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Tag: Antibiotics

An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria. Antibiotics help fight against bacterial infections, and antibiotic medications are widely used in the treatment and prevention of such infections.

Antibiotics

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Essay on Antibiotic Resistance

Nursing Essays

The advent of antibiotics not only modernized health care system but also enhanced longevity. Earlier, both patients and doctors were helpless against infectious diseases and antibiotics proved to be a wonder drug for them....

Last modified: 30th Jun 2021

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Nursing Essays

Clostridium difficile generally written as C. difficile is a bacterium (germ). It presents in a small quantity in the gut of many people without harming person. ...

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Essay on The Overuse of Antibiotics

Nursing Essays

The purpose of this research investigation is to respond to the claim ‘Overuse of antibiotics is contributing to the emergence of MDR bacteria.’...

Last modified: 21st Apr 2021

Public Awareness for Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance

Nursing Essays

Factors Contributing To Antibiotic Resistance Can Be Prevented By Raising Public Awareness & Prevention Methods Abstract This report looks at some of the reasons behind the spread of antibi...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2021

Appendicitis and Antibiotics: An Argument Against Appendectomies

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Appendicitis represents one of the most common causes of abdominal pain with roughly 300,000 cases reported annually totaling 1 million patient days of admission....

Last modified: 25th Aug 2020

Nurse Practitioners Role in Antimicrobial Resistance

Nursing Literature Reviews

Introduction In the 1960’s the Advance Nurse Practitioner role was initiated as an action plan initiative to resolve the epidemic of having enough accessible primary care physicians in underser...

Last modified: 29th May 2020

Impact of the Overuse of Antibiotics in Antibiotic Resistance and Superbugs

Nursing Essays

      Antibiotics and Bacterial Resistance Rationale The World Economic Forum report claimed that ‘The world will run out of effective antibiotics.’ (Boseley, 2014) The article discussed broa...

Last modified: 20th May 2020

Prevention of antibiotic resistance

Nursing Questions

Question What is antibiotic resistance and how can it be prevented? Answer Antibiotic resistance (ABR) occurs when a bacterium evolves to develop immunity to the antibiotics designed to destroy it. Th...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Tetracycline: History, Properties and Uses

Nursing Essays

Table of Contents Discovery and development of antibiotics-tetracycline Introduction Tetracyclines The discovery Development of antibiotics Discovery of tetracycline Safety and environmental issu...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Discovery and Development of Antibiotics

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Table of Contents Discovery and development of antibiotics Introduction The discovery Development of antibiotics Safety and environmental issues of the production and the product itself Potential...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Antibiotics for Treatment of Acute Otitis Media

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The role of Antibiotics for Treatment of Acute Otitis Media in Prevention of Subsequent Development of Acute Mastoiditis in Children Introduction Acute otitis media (AOM) is considered to be one of t...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Effects of Different Antibiotics on E.coli Growth

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The effects of antibiotics on the growth of Escherichia coli have been found in several studies and some recent studies have also focused on the tolerance and reduced growth levels in bacteria to exam...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Issue of the Over-Prescription of Antibiotics

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TITLE: “Over-prescription of antibiotics now threatens the future health of millions”. Analyse and discuss this statement with reference to specific examples, using a range of academic sourc...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Early Surgery Versus Antibiotic Therapy in Patients with Infective Endocarditis

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Early Surgery Versus Antibiotic Therapy in Patients with Infective Endocarditis Abstract Infective endocarditis is the infection of the endocardial surface of the heart and he...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Rise of Antibiotic Resistance

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Abstract The discovery of antibiotics was one of the most groundbreaking innovations of medicine. This healthcare staple, responsible for treating diseases that once were incurable, is n...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteria (CRE) Treatments

Nursing Essays

Current effective antibiotics for the treatment of infections caused by carbapenem-resistant enterobacteria (CRE) and the likelihood that these antibiotics will still be effective 10 years from n...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Antibiotic Resistance: Genetics and Mechanisms

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Antimicrobial resistance occurs when a microorganism such as bacteria, viruses or parasites acquire the ability to disable the effects of a drug designed to kill them or stop their growth (CDC, 2...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Effectiveness Of Methods To Control Microorganisms Health Essay

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In the following assignment I will discuss the effectiveness of methods to control microorganisms in particular I will highlight the methods such as temperature, Immunisations and antibodies. Temperat...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Effect of Hormones and Pesticides on Environment and Humans

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To what extent is the use of hormones, pesticides and antibiotics a threat to the environment and human’s health? INTRODUCTION: Hormone, pesticides and antibiotics are being used extensively in foo...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Effect of Different Antibiotics on Bacteria

Nursing Essays

Antibiotics are medicines that kill bacteria. Bacteria can cause infections such as strep throat, ear infections, urinary tract infections, and sinus infections (sinusitis). There are many types of an...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Which Antibiotic is the Most Effective on Bacteria?

Nursing Essays

INTRODUCTION Antibiotics The word antibiotic comes from the Greek anti meaning ‘against’ and bios meaning ‘life’ (a bacterium is a life form).’ Antibiotics are also known...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

MRSA Resistance to Anti-biotics

Nursing Essays

Discuss how MRSA became resistant to antibiotics and became such a prevalent organism associated with British hospitals. Explain how MRSA is treated and touch upon the wider implications for antibioti...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020