Antimicrobial Resistance Towards Antimicrobial Drugs

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• Topic o Antimicrobial Resistance Towards Antimicrobial Drugs
• General Purpose o The general purpose of this speech is to inform people about antimicrobial resistance towards antimicrobial drugs that has been emerging since the 1940s.
• Specific Purpose o The specific purpose of this speech is to inform people about the emergence and evolution of antimicrobial resistance towards antimicrobial drugs and how microorganisms have continued to build resistance to antimicrobial drugs since the 1940s.
• Thesis o Since the 1940s there has been an increase of antimicrobial resistance towards antimicrobial drugs, because the use of antibiotics has increased and microbes are exposed to non-lethal dosages of drugs, thus allowing the microbes to evolve a resistance.

• Introduction o Attention Getter
 Imagine 20 years from now when your child is sick with tuberculosis, but there is no antibiotic to treat this deadly infection. Would you want to be the parent that is told by your child’s doctor that there is no treatment for the infection? o Relevance Statement
 Antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by microorganisms and has eradicated many deadly infections. However if antibiotics are used incorrectly, these microorganisms can form a resistance to the drug and become an untreatable superbug. o Thesis Statement
 Since the 1940s there has been an increase of antimicrobial resistance towards antimicrobial drugs, because the use of antibiotics has increased and microbes are…
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