Antibiotic resistance: five minutes with . . . Paul McNeiveBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l2189 (Published 13 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2189
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
“I suffered bad burns in a car accident in 1982 which culminated in losing both my legs. I was learning to walk on two new prosthetic legs and I picked up cuts, bruises, and blisters which would sometimes get infected.
“About 10 years ago I went to the doctor with a routine looking skin infection. I was prescribed antibiotics, but nothing happened. I went back again and was prescribed a longer course, again nothing happened. I …