Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[Antimicrobial resistance and the Sustainable Development Goals: an overview]

GAJDÁCS Márió1,2

APRIL 30, 2021

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2021;34(2)

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[The rapid emergence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an expected consequence of evolutionary adaptation to these noxious agents and the widespread use of these drugs has significantly sped up this process. Infections caused by these bacteria are are directly associated with worse clinical outcomes, longer hospital stays, excess mortality in the affected patients and an increasing burden and costs on the healthcare infrastructure. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were devised by the United Nations in 2015, to serve as a global blueprint for a better, more equitable, more sustainable life on our planet. The aim of this review is to provide an insight on the interactions between AMR and the successful attainment of the SDGs.]

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  1. Szegedi Tudományegyetem Gyógy­szerészetudományi Kar, Gyógyszerhatástani és Biofarmáciai Intézet, Szeged
  2. Semmelweis Egyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Orvosi Mikrobiológiai Intézet, Budapest

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