The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

A battle is taking place on the frontiers of medicine between rapidly evolving bacteria and the doctors struggling to outwit them. "The Killers Within" tells this horror story that just happens to be true....

Title:The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780316735667
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  • Cynda

    4 1/2 Stars. I grew up during a time when antibiotics where used and used again and used yet again. I have read this book because I have antibiotic resistance, including MRSA that lives inside my ankl...

  • Elentarri

    The Killers Within describes the human fight against infectious bacteria. The book includes the use, abuse and effects of antibiotics in humans and animals, along with a very nice summary of how bact...

  • Jen

    This is a science book, so it might not be for the nonscience field person. But if you want to become familar with antibiotic resistance and how we (you, me, and everyone) are overusing antibiotics an...

  • Rachel

    A terrifying read - once again our short term policies and practices have put us in greater danger in the long-term. Points to take away: stay healthy, stay away from hospitals, don't take antibiotics...

  • Dennis Littrell

    The frightening return of infectious diseaseThis book is scary. According to ethnobotanist Mark J. Plotkin and longtime Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Shnayerson, the golden age of antibiotic...

  • Book Concierge

    This is a fascinating - and horrifying - look at drug-resistent bacteria. I work in a hospital and it scares the bejeepers out of me....

  • Abhinav Choudhry

    I picked up this book to get an overview of antimicrobial resistance as part of something I am researching on. I was pleasantly surprised by how engaging the text was. The book reads like a suspense n...

  • Alexander

    The Killers Within is a nonfiction book about drug-resistant bacteria. As you read the novel, many different references are made to many significant doctors. Some of which include the CDC, the FDA, an...

  • Emilio

    I thought it was an amazing book. It always kept me Interested on what was going to happen next. It is a book about a growing out rage of bacteria that is rapidly killing every one and doctors are try...

  • Molly Varley

    A terrifying account of the rise in drug resistant diseases. I really enjoyed this book, though some of it is hard to get through due to a lot of very in depth information about who did what study and...