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A group of nursing students are learning about the factors that underlie recent increases in the incidence and prevalence of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms. What factor is known to contribute to antibiotic resistance?
A)Increased survival rates from acute infections
B)Increased population density
C)Use of antibiotics that are ineffective against the infectious microorganism
D)Overuse of antibiotics
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Antibiotic overuse can contribute to antibiotic resistance. Resistance is not typically attributable to increased age of patients, increased population density, or the use of ineffective antibiotics.

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