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Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0005
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What is antibiotic resistance? Antibiotic resistance describes the survival of bacteria when exposed to a concentration of an antibiotic that would normally kill them or stop their ... More
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments for Chronic Pain

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments for Chronic Pain  

Judy Foreman

in The Global Pain Crisis: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190259242.003.0008
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What is “complementary,” “alternative,” or “integrative” medicine? The names are confusing, but people now use the terms “complementary” and “integrative” to refer to acupuncture, ... More
Conclusions and Recommendations

Conclusions and Recommendations  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0013
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Can America’s Rate of ADHD Diagnoses Continue to Grow? Indeed, it can. Even as, currently, a shocking one in five American boys has been diagnosed with ADHD, we believe this rate ... More
Consequences of Antibiotic Resistance

Consequences of Antibiotic Resistance  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0006
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What are the Most Important Consequences of having Infections Caused by Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria? Several major consequences stand out. Infections caused by ... More
Consequences of UseAdverse Events Associated with Use of Antibiotics in Humans

Consequences of Use: Adverse Events Associated with Use of Antibiotics in Humans  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0003
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What is the difference between an allergic reaction and an adverse reaction? What are the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction? All allergic reactions to a drug are adverse ... More
How Do You Know If You Have It?

How Do You Know If You Have It?  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0005
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Under What Circumstances Should Your Child, Your Partner—Or You Yourself—Be Evaluated for ADHD? Many core ADHD symptoms, particularly hyperactivity and impulsivity, first appear ... More
How Does Adhd Change Over the Lifespan?

How Does Adhd Change Over the Lifespan?  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0006
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What Does ADHD Look Like in the Earliest Years of Life? No one ever said it was easy to raise toddlers and preschoolers under the best of circumstances. Most parents quickly ... More
How Helpful Is Behavior Therapy, and What Kinds of Behavior Therapies Help the Most?

How Helpful Is Behavior Therapy, and What Kinds of Behavior Therapies Help the Most?  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0010
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What is Behavior Therapy? Behavior therapy is the only form of treatment besides medication that researchers have found to be consistently helpful for children and adolescents with ... More
HOW HELPFUL—OR HARMFUL—IS MEDICATION?

HOW HELPFUL—OR HARMFUL—IS MEDICATION?  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0009
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How Many US Children and Adults are Taking Medication for ADHD? In 2015, more than two-thirds of US children and adolescents diagnosed with ADHD were taking medication. By the most ... More
How Much Does It Matter Who You Are and Where You Live?

How Much Does It Matter Who You Are and Where You Live?  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0007
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How Do ADHD Rates Vary Between Males and Females? An enduring myth about ADHD is that it affects only or mainly boys. For much of the twentieth century, five to as many as 10 boys ... More
How Widespread Is It?

How Widespread Is It?  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

in ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.003.0003
Format: 
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How Prevalent is ADHD in the United States Today, for Both Children and Adults? Before we answer this question, let’s be clear about the difference between a condition’s actual ... More
Interventions to Reduce Need for Antibiotics and Alternatives to Antibiotics

Interventions to Reduce Need for Antibiotics and Alternatives to Antibiotics  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0007
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Are there Ways to Reduce the Risks of Infections so that we do not Need Antibiotics? We have many tools available to reduce the need for antibiotics by reducing infections. It is ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Judy Foreman

in The Global Pain Crisis: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190259242.003.0001
Format: 
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In the United States alone, 100 million Americans—40 percent of adults—live in chronic pain, according to the Institute of Medicine. This is clearly an underestimate because the report does ... More
Marijuana

Marijuana  

Judy Foreman

in The Global Pain Crisis: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190259242.003.0006
Format: 
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What is marijuana? “Marijuana” refers to the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from Cannabis sativa, a psychoactive plant with significant healing properties that has been ... More
The Opioid Mess in the United States

The Opioid Mess in the United States  

Judy Foreman

in The Global Pain Crisis: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190259242.003.0004
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What is the “opioid mess”? It’s the fact that we have two colliding epidemics: the epidemic of chronic pain, which receives almost no media coverage, and the epidemic of opioid ... More
The Opioid Mess Worldwide

The Opioid Mess Worldwide  

Judy Foreman

in The Global Pain Crisis: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190259242.003.0005
Format: 
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On June 1, 2014, in India, the parents of an eight-year-old boy watched in horror as he writhed in pain from a severe genetic disorder. The hospital, like most other hospitals in India, had ... More
Origin and Function

Origin and Function  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0001
Format: 
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What is an Antibiotic? The word “antibiotic” comes from the terms “anti,” meaning “against” or “opposing,” and “bios,” meaning “life,” and refers to a substance that works against ... More
Other Uses of Antibiotics (Nonhuman Use)

Other Uses of Antibiotics (Nonhuman Use)  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0004
Format: 
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What are the uses of Antibiotics other than to Treat Infections in Humans? Antibiotics are used widely in human medicine, in many other species—food animals, work and recreational ... More
Preserving Antibiotics and Developing new Antibacterial Treatments

Preserving Antibiotics and Developing new Antibacterial Treatments  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0008
Format: 
chapter
How Common is Inappropriate Prescribing of Antibiotics? Many studies have tried to estimate what percentage of antibiotic use in people is unnecessary or inappropriate. Most ... More
Use in Humans

Use in Humans  

Mary Elizabeth Wilson

in Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
22 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190663414.003.0002
Format: 
chapter
How are Antibiotics Administered? What are the Routes of Administration Besides by Mouth and by Injection? What Determines how they Should be Given? How an antibiotic is ... More

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