Antimicrobial resistance is a new disease created by mankind
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: ALTAGRACIA-MARTINEZ, Marina (UAM-Xochimilco, Mexico DF, Mexico)
- Co-author(s): Espinosa-Franco, Beatriz (FES-Zaragoza UNAM, Mexico DF, Mexico)
Sanchez, Martha (FES-Zaragoza UNAM, Mexico DF, Mexico)
Wertheimer, Albert I. (Temple University, Philadelphia, United States of America)
Objectives: To identify some of the determinants associated with antimicrobial resistance and evaluate their relationship with lower respiratory tract infections in hospitalized patients, and to apply a theoretical-conceptual model of the health-disease process to explain antimicrobial resistance as an adverse effect of antibiotics. Method: A.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.