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Author Podolsky, Scott H., author.

Title The antibiotic era : reform, resistance, and the pursuit of a rational therapeutics / Scott H. Podolsky
Published Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (xii, 309 pages) : illustrations
Contents The origins of antibiotic reform -- Antibiotics and the invocation of the controlled clinical trial -- From sigmamycin to panalba: Antibiotics and the FDA -- "Rational" therapeutics and the limits to delimitation -- Responding to antibiotic resistance
Summary In The Antibiotic Era, physician-historian Scott H. Podolsky narrates the far-reaching history of antibiotics, focusing particularly on reform efforts that attempted to fundamentally change how antibiotics are developed and prescribed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-298) and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from e-book title screen (EBL platform, viewed March 18, 2016)
Subject Antibiotics -- History
Drug resistance in microorganisms.
Anti-infective agents -- History
Antibacterial agents -- History
Pharmaceutical industry -- United States -- History
Drug resistance.
Anti-Bacterial Agents -- history
Drug Industry -- history
Drug Resistance
History, 20th Century
Legislation, Drug -- history
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Antibacterial agents
Anti-infective agents
Drug resistance
Drug resistance in microorganisms
Pharmaceutical industry
United States
United States
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781421415949