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Communicable disease control handbook

Author: Jeremy Hawker; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
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Concise and practical handbook for all those who have responsibility for the identification and control of infectious disease.

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Communicable disease control handbook.
Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2005004899
(OCoLC)57731075
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Hawker; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9780470755129 0470755121 1405150165 9781405150163 9781405124249 1405124245
OCLC Number: 212124397
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 416 pages, [2] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Section 1: Introduction. 1.1 How to use this book. 1.2 Basic concepts in epidemiology and control of infection. 1.3 Health Protection on-call. Section 2: Common Topics. 2.1 Meningitis and meningism. 2.2 Gastrointestinal infection. 2.3 Community acquired pneumonia. 2.4 Rash in pregnancy. 2.5 Rash and fever in children. 2.6 Illness in returning travellers. 2.7 Sexually transmitted infections. 2.8 Jaundice. 2.9 Infection in the immunocompromised. 2.10 Blood-borne viral infection. 2.11 Vaccine queries. Section 3: Diseases. 3.1 Amoebic dysentery. 3.2 Anthrax. 3.3 Bacillus cereus. 3.4 Botulism. 3.5 Brucellosis. 3.6 Campylobacter. 3.7 Chickenpox and shingles (varicella-zoster infections). 3.8 Chlamydia pneumoniae. 3.9 Chlamydia psittaci. 3.10 Chlamydia trachomatis (genital). 3.11 Cholera. 3.12 CJD and other Human Transmissable Spongiform Encephalopathies. 3.13 Clostridium difficile. 3.14 Clostridium perfringens. 3.15 Coxsackievirus infections. 3.16 Cryptosporidiosis. 3.17 Cyclosporiasis. 3.18 Cytomegalovirus. 3.19 Dengue fever. 3.20 Diphtheria. 3.21 Encephalitis, acute. 3.22 Enterococci, including Glycopeptide-resistant enterococci (GRE). 3.23 Epstein-Barr virus. 3.24 Escherischia coli O157 (and other E. coli gastroenteritis). 3.25 Giardiasis. 3.26 Gonorrhoea, syphilis and other acute STIs. 3.27 Hantavirus. 3.28 Headlice. 3.29 Helicobacter pylori. 3.30 Hepatitis A. 3.31 Hepatitis B. 3.32 Hepatitis C. 3.33 Delta Hepatitis. 3.34 Hepatitis E. 3.35 Herpes simplex. 3.36 Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infection. 3.37 HIV. 3.38 Influenza. 3.39 Japanese B encephalitis. 3.40 Kawasaki Syndrome. 3.41 Legionellosis. 3.42 Leprosy. 3.43 Leptospirosis. 3.44 Listeria. 3.45 Lyme disease. 3.46 Malaria. 3.47 Measles. 3.48 Meningococcal infection. 3.49 Molluscum contagiosum. 3.50 MRSA (methicillin-restisant Staphylococcus aureus). 3.51 Mumps. 3.52 Mycoplasma. 3.53 Norovius. 3.54 Ophthalmia neonatorum. 3.55 Paratyphoid fever. 3.56 Parvovirus B19 (fifth disease). 3.57 Plague. 3.58 Pneumococcal infection. 3.59 Poliomyelitis. 3.60 Q fever. 3.61 Rabies. 3.62 Relapsing fever. 3.63 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). 3.64 Ringworm. 3.65 Rotavirus. 3.66 Rubella. 3.67 Salmonellosis. 3.68 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). 3.69 Scabies. 3.70 Shigella . 3.71 Smallpox. 3.72 Staphylococcal food poisoning. 3.73 Streptococcal infections. 3.74 Tetanus. 3.75 Threadworms. 3.76 Tick-borne encephalitis. 3.77 Toxocara. 3.78 Toxoplasmosis. 3.79 Tuberculosis. 3.80Tularaemia. 3.81 Typhoid fever. 3.82 Typhus, other rickettsial infections and Ehrlichiosis. 3.83 Vibrio parahaemolyticus. 3.84 Viral haemorrhagic fevers. 3.85 Warts & verrucae. 3.86 West Nile virus. 3.87 Whooping cough(pertussis). 3.88 Yellow fever. 3.89 Yersiniosis. 3.90 Other organisms. 1. Helminths. 2. Protozoa. 3. Fungi. 4. Viruses. 5. Bites, stings and venoms. 6. Chemical food-borne illness. Section 4: Services and Organisations. 4.1 Administrative arrangements for communicable disease control. 4.2 Surveillance of communicable disease. 4.3 Managing infectious disease incidents and outbreaks. 4.4 Community infection control. 4.5 Healthcare associated infection. 4.6 Risks to & from healthcare workers. 4.7 Co-ordination of immunisation services. 4.8 Co-ordination of services for HIV infection in the UK. 4.9 Co-ordination of services for tuberculosis control. 4.10 Travel Health and Illness in returning travellers. 4.11 Surveillance & investigation of environmental hazards. 4.12 Managing acute chemical incidents. 4.13 Managing acute radiation incidents. 4.14 Planning for deliberate release of biological, chemical or radiological agents. 4.15 Port health. 4.16 Media relations. 4.17 Clinical governance and audit. Section 5: Communicable Disease Control in Europe. 5.1 International collaboration in Europe. 5.2 Austria. 5.3 Belgium. 5.4 Cyprus. 5.5 Czech Republic. 5.6 Denmark. 5.7 Estonia. 5.8 France. 5.9 Finland. 5.10 Germany. 5.11 Greece. 5.12 Hungary. 5.13 Republic of Ireland. 5.14 Italy. 5.15 Latvia. 5.16 Lithuania. 5.17 Luxemburg. 5.18 Malta. 5.19 Netherlands. 5.20 Norway. 5.21 Poland. 5.22 Portugal. 5.23 Slovakia. 5.24 Slovenia. 5.25 Spain. 5.26 Sweden. 5.27 Switzerland. 5.28 United Kingdom. Appendix 1: Useful addresses telephone numbers. Appendix 2: Guidance documents and books
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