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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria<sup>®</sup>
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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria®

The use and overuse of antimicrobials over the past decades has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant pathogens. This handbook features chapters dedicated to the discussion of specific pathogens, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), and their clinical presentation and treatment. General precaution to prevent the development of drug-resistant infections is also discussed. Second edition; 288 pages.

Gary A. Noskin, MD

Gary A. Noskin, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
and Associate Chief Medical Officer
                    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
                    Chicago, Illinois

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: The Problem of Resistance
Chapter 2: Penicillin-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
Chapter 3: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Chapter 4: Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci
Chapter 5: Acinetobacter
Chapter 6: Enterobacter
Chapter 7: Pseudomonas
Chapter 8: Prevention and Control of Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria
Chapter 9: Future Antibiotic Armamentarium