Anti-microbial resistance in global perspective

Ackers, L ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7811-636X, Ackers Johnson, G, Welsh, J, Kibombo, D and Opio, S 2020, Anti-microbial resistance in global perspective , Palgrave Macmillan. (In Press)

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Abstract

This open access book provides an accessible introduction to the mechanics of international development and global health text for policy-makers and students across a wide range of disciplines. Antimicrobial resistance is a major threat to the well-being of patients and health systems the world over. In fragile health systems so challenged, on a day-today basis, by the overwhelming burden of both infectious and non-communicable disease, it is easy to overlook the impacts of AMR. The Maternal Sepsis Intervention, focusing on a primary cause of maternal death in Uganda, demonstrates the systemic nature of AMR and the gains that can be made through improved Infection Prevention Control and direct engagement of laboratory testing in antibiotic prescribing.

Item Type: Book
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9783030626624 (ebook); 9783030626617 (hardback)
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Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2020 10:24
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2020 10:24
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/58757

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