Key Features

    • UNIQUE! For each condition, specific steps human health care providers, veterinarians, and public health professionals must take to prevent and manage disease.
    • UNIQUE! Comparative tables of disease signs, diagnosis and treatment in humans and animals for easy reference.
    • UNIQUE! Guidelines to detect and improve environmental factors affecting the health of humans and animals.
    • Occupational health guidelines for preventive care of animal workers including veterinary personnel, farmers, pet store employees, and zoo workers.
    • Treatment of emerging disease issues including zoonoses, H1N1 virus, harmful algae blooms, and animal-related pesticides
    • UNIQUE! Sample protocols facilitate professional communication between veterinarians, human health clinicians, and public health professionals.
    • Legal and ethical aspects of "One Health" that human health providers and veterinarians need to know.

    Table of Contents

    1 The Convergence of Human and Animal Medicine

    Laura H. Kahn, Bruce Kaplan, Thomas P. Monath

    2 Legal and Ethical Issues in Human-Animal Medicine

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    3 Establishing a New Approach to Clinical Health History

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    4 Sentinel Disease Signs and Symptoms

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    5 Psychosocial and Therapeutic Aspects of Human-Animal Interaction

    Rebecca A. Johnson

    6 The Built Environment and Indoor Air Quality

    Clifford S. Mitchell, Carol Reinero, Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti, Judy Sparer

    7 Allergic Conditions

    Carol Reinero, Clifford S. Mitchell, Peter M. Rabinowitz

    8 Toxic Exposures

    Healthy Homes

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Carbon Monoxide (CO)

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Lead

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Pesticides

    Lisa A. Conti, Peter M. Rabinowitz

    Envenomations

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs)

    Julia Zaias, Lorraine C. Backer, Lora E. Fleming

    9 Zoonoses

    Overview

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Anthrax

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Bartonella Infections

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Brucellosis

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Campylobacteriosis

    Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti

    Chlamydophila Psittaci and Related Infections

    Peter M. Rabino

    Details

    No. of pages:
    432
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416068372
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437711868

    About the editors

    Peter Rabinowitz

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Clinical Services, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

    Lisa Conti

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, Division of Environmental Health, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL