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The Resource Contagious diseases sourcebook : basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person through direct physical contact, airborne transmissions, sexual contact, or contact with blood or other body fluids, including pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal diseases, colds, ebola, HIV, influenza, tuberculosis, Zika Virus, and others ; along with facts about self-care and over-the-counter medications, antibiotics and drug resistance, disease prevention, vaccines, and bioterrorism, a glossary, and a directory of resources for more information

Contagious diseases sourcebook : basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person through direct physical contact, airborne transmissions, sexual contact, or contact with blood or other body fluids, including pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal diseases, colds, ebola, HIV, influenza, tuberculosis, Zika Virus, and others ; along with facts about self-care and over-the-counter medications, antibiotics and drug resistance, disease prevention, vaccines, and bioterrorism, a glossary, and a directory of resources for more information

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Contagious diseases sourcebook : basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person through direct physical contact, airborne transmissions, sexual contact, or contact with blood or other body fluids, including pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal diseases, colds, ebola, HIV, influenza, tuberculosis, Zika Virus, and others ; along with facts about self-care and over-the-counter medications, antibiotics and drug resistance, disease prevention, vaccines, and bioterrorism, a glossary, and a directory of resources for more information
Title
Contagious diseases sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person through direct physical contact, airborne transmissions, sexual contact, or contact with blood or other body fluids, including pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal diseases, colds, ebola, HIV, influenza, tuberculosis, Zika Virus, and others ; along with facts about self-care and over-the-counter medications, antibiotics and drug resistance, disease prevention, vaccines, and bioterrorism, a glossary, and a directory of resources for more information
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides basic consumer health information about the transmission and treatment of diseases spread from person to person, along with facts about prevention, self-care, and drug resistance. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.9
Index
index present
LC call number
RC113
LC item number
.C664 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Health reference series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Communicable diseases
Label
Contagious diseases sourcebook : basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person through direct physical contact, airborne transmissions, sexual contact, or contact with blood or other body fluids, including pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal diseases, colds, ebola, HIV, influenza, tuberculosis, Zika Virus, and others ; along with facts about self-care and over-the-counter medications, antibiotics and drug resistance, disease prevention, vaccines, and bioterrorism, a glossary, and a directory of resources for more information
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. What you need to know about germs. Understanding microbes (germs) ; The immune system and its functions ; Immunodeficiency and contagious diseases ; Common variable immune deficiency ; Transmission of contagious diseases ; Screening internationally adopted children for contagious diseases ; Bioterrorism: disease used as a weapon ; Nationally notifiable infectious diseases : protecting the public health -- pt. II. Types of contagious diseases. Adenovirus ; Amebiasis ; Chancroid ; Chickenpox (Varicella) ; Chlamydia and Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) ; Cholera ; Clostridium difficile infection ; Common cold ; Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye) ; Coxsackievirus infections ; Cryptosporidiosis ; Diphtheria ; Ebola ; Epstein-Barr Virus and infectious Mononucleosis ; Fifth Disease (Parvovirus B19) ; Genital Herpes ; Gonorrhea ; Hand, Foot, and Mouth Diseases ; Hepatitis: A through E and beyond ; Hib Disease ; Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ; Human Papillomavirus (HPV) ; Impetigo ; Influenza ; Lice ; Measles ; Meningitis ; Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ;. Mumps ; Non-Polio Enterovirus ; Norovirus ; Pinworms ; Pneumonia ; Polio ; Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection ; Rubella ; Scabies ; Shigellosis ; Shingles ; Staph Infections : Group A ; Streptococcal Infections : Group A ; Streptococcal Infections : Group B ; Syphilis ; Tinea Infections (Ringworm, Jock Itch, Athlete's Foot) ; Trichomoniasis ; Tuberculosis ; Typhoid Fever ; Vaginal and Reproductive Tract Infections ; Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) ; Whooping Cough (Pertussis) ; Zika Virus --
