Health Reference Series: Emerging Infectious Diseases Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1709-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 14
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

Emerging Infectious Diseases Sourcebook, First Edition provides information about various emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and explains how the immune system works against these infections.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I: What You Need to Know about Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 1—Understanding Emerging Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 2—The Immune System and Its Functions
    • Chapter 3—Immunodeficiency and Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 4—Common Variable Immune Deficiency
    • Chapter 5—Transmission of Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 6—Biofilms: Microbial Life on Surfaces
    • Chapter 7—Bioterrorism: Weaponized Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 8—The United States’ Preparedness for Public-Health Emergencies
    • Part II: Types of Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 9—Viral Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 10—Bacterial Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 11—Fungal and Parasitic Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 12—Tick-Borne Diseases
    • Chapter 13—Prion Diseases
    • Chapter 14—Zoonoses
    • Part III: Emerging Infectious Diseases Risk due to Climate Change
    • Chapter 15—Climate Change and Human Health
    • Chapter 16—Populations of Concern
    • Chapter 17—Vector-Borne Diseases
    • Chapter 18—Water-Related Illness
    • Chapter 19—Foodborne Infections
    • Chapter 20—Temperature-Related Illness
    • Chapter 21—Air Quality Impacts
    • Part IV: International Travel and Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 22—International Adoption: Health Guidance and the Immigration Process
    • Chapter 23—Refugee Health Guidelines
    • Chapter 24—Screening Internationally Adopted Children, Migrants, and Travelers for Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 25—Preventing Spread of Disease on Commercial Aircraft
    • Chapter 26—Guidance for Cruise Ships
    • Chapter 27—Animal Importing
    • Chapter 28—Traveling with Pets
    • Chapter 29—Importing Animal Products
    • Chapter 30—Importation of Human Remains
    • Part V: Medical Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 31—Diagnostic Tests
    • Chapter 32—Pharmacological Treatment for Infectious Disease
    • Chapter 33—Antimicrobial Drug Resistance
    • Part VI: Preventing Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 34—Transmission-Based Precautions
    • Chapter 35—Handwashing to Prevent Spread of Germs
    • Chapter 36—Eye Protection
    • Chapter 37—Vaccination
    • Chapter 38—Healthcare-Associated Infections
    • Chapter 39—Quarantine and Isolation to Control the Spread of Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 40—National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    • Part VII: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 41—Glossary of Terms Related to Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 42—Directory of Resources Providing Information about Infectious Diseases