Health Reference Series: Global Pandemics and Epidemics and How They Relate to You

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1816-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Global Pandemics and Epidemics and How They Relate to You provides information about outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics and their related threats.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1: Understanding Pandemics and Epidemics
    • Chapter 1—The Pandemic Threat: Why It Matters
    • Chapter 2—Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics
    • Chapter 3—Concepts of Occurrence, Progression, and Spectrum of Disease
    • Chapter 4—Chain of Infection
    • Chapter 5—Deadliest Outbreaks and Pandemics in History
    • Chapter 6—Factors in the Emergence of Infectious Diseases
    • Chapter 7—One Health Initiative
    • Chapter 8—Notable Pseudopandemics of the Last Century
    • Chapter 9—Bioterrorism and the Pandemic Potential
    • Part 2: Major Pandemics and Epidemics
    • Chapter 10—HIV/AIDS
    • Chapter 11—Chikungunya
    • Chapter 12—Cholera
    • Chapter 13—Coronaviruses
    • Chapter 14—Ebola
    • Chapter 15—Influenza
    • Chapter 16—Malaria
    • Chapter 17—Meningitis
    • Chapter 18—Nipah Virus Infection
    • Chapter 19—Smallpox
    • Chapter 20—Tuberculosis
    • Chapter 21—Yellow Fever
    • Chapter 22—Zika
    • Part 3: Principles of Disease Management
    • Chapter 23—Preventing Avoidable Epidemics
    • Chapter 24—Antimicrobial Drug Resistance and Emerging Infectious Disease
    • Chapter 25—Hospital-Based Infections
    • Chapter 26—Laboratory-Guided Detection of Disease Outbreaks
    • Chapter 27—Disease Surveillance
    • Chapter 28—Role of Technology and Surveillance Systems in Public-Health Response
    • Chapter 29—Disease Control and Containment
    • Chapter 30—Developing Interventions
    • Chapter 31—Pharmacological Interventions: Medical Countermeasures
    • Chapter 32—Community Mitigation Interventions
    • Part 4: The Next Pandemic: Are We Ready?
    • Chapter 33—Getting Ahead of the Next Pandemic
    • Chapter 34—The 1918 Flu Pandemic: Why It Matters 100 Years Later
    • Chapter 35—Viruses of Special Concern
    • Chapter 36—Getting Your Household Ready for Pandemic Flu
    • Chapter 37—The National Pandemic Strategy
    • Chapter 38—Strategic Stockpiling for the Next Influenza Pandemic
    • Chapter 39—Global Health Security: Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Global Health Threats
    • Chapter 40—A Look Back at Progress since the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic
    • Part 5: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 41—Glossary of Terms Associated with Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics
    • Chapter 42—Directory of Organizations