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Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter looks at different ways that infectious diseases can be classified. The classification of infectious diseases based on disease state or organism by which they are best identified or the main methods of transmission is described. Disease control methods are discussed, including vector...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skin infections.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., vaccination), treatment (e.g., drug therapy, supportive therapy) and surveillance of skin infections such as...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter discusses the principles of infectious disease control directed at either the agent, the route of transmission, the host or the social and physical environment. Control methods such as vaccination, environmental control (hygiene, sanitation, protection of foods, water supply, proper...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notification and health regulations.

This chapter enumerates the notifiable infectious diseases subject to the international and national health regulations. Some suggestions to set up a surveillance system for diseases of international or national importance, the vaccination requirements for international travel, and the health...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Communicable disease theory.

The previous chapter attempted to unify communicable diseases into basic units, the agent, a route of transmission to a host, and the way the environment influenced the outcome. This chapter looks at interactions between these various elements in an analytical way, by discussing the following...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notification and health regulations.

Because of the serious nature of the disease or the ease by which it is transmitted, some diseases are notified. Individual countries will have their own priorities as to which diseases these should be, whereas international agreement specifies certain diseases which must be notified to other...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, safe water supply), treatment (e.g., oral rehydration, drug therapy) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter discusses the organism, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, wearing protective footwear), treatment (e.g., drug therapy) and surveillance...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections.

This chapter covers airborne-transmitted infections that present as diseases of the respiratory system as well as diseases of other systems of the body that are transmitted by the airborne route. It discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases transmitted via body fluids.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., contact tracing, health education, use of condoms, screening, use of disposable needles and syringes,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter