Control of Communicable Diseases Manual 19th Edition by David L. Heymann provides detailed text for public health staff in official and voluntary health agencies, together with these serving within the armed forces and other governmental businesses, and for all college students of medicine.
Each listing is straightforward to learn and consists of identification, infectious agent, occurrence, mode of transmission, incubation interval, susceptibility and resistance. This book sticks to a tried and tested construction, but with every chapter updated by international consultants at both CDC and WHO, priority has been given to ensuring world relevance.
Varied new fields of curiosity are extensively discussed, resembling reporting of communicable diseases, infection management and antimicrobial resistance, risk evaluation, management and communication during an outbreak, outbreak response in bioterrorism, practical steerage for infectious disease management during mass gatherings and humanitarian emergency conditions, and dealing with of infectious materials.
This book consists of steerage on controlling a total of 136 infectious diseases. The chapters on the 6 main infectious causes of mortality in low revenue international locations (diarrhea, acute respiratory an infection, malaria, measles, AIDS, and tuberculosis), accountable for a staggering 46% of all deaths in these regions, have been up to date to comply with the most recent prevention and remedy strategies. Much consideration is also given to rising and re-emerging infections. New disease variants are included, and a few chapters have been entirely reworked.
Diseases are listed in alphabetical order, and every illness is described in the identical format, covering identification, infectious agent, occurrence, reservoir, mode of transmission, incubation interval, susceptibility, interval of communicability, and methods of control. Were relevant, useful references to sources for more extensive information are provided.
Due to its concise format, the book is extremely useful for anybody working in the subject who needs a quick, yet complete overview of a specific disease. It’s a milestone reference work that ensures the relevance and usefulness to every public health skilled around the world.
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual 19th Edition [Paperback]
David L. Heymann
American Public Health Association; 19 edition (October 25, 2008)
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