  • pt. III. Self-treatment for contagious diseases. Self-care for colds or flu ; Sore throat care ; Fever: what you can do ; Over-the-counter (OTC) medications ; Avoid drug Interactions ; Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for contagious diseases -- pt. IV. Medical diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases. Diagnostic tests for contagious diseases ; Prescription medicines that treat contagious diseases ; Antimicrobial (drug) resistance ; Influenza antiviral drug resistance ; Combating antibiotic resistance ; Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance patterns and rates -- pt. V. Preventing contagious diseases. Handwashing prevents the spread of germs ; Vaccines : what they are and how they work ; Types of vaccines and vaccine strategies ; Childhood immunizations: ten vaccines for fourteen diseases ; Questions and answers about childhood vaccines ; Facts about adolescent immunization ; Adult immunization recommendations ; Problems with vaccinations ; Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) ; Vaccination records ; Vaccine misinformation may have tragic consequences ; What would happen if we stopped vaccinations? ; Preventing transmission of infections in hospitals and nursing homes ; Quarantine and isolation to control the spread of contagious diseases -- pt. VI. Additional help and information. Glossary of terms related to contagious diseases Directory of organizations that provide information about contagious diseases
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xvii, 666 pages
Isbn
9780780814882
Lccn
2016034737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn955275241
  • (OCoLC)955275241
Label
Contagious diseases sourcebook : basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person through direct physical contact, airborne transmissions, sexual contact, or contact with blood or other body fluids, including pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal diseases, colds, ebola, HIV, influenza, tuberculosis, Zika Virus, and others ; along with facts about self-care and over-the-counter medications, antibiotics and drug resistance, disease prevention, vaccines, and bioterrorism, a glossary, and a directory of resources for more information
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. What you need to know about germs. Understanding microbes (germs) ; The immune system and its functions ; Immunodeficiency and contagious diseases ; Common variable immune deficiency ; Transmission of contagious diseases ; Screening internationally adopted children for contagious diseases ; Bioterrorism: disease used as a weapon ; Nationally notifiable infectious diseases : protecting the public health -- pt. II. Types of contagious diseases. Adenovirus ; Amebiasis ; Chancroid ; Chickenpox (Varicella) ; Chlamydia and Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) ; Cholera ; Clostridium difficile infection ; Common cold ; Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye) ; Coxsackievirus infections ; Cryptosporidiosis ; Diphtheria ; Ebola ; Epstein-Barr Virus and infectious Mononucleosis ; Fifth Disease (Parvovirus B19) ; Genital Herpes ; Gonorrhea ; Hand, Foot, and Mouth Diseases ; Hepatitis: A through E and beyond ; Hib Disease ; Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ; Human Papillomavirus (HPV) ; Impetigo ; Influenza ; Lice ; Measles ; Meningitis ; Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ;. Mumps ; Non-Polio Enterovirus ; Norovirus ; Pinworms ; Pneumonia ; Polio ; Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection ; Rubella ; Scabies ; Shigellosis ; Shingles ; Staph Infections : Group A ; Streptococcal Infections : Group A ; Streptococcal Infections : Group B ; Syphilis ; Tinea Infections (Ringworm, Jock Itch, Athlete's Foot) ; Trichomoniasis ; Tuberculosis ; Typhoid Fever ; Vaginal and Reproductive Tract Infections ; Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) ; Whooping Cough (Pertussis) ; Zika Virus --
  • pt. III. Self-treatment for contagious diseases. Self-care for colds or flu ; Sore throat care ; Fever: what you can do ; Over-the-counter (OTC) medications ; Avoid drug Interactions ; Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for contagious diseases -- pt. IV. Medical diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases. Diagnostic tests for contagious diseases ; Prescription medicines that treat contagious diseases ; Antimicrobial (drug) resistance ; Influenza antiviral drug resistance ; Combating antibiotic resistance ; Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance patterns and rates -- pt. V. Preventing contagious diseases. Handwashing prevents the spread of germs ; Vaccines : what they are and how they work ; Types of vaccines and vaccine strategies ; Childhood immunizations: ten vaccines for fourteen diseases ; Questions and answers about childhood vaccines ; Facts about adolescent immunization ; Adult immunization recommendations ; Problems with vaccinations ; Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) ; Vaccination records ; Vaccine misinformation may have tragic consequences ; What would happen if we stopped vaccinations? ; Preventing transmission of infections in hospitals and nursing homes ; Quarantine and isolation to control the spread of contagious diseases -- pt. VI. Additional help and information. Glossary of terms related to contagious diseases Directory of organizations that provide information about contagious diseases
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xvii, 666 pages
Isbn
9780780814882
Lccn
2016034737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn955275241
  • (OCoLC)955275241

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