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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) includes resistance of infectious microorganisms to antibiotics, antivirals, antiprotozoals, antimalarials, and antifungals.
AMR makes these treatments ineffective, meaning infections persist and are more likely to cause harm and be spread to others.
The Abbreviated Mental Test (AMT, or Abbreviated Mental Test Score, AMTS) is a quick screening test produced in 1972 to detect cognitive impairment in the elderly.
It may not be culturally appropriate to continue using this test, and its validity has been questioned.
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Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterised by rapid onset of widespread inflammation in the lungs.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour.