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  • Concepts and Methods in Infectious Disease Surveillanceby Nkuchia M. M'ikanatha; John Iskander

    Wiley 2014; US$ 98.95

    Infectious disease surveillance has evolved at an extraordinary pace during the past several decades, and continues to do so. It is increasingly used to inform public health practice in addition to its use as a tool for early detection of epidemics. It is therefore crucial that students of public health and epidemiology have a sound understanding... more...

  • Mosquito Trailsby Alex M. Nading

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Dengue fever is the world?s most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities do not always view humans and mosquitoes as mortal enemies. Drawing on two years of ethnographic research in urban Nicaragua and challenging current global health approaches to animal-borne illness, Mosquito Trails tells... more...

  • Die Reaktivierung von Herpesviren in der Mundhöhle: Subklinische Reaktivierungen von HSV-1 und EBVby Christoph Thiemann

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 48.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Reaktivierungsprozesse des Herpes-simplex-Virus Typ 1 und des Epstein-Barr-Virus im oralen Bereich tragen zur Übertragung und Verbreitung der Viren bei. Besonders exponiert ist in diesem Zusammenhang der Bereich der Zahn-, Mund-, und Kieferheilkunde. In der Studie wurden sechs Probanden untersucht, bei denen über einen Zeitraum... more...

  • El Uso de las pruebas rápidas para sífilisby WHO

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 10.00

    La sífilis es una infección curable causada por una bacteria llamada Treponema pallidum. Se transmite por vía sexual y también, durante el embarazo, de la madre al feto. Dado que la sífilis causa úlceras genitales, conlleva un mayor riesgo de transmisión y adquisición de la infección por el VIH. La mayoría... more...

  • Complementary and Alternative Health Careby Ferguson

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 39.54

    Careers in Focus: Complementary and Alternative Health Care, Third Edition offers 22 careers in this profitable field. Job profiles include: -Acupuncturists -Aromatherapists -Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners -Chiropractors -Creative arts therapists -Dietitians and nutritionists -Herbalists -Holistic dentists -Homeopaths -Horticultural therapists... more...

  • Sarcoidosisby M Drent; U Costabel

    European Respiratory Society Journals 2005; US$ 80.00

    A wide range of acute and chronic pulmonary disorders are capable of diffusely affecting the lung parenchyma with variable amounts of inflammation and fibrosis. A variety of agents and clinical conditions have been associated with interstitial lung disorders. Sarcoidosis is one of the most common causes of idiopathic interstitial lung disease. Clinical... more...

  • Préparation et action en cas de grippe pandémiqueby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00

    Les pand mies de grippe sont impr visibles mais constituent des v nements r currents qui peuvent avoir de graves cons quences sur la sant et sur l' conomie partout dans le monde. La planification pr alable et la pr paration sont donc essentielles pour aider att nuer les effets d'une pand mie mondiale.Ce document doit tre utilis comme un guide... more...

  • The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919by Paul Kupperberg

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00

    In late January 1918, Dr. Loren Miner, a country physician in rural Kansas, saw the first cases of an influenza of a violent nature. With a warning to the U.S. Public Health Service, his was the lone voice of alarm about the potential spread of this virulent new strain of a particularly deadly disease. With hundreds of thousands of American servicemen... more...

  • Botulismby Donald Emmeluth

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94

    Botulism is a disease caused by a deadly toxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium. The bacterium can thrive in food that has been improperly prepared or stored and can also enter the body through a tear in the skin. Botulism toxin causes paralysis and breathing difficulties and can be fatal if not treated quickly. Because of its potent... more...

  • Whooping Coughby Patrick G. Guilfoile

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94

    Whooping cough is a serious infectious disease characterized by coughing fits so intense that the afflicted person has difficulty breathing. This disease is most serious in infants who are too young to be vaccinated and in young children who are unvaccinated. Whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, which destroys ciliated cells... more...