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Communicable diseases: a global perspective.

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Description

This completely updated and revised 5th edition, which consists of 20 chapters, provides a comprehensive account of various types of infectious diseases and their modes of transmission, epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations, as well as an overview of the major diseases established, new and emerging. An integrated eBook is available for online use or download to a desktop, tablet or smartphone. The book provides an essential resource for all those in public health and medical science, and for healthcare workers needing a comprehensive yet concise practical text.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Elements of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 23) Communicable disease theory. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 34) Control principles and methods. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 60) Control strategy and organization. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 77) Notification and health regulations. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 81) Classification of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 84) Diseases of poor hygiene. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 95) Faecal-oral diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 116) Food-borne diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 132) Diseases of soil contact. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 142) Diseases of water contact. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 151) Skin infections. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 162) Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 185) Diseases transmitted via body fluids. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 204) Insect-borne diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 252) Ectoparasite zoonoses. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 273) Domestic and synanthropic zoonoses. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 289) Pregnancy and infection. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 302) New and emerging diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 313) List of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.