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Common Cold

Author: Ronald Eccles; Olaf Weber
Publisher: Basel : Birkhäuser Basel, 2009.
Series: Birkhäuser Advances in Infectious Diseases, BAID.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The common cold is as baffling as it is common. This book covers a wide range of topics surrounding the cold, everything from our ancestors' view of the disease to why and how we sneeze to a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Common Cold
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Eccles; Olaf Weber
ISBN: 9783764399122 3764399120
OCLC Number: 938982480
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A short history of the common cold.- Mechanisms of symptoms of common cold and flu.- Common respiratory infections diagnosed in general practice.- Epidemiology.- The role of viruses in the etiology and pathogenesis of common cold.- Etiology of the common cold: Modulating factors.- Host defenses.- Transmission of colds.- Interventions to prevent transmission of the common cold.- Antivirals for the common cold.- Antibiotic use for common cold.- Over the counter medicines for colds.- Vitamins and minerals.- Herbal, traditional and alternative remedies.
Series Title: Birkhäuser Advances in Infectious Diseases, BAID.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Eccles, Olaf Weber.
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