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Cover for Elements of communicable diseases.

This chapter introduces basic concepts in the study of communicable diseases, highlighting key factors involved in infectious disease occurrence, i.e., agent, transmission, host, environment.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter discusses general principles and various strategies relevant to the control of infectious diseases, including those related to vaccination/immunization, environmental control, vector control, and mass drug administration.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notification and health regulations.

This chapter provides an overview on international notification requirements for infectious diseases, as well as a discussion on the minimal vaccination requirements for international travel.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of infectious diseases related to poor hygiene, including those of scabies, lice infestations, dermatophytoses,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of soil-related infectious diseases, including those for trichuriasis, ascariasis, hookworm infestation,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skin infections.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of several important skin infections, including those for varicella, measles, rubella, mumps, streptococcal infections, ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New and emerging diseases.

This chapter provides brief discussions on new and emerging infectious diseases of great public health importance, such as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, avian influenza, animal poxes, bat-transmitted diseases, arboviral infections, and potential bioterrorism agents.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Maternal and perinatal health in developing countries.

The promotion of maternal health and mortality reduction is of worldwide importance, and constitutes a vital part of the UN Millennium Development Goals. The highest maternal mortality rates are in developing countries, where global and regional initiatives are needed to improve the systems and...

Author(s)
Hussein, J.; McCaw-Binns, A.; Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter reviews the main principles and methods for the control of infectious diseases. These control principles revolve around the agent, route of transmission, host, and environment. The types of control methods described in this chapter include vaccination, environmental control (e.g....

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

The diseases of poor hygiene arise from direct contact of the skin, conjunctiva or mucous membrane. This chapter focus on the 3 groups of disease in this category: skin diseases, the tropical treponematoses, and eye diseases. The skin diseases include scabies, lice infestation, the superficial...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter

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