Written by leaders in medicine and veterinary medicine, this compact volume is a practical, up-to-date resource for information and recommendations on potential and actual rabies cases. Useful for medical, veterinary, and public health personnel, it helps you quickly determine the correct steps to follow regarding a possible rabies exposure, including assessing the situation, determining diagnosis and treatment options, and answering questions from patients and clients about the virus. Clear, concise explanations and illustrations ensure that you have the most up-to-date information available at your fingertips in time-sensitive situations.
Background and Rabies Basics: Factors to Consider in Exposure Evaluations
2. Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Rabies
3. Rabies Epidemiology and Associated Animals
4. Laboratory Testing
5. Common Myths and Legends of Rabies
Section Two: Clinical Considerations of Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis and Prevention
6. Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How
7. Assessment of Potential Exposure Scenarios
8. Education and Prevention Tips
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- 20th March 2019
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Texas Department of State Health Services, Zoonosis Control Branch, Austin, Texas, United States.
College of Health Professions, Clinical Laboratory Science Program, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, United States.
Private Consultant, Bertram, Texas, United States.
Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.