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Emerging Infectious Diseases: Trends and Issues

Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Lashley, Felissa R.; Durham, Jerry D.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-10250-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 86
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Emerging, re-emerging, and antibiotic-resistant infectious diseases continue to increase at an alarming rate throughout the world. Written for a wide range of health professionals, particularly nurses, this revised edition provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of these diseases: their epidemiology, clinical manifestations, prevention, and treatment.

With contributions by a multidisciplinary team of nurses, physicians, and infectious disease specialists, the book includes material on the most recent and important new emerging infectious diseases:
* Avian influenza and SARS
* Issues of demographics and microbial resistance
* Special topics, including bioterrorism
* Behavioral and cultural factors
* Infectious etiologies of chronic diseases
* Travel and recreational exposure

Each chapter is amply illustrated with clinical case examples to demonstrate the pitfalls in differential diagnosis and elucidate proper management and treatment. Valuable appendices provide critical reference information for each of the bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic diseases.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Lashley, Felissa R.; Durham, Jerry D.
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-10250-8
  • Specialty:
    Community Health & Disease Prevention
    Infectious Diseases
    Management & Administration
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 616
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2007
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 86

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