Control of communicable diseases manual

Author: Abram S. Benenson
Publisher: American Public Health Association
ISBN: 9780875532226
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The most widely recognized sourcebook on infectious diseases, this pocket-sized reference manual covers more than 300 communicable diseases. Easy-to-understand, easy-to-use. Each listing in this completely revised & updated edition includes identification, infectious agent occurrence, mode of transmission, incubation period, susceptibility & resistance, & methods of control, including prevention & epidemic control measures. The 16th edition carries the current ICD 9 codes & the new ICD 10 codes coming into effect in the late 1990s. Many chapters have been added or expanded, making the new 16th edition a must for your reference shelf! This new edition has been thoroughly updated by the world's leading experts in their fields. Several hundred experts from all over the world have reviewed & revised this important work to make it the most accurate, up-to-date resource available anywhere. SPECIAL! SAVE WHEN YOU BUY BOTH! Get the book & a single-user CD-ROM at a special price! (Stock No. 098) $65.00 Nonmembers, $45.00 APHA Members. Softcover (Stock No. 088) $22.00 Nonmembers, $15.40 APHA Members. Hardcover (Stock No. 077) $32.00 Nonmembers, $22.40 APHA Members.

Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook

Author: Jeremy Hawker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444346946
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Health protection professionals need rapid access to authoritative and easy-to-use information to ensure their actions are based on international best practice. This is precisely what the Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook does. This concise and practical handbook is an essential guide for all those who have responsibility for the identification and control of infectious disease. In the past five years, there have been many major changes in health protection practice, and significant scientific progress in the field, all of which are reflected in this new edition of the popular Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook. All chapters have been updated in line with recent changes in epidemiology, new guidelines for control and administrative changes. Basic principles of communicable disease control and health protection, major syndromes, control of individual infections, main services and activities, organizational arrangements for all EU countries and sources of further information are covered. A new chapter on pandemic planning has been included, and the influenza chapter has been expanded to cover seasonal, avian and pandemic flu. Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook is an indispensible companion for all those who are engaged in health protection, including public health physicians, epidemiologists, infection control nurses, microbiologists and trainees in the field.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Author: Kenrad E. Nelson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 076379533X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Now in its third edition, this comprehensive volume is recognized as the most authoritative review of the epidemiology of infectious disease. Divided into five sections that cover methods in infectious disease epidemiology, airborne transmission, diarrheal diseases, blood and body fluid as a reservoir of infectious diseases, vectorborne and parasite disease. This book includes chapters on methodological issues, pathogenesis, and comprehensive reviews of virtually all known infectious diseases. New to the Third Edition: HIV chapter completely updated including results of trials of Male Circumcision, HIV-vaccines, female condoms, Microbicides and new drugs. Influenza chapter updated with new material on H1/N1 and control/prevention of Influenza during a pandemic. Malaria chapter updated with new information on bed nets, prophylactic therapy of pregnant women and other high risk populations as well as new detailed examination of the organization, implementation, and accomplishments of the WHO--Roll-Back Malaria program; and a new description of the 5th Human Malaria parasite--P.knowlesi and its Epidemiology. Hepatitis chapter is revised with new information on HEV virus. New brief chapter discussing the various models of behavioral change that are useful in Infectious Diseases research--e.g. Health Belief model etc. and much more!

Outbreak Investigation Prevention and Control in Health Care Settings Critical Issues in Patient Safety

Author: Kathleen Meehan Arias
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781449633134
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In today's era, we are forced to realize that outbreaks can occur at any moment. From anthrax to the avian flu, potential outbreaks can spread rapidly through air, water, and other means. Hospital personnel are now being trained to understand and monitor outbreaks in health care facilities. Professionals both in the private health care sector and the public health system now need to recognize, investigate, control and prevent these outbreaks. Outbreak Investigation, Prevention, and Control in Health Care Settings is a timely resource for health care professionals inside and outside of the hospital covering topics such as: Epidemiology Surveillance Programs in Hospital Settings Organisms and Diseases Associated with Outbreaks Ambulatory Care Acute Care Long-Term Care Pseudo-Outbreaks Investigation Control The Second Edition has been completely updated with current information, tables, statistics and suggested readings.

Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Author: Manya Magnus
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763734442
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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As WHO Director-General Nakajima says of infectious disease, “No country is safe from them.” As public health education grows, so, too will the need for methodologic skills in infectious disease epidemiology. Without these crucial skills, there will be insufficient resources to improve the health of the public, both domestically and globally. Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology is one of the few texts devoted specifically to the methods required to study infectious disease making the perfect introduction to the field for undergraduate and introductory masters-level public health students. It will provide students with the requisite skills to conduct, evaluate, and understand the field of infectious disease epidemiology. Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 1, 2, 19, & 21 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

Author: Heiman F. L. Wertheim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444354671
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases provides a much needed practical and visual overview of the current distribution and determinants of major infectious diseases of humans. The comprehensive full-color maps show at a glance the areas with reported infections and outbreaks, and are accompanied by a concise summary of key information on the infectious agent and its clinical and epidemiological characteristics. Since infectious diseases are dynamic, the maps are presented in the context of a changing world, and how these changes are influencing the geographical distribution on human infections. This unique atlas: Contains more than 145 high quality full-color maps covering all major human infectious diseases Provides key information on the illustrated infectious diseases Has been compiled and reviewed by an editorial board of infectious disease experts from around the world The result is a concise atlas with a consistent format throughout, where material essential for understanding the global spatial distribution of infectious diseases has been thoughtfully assembled by international experts. Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is an essential tool for infectious disease specialists, medical microbiologists, virologists, travel medicine specialists, and public health professionals. The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is accompanied by a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition - an interactive digital version of the book with downloadable images and text, highlighting and note-taking facilities, book-marking, cross-referencing, in-text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms.

Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control

Author: Patrick L. Remington
Publisher: Amer Public Health Assn
ISBN: 9780875531922
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides information on chronic disease epidemiology, prevention, and control. For professional and students. The three major sections are: public health approaches to chronic disease control, selected lifestyle risk factors, and major chronic diseases. Focuses on those disease that account for a large proportion of morbidity and mortality.