish Medical Journal 2006 Feb, 99:58-9
Larson, Elaine et. al. "Antibiotic Use in Hispanic Households, New York City." Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2003 Sep; 9 (9), 1096-1102.
Niederman, Michael S. ¡°Principles of Appropriate Antimicrobial Use.¡± International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents Volume 26, Supplement 3, 2005, Pages S170-S175
Philmon C, Smith T, Williamson S, Goodman E. ¡° Controlling Use of Antimicrobials in a Community Teaching Hospital .¡± Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology . 2006 Mar, 27:239-44
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