Books in category Medical – Infectious Diseases

  • Cultures of Plague

    Cultures of Plague
    Cohn Jr.

    Cultures of Plague opens a new chapter in the history of medicine.

  • Food Sex and Salmonella

    Food, Sex and Salmonella
    David Waltner-Toews

    In this lively look at foodborne illnesses, David Waltner-Toews discusses food-related problems caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites, including death by puffer fish, rollicking tales of tapeworms, neurological problems brought on by …

  • Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases

    Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases
    Arch G. Mainous III, Claire Pomeroy

    Pathogens like Staphylococcus aureus are showing substantial prevalence of resistance to antibiotics. Thus, we think that given these developments, clinicians would welcome an updated version of this book.

  • Fungal Diseases

    Fungal Diseases:
    Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine

    Fungal diseases have contributed to death and disability in humans, triggered global wildlife extinctions and population declines, devastated agricultural crops, and altered forest ecosystem dynamics.

  • Zoonoses Infections Affecting Humans and Animals

    Zoonoses – Infections Affecting Humans and Animals
    Andreas Sing

    The book will cover the most important zoonoses with a public health impact and debate actual developments in this field from a One Health perspective.

  • Infection Management for Geriatrics in Long Term Care Facilities Second Edition

    Infection Management for Geriatrics in Long-Term Care Facilities, Second Edition
    Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Joseph G. Ouslander

    Offering an authoritative overview of all infection management protocols currently utilized by infectious disease specialists, geriatricians, and infection control practitioners, this Second Edition examines current strategies to diagnose, …

  • The Male Genitalia

    The Male Genitalia
    Manu Shah, Ariyaratne De Silva

    The rates of sexually transmitted infections are rising rapidly in many countries, including a dramatic increase in HIV infection and the recent resurgence of syphilis.Patients with genital disease often present to their general …

  • Microbial Evolution and Co Adaptation

    Microbial Evolution and Co-Adaptation:
    Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine

    The resulting workshop summary, Microbial Evolution and Co-Adaptation, demonstrates the extent to which conceptual and technological developments have, within a few short years, advanced our collective understanding of the microbiome, …

  • Ending the War Metaphor

    Ending the War Metaphor
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats

    Whatever the story, there is currently a "war" on infectious diseases. This war is simply the systematic search for the microbial "cause" of each disease, followed by the development of antimicrobial therapies.

  • Mass Vaccination Global Aspects Progress and Obstacles

    Mass Vaccination: Global Aspects – Progress and Obstacles
    Stanley A. Plotkin

    This volume emphasizes that vaccination is always both a matter of individual and community protection, and that massive public health efforts are often needed to control infectious diseases in the most effective manner.

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