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Infectious Diseases - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780433093107, 9781483192840

Infectious Diseases

2nd Edition

Authors: A. Melvin Ramsay Ronald T. D. Emond
eBook ISBN: 9781483192840
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1967
Page Count: 414
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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



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A. Melvin Ramsay

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