Prevention of the Emergence of Resistance

  • J. Meyer
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Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


Antimicrobial resistance is a major threat to public health [1]. Multi-resistant microorganisms are not only found in hospitals but also in the community. Infections due to multi-resistant microorganisms cause considerable morbidity and mortality. Thus, the problem of resistant microorganisms is a major problem of public interest [2].


Antimicrobial Resistance Nosocomial Pneumonia Selective Digestive Decontamination Resistant Microorganism Hand Disinfection 
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