The authors deeply appreciate the efforts of S. Michael Marcy M.D., whose suggestions, common sense, humor, and wisdom guided this project to completion.
The authors also wish to acknowledge the physicians, scientists, mothers, fathers, and friends whose commitment to children helped to shape this book: Joel Alpert M.D., H. Fred Clark D.V.M., Ph.D., Susan Coffin M.D., Lisa Considine, Scott Dowell M.D., Ralph Feigin M.D., John Finkelstein M.D., Neil Fishman M.D., Gary Fleisher M.D., Ruth Frey C.R.N.P., Michael Gerber M.D., Trude Haecker M.D., Steve Handler M.D., Dan Hyman M.D., Richard Jacobs M.D., Rita Jew, Pharm.D., Jerome Klein M.D., Edward Ledbetter M.D., Steven Ludwig M.D., Peggy McGratty, Kristine Macartney M.B.B.S., Mark Magnusson M.D., Milton Markowitz M.D., Andrea Mazzenga R.N., Charlotte Moser, Wendy Mosler, Deborah Goodman Naish, James Nataro M.D., Jack Paradise M.D., Georges Peter M.D., Bob Ruffner, Vicki Satinsky, David Sotolongo, Ellen Wald M.D., and Jeffrey Weiser M.D.
In addition, we wish to thank Nancy Love and Judith McCarthy for their encouragement and support of this project.
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Publication information: Book title: Breaking the Antibiotic Habit: A Parent's Guide to Coughs, Colds, Ear Infections, and Sore Throats. Contributors: Paul A. Offit - Author, Bonnie Fass-Offit - Author, Louis M. Bell - Author. Publisher: Wiley. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1999. Page number: vi.
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