Bacteria Resistant To Antibiotics Examples
What is antibiotic resistant bacteria and how does bacteria become resistant to antibiotics? Are there any long-term issues if bacteria become antibiotic resistant?
What has been the historical role of antibiotics and how that has led to an overdependence on them. Antibiotics were discovered during World War II and prior to its discovery, thousands of soldiers died from various infections.
When it became evident that antibiotics could easily cure bacterial disease, they became an instant panacea for just about everything, but unfortunately doctors at the time didn't really think that one through and in the beginning they were giving us prophylactics, which set the precedent for overprescription throughout the years soon penicillin.
The miracle fixer of course was being prescribed by every doctor, whether there were only marginal chances of illness that was caused by bacterial or not could be cured. Today that practice continues as doctors who treat individuals and not society at large, we'd rather take the risk of over prescribing. Then when a patient actually becomes ill, it's estimated that a third of all antibiotics are prescribed inappropriately, either when no bacterial infection is present or the wrong antibiotic is used.
The bottom line is that there will come a time when you look inside ourselves and ask whether we believe we are becoming dependent on antibiotics, and that answer may surprise you. And it is within that knowledge that we become aware whether bacteria can become antibiotic resistant using real life examples, and how bacteria, like all living things, change over time.
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