Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

2nd Edition - January 1, 1967

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  • Authors: A. Melvin Ramsay, Ronald T. D. Emond
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483192840

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Infectious Diseases, Second Edition furnishes the basic facts regarding the common infections encountered in the British Isles. The infectious diseases covered in this edition include varicella and herpes zoster, smallpox, tetanus, measles, mumps, influenza, and acute respiratory disease. The poliomyelitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, malaria, tuberculosis, cytomegalic inclusion disease, and rabies are also discussed. This book likewise deliberates the host-parasite relationship, control of infection in hospitals, sterilization and disinfection, pyrexia of undetermined origin (PUO), and public health law. This publication is valuable not only to clinicians but also to epidemiologists, microbiologists and community physicians whose work is connected with the many problems in the field of acute medicine.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter I The Host-Parasite Relationship

    Chapter II Rashes

    Chapter III Herpes Simplex Virus Infections

    Chapter IV Cytomegalovirus Infections

    Chapter V Infectious Mononucleosis

    Chapter VII Varicella and Herpes Zoster

    Chapter VIII Smallpox (Variola)

    Chapter IX Vaccinia and Vaccination

    Chapter IX Rubella

    Chapter X Measles

    Chapter XI Mumps

    Chapter XII Influenza

    Chapter XIII Acute Respiratory Disease

    Chapter XIV Virus Infections of the Central Nervous System

    Chapter XV Poliomyelitis

    Chapter XVI Coxsackie and Echo Virus Infections

    Chapter XVII Benign Myalgie Eneephalomyelitis (Epidemic Neuromyasthenia)

    Chapter XVIII Virus Hepatitis

    Chapter XIX Roseola Infantum

    Chapter XX Bacterial Meningitis

    Chapter XXI Streptococcal Infections

    Chapter XXII Staphylococcal Infections

    Chapter XXIII Diphtheria

    Chapter XXIV Tuberculosis

    Chapter XXV Tetanus

    Chapter XXVI Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

    Chapter XXVII Gastro-Enteritis

    Chapter XXVIII Bacillary Dysentery

    Chapter XXIX Food Poisoning

    Chapter XXX Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever

    Chapter XXXI Cholera

    Chapter XXXII Brucellosis

    Chapter XXXIII Anthrax

    Chapter XXXIV Leptospirosis

    Chapter XXXV Toxoplasmosis

    Chapter XXXVI Cat Scratch Disease

    Chapter XXXVII Rabies

    Chapter XXXVIII Malaria

    Chapter XXXIX Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    Chapter XL Chemotherapy

    Chapter XLI Immunization

    Chapter XLII Control of Infection in Hospital

    Chapter XLIII Sterilization and Disinfection

    Chapter XLIV Pyrexia of Undetermined Origin (PUO)

    Chapter XLV Laboratory Investigations

    Chapter XLVI Public Health Law


Product details

  • No. of pages: 414
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1978
  • Published: January 1, 1967
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483192840

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A. Melvin Ramsay

Ronald T. D. Emond

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