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Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

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Harriet Runcie

Harriet Runcie
South Tees Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, James Cook Hospital,
Marton Rd, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW
United Kingdom

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  • Review Article
    Infection in a Pre-Antibiotic Era
    Author(s): Harriet RuncieHarriet Runcie

    Aims: This article is designed to demonstrate the problems of infection in a time without antibiotics and to raise awareness and stimulate discussion about the future and the next steps for managing antibiotic resistance. Methods: Access was gained to original journals and letters of three doctors, who joined the army working as medical officers during the First World War. Transcripts of interviews of the doctors performed after the war, in 1977-1979, were also looked at. These original records were studied and any references to infection were collected. A literature search was then performed to identify research carried out during the First World War on the development of the management of infection and sanitation during that time period. A further literature search was then performed to identify modern day concerns with infection, in particu.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-8731.1000125

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