The Post Antibiotic Era? Why Antimicrobial Stewardship is Critical for the Future of Infectious Disease Prevention .

  Some clinical epidemiologists (myself included) have suggested that a general disregard exists in surveillance and monitoring when it comes to medical and health practitioner staff concerning follow-up with patients diagnosed with an infectious antigen, and moreover, the handling of disinfection of infected surfaces and garments. While there is a sense of protection due to …

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Too unpleasant for most of the public to contemplate: The Political Stupidity of the 19th Century

The medical series, House, M.D. makes excellent television for many interested in the health field. As the foundation of the diagnostics department, Dr Greg House uses his exceptional knowledge of medicine, infectious and chronic diseases, and even aspects of psychology to unravel the causes of his patient’s illness. Few hospitals actually have departments of diagnostic …

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