n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - From infection to disease : editor's comment
|Article Title||From infection to disease : editor's comment|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Apr 2004|
|Pages||169 - 170|
Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL April 2004 Vol.22 No.4 CME 169 This month's edition of CME tackles the issue of infections. There was a time when infectious diseases killed. My mother nearly died of mastoiditis in adolescence. Sulpha drugs were still in their infancy and the approach to treatment pretty crude when you consider all the techniques now available to test for antibiotic susceptibility and resistance. However, even with the advent of antibiotics, there is no room for complacency. The correct and rational use of antibiotics is discussed in several of the articles, ably tackled by the team of authors put together by ..
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