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Disease : Identification, Prevention and Control - 3rd edition

Disease : Identification, Prevention and Control (ISBN10: 0072844051; ISBN13: 9780072844054)
ISBN13: 978-0072844054
ISBN10: 0072844051

Summary: This text presents current information about infectious and non-infectious diseases and their histories, from a nonclinical point of view; it is written to support the needs of health education students and professionals, rather than clinicians. Including an overview of the principles of disease occurrence and of the body's defenses, it provides key details and stimulating information regarding the body's vulnerability to disease.

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  • This thoroughly updated edition includes new and updated coverage of new or emerging diseases and health threats, such as SARS, Hantavirus, West Nile Virus, Ebola, and diseases that relate to bioterrorism. Revised chapter pedagogy includes behavioral objectives listed at the beginning of each chapter, as well as critical thinking questions added to the case studies.
  • The revised companion website now features instructor and student resources, including a Student's Guide offering a review question for every question on the test.
  • All of the lists of "Suggested Reading" have been lengthened, and a separate list of Internet resources has been added to each chapter. The suggested readings are selected from the latest entries in professional journals dealing with each disease.
  • The revised illustration program includes updated line drawings and an insert with full-color illustrations of key images.
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Summary: This text presents current information about infectious and non-infectious diseases and their histories, from a nonclinical point of view; it is written to support the needs of health education students and professionals, rather than clinicians. Including an overview of the principles of disease occurrence and of the body's defenses, it provides key details and stimulating information regarding the body's vulnerability to disease.

New Features
  • This thoroughly updated edition includes new and updated coverage of new or emerging diseases and health threats, such as SARS, Hantavirus, West Nile Virus, Ebola, and diseases that relate to bioterrorism. Revised chapter pedagogy includes behavioral objectives listed at the beginning of each chapter, as well as critical thinking questions added to the case studies.
  • The revised companion website now features instructor and student resources, including a Student's Guide offering a review question for every question on the test.
  • All of the lists of "Suggested Reading" have been lengthened, and a separate list of Internet resources has been added to each chapter. The suggested readings are selected from the latest entries in professional journals dealing with each disease.
  • The revised illustration program includes updated line drawings and an insert with full-color illustrations of key images.
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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