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"Provides basic consumer health information about the transmission and treatment of diseases spread from person to person, along with facts about prevention, self-care, and drug resistance. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.

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Other Authors: Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck.
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Language:English
Published:Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2010.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:Health reference series (Unnumbered)
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245 0 0 |a Contagious diseases sourcebook :  |b basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person ... /  |c edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon. 
250 |a 2nd ed. 
260 |a Detroit, MI :  |b Omnigraphics,  |c c2010. 
300 |a xviii, 667 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
490 1 |a Health reference series 
520 |a "Provides basic consumer health information about the transmission and treatment of diseases spread from person to person, along with facts about prevention, self-care, and drug resistance. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Preface -- Part 1: What You Need To Know About Germs -- 1: Understanding microbes (germs) -- 1-1: What are microbes? -- 1-2: Microbes can cause different kinds of infections -- 1-3: Preventing microbial diseases -- 1-4: General symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of microbial diseases -- 2: Immune system and its response to infection -- 3: Immunodeficiency and contagious diseases -- 4: Transmission of contagious disease -- 4-1: Transmission of microbes that cause contagious disease -- 4-2: Preventing the transmission of sexually transmitted disease -- 4-3: Risk of infectious disease from blood transfusion -- 4-4: Contagious disease transmission on airplanes and cruise ships -- 5: Screening internationally adopted children for contagious diseases -- 6: Bioterrorism: disease used as a weapon -- 6-1: Bioterrorism overview -- 6-2: Strategic national stockpile of medicine -- 6-3: US preparedness for health emergencies from diseases, disasters, and bio terrorism -- 7: US nationally notifiable infectious diseases: protecting the public health -- Part 2: Types Of Contagious Diseases -- 8: Adenovirus -- 9: Amebiasis -- 10: Chancroid -- 11: Chickenpox (varicella) and shingles -- 12: Chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) -- 13: Clostridium difficile infection -- 14: Common cold: rhinoviruses, coronaviruses, and others -- 15: Conjunctivitis (pinkeye) -- 16: Coxsackievirus infections -- 17: Cryptosporidiosis -- 18: Diphtheria -- 19: Epstein-Barr virus and infectious mononucleosis -- 20: Fifth disease (parvovirus B19) -- 21: Genital herpes -- 22: Gonorrhea -- 23: Hand, foot, and mouth disease -- 24: Hansen disease (leprosy) -- 25: Hepatitis: a through e and beyond -- 26: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- 27: Human papillomavirus (HPV) -- 28: Impetigo -- 29: Influenza -- 29-1: Seasonal flu -- 29-2: Pandemic flu -- 29-3: H1N1 flu (swine flu) -- 30: Lice -- 30-1: Body lice -- 30-2: Head lice -- 30-3: Public lice -- 31: Measles -- 32: Meningitis -- 33: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) -- 34: Mumps -- 35: Non-polio enterovirus -- 36: Norovirus -- 37: Pinworms -- 38: Pneumonia -- 39: Polio -- 40: Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection -- 41: Rubella -- 42: Scabies -- 43: Shigellosis -- 44: Smallpox -- 45: Staph infections: Group A -- 45-1: Staphylococcal infections -- 45-2: Staphylococcus aureus and pregnancy -- 45-3: Vancomycin-intermediate/resistance S Aureus (VISA/VRSA) -- 46: Streptococcal infections: Group A -- 46-1: Strep throat -- 46-2: Scarlet fever -- 46-3: Severe/invasive group A streptococcal (GAS) disease -- 47: Streptococcal infections: Group B -- 47-1: Streptococcus pneumoniae -- 47-2: Group B strep in pregnancy and newborns -- 47-3: Late onset group B strep disease -- 47-4: Adult group B strep disease -- 48: Syphilis -- 49: Tinea infections (ringworm, jock itch, athlete's foot) -- 50: Trichomoniasis -- 51: Tuberculosis -- 52: Typhoid fever -- 53: Vaginal and reproductive tract infections -- 54: Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) -- 55: Whooping cough (pertussis) -- 
505 0 |a Part 3: Self-Treatment For Contagious Diseases -- 56: Self-care for colds or flu -- 56-1: What to do for colds and flu -- 56-2: Cold and flu guidelines: Myths and facts -- 56-3: Questions and answers about preventing seasonal flu -- 56-4: Taking care of yourself when you have seasonal flu -- 57: Sore throat care -- 58: Fever: what you can do -- 59: Mouth sores: causes and care -- 60: Over-the-counter (OTC) medications -- 60-1: OTC medications and how they work -- 60-2: Kids are not just small adults: tips on giving OTC medicine to children -- 60-3: Nonprescription cough and cold medicine use in children -- 61: Avoid drug interactions -- 62: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for contagious diseases -- 62-1: Discuss CAM use with your health care providers -- 62-2: Getting to know "friendly bacteria"-probiotics -- 62-3: Herbal supplements -- 62-4: Dietary supplements -- 62-5: CAM and hepatitis C -- Part 4: Medical Diagnosis And Treatment Of Contagious Diseases -- 63: Diagnostic tests for contagious diseases -- 63-1: Medical tests that diagnose infection -- 63-2: Rapid strep test -- 63-3: Testing for influenza, respiratory infections, and drug-resistant staph infections -- 63-4: Rapid and home tests for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) -- 64: Prescription medicines that treat contagious disease -- 65: Antibiotic safety -- 66: Antiviral drugs for seasonal flu -- 67: Antimicrobial (drug) resistance -- 68: Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance patterns and rates -- 69: Influenza antiviral drug resistance -- 70: Combating antibiotic resistance -- Part 5: Preventing Contagious Diseases -- 71: Handwashing prevents the spread of germs -- 72: Vaccines: what they are and how they work -- 73: Types of vaccines and vaccine strategies -- 74: Childhood immunizations: ten vaccines for fourteen diseases -- 75: Questions and answers about childhood vaccines -- 76: Facts about adolescent immunization -- 77: Adult immunization recommendations -- 78: Problems with vaccinations -- 79: Vaccine adverse event reporting system -- 80: Vaccination records -- 81: Vaccine misinformation may have tragic consequences -- 82: What would happen if we stopped vaccinations? -- 83: Preventing transmission of infections in hospitals and nursing homes -- 83-1: Tips for surgery patients to prevent antibiotic resistance -- 83-2: Health tips for visiting nursing homes and hospitals -- 83-3: Prevention and control of influenza in hospitals -- 84: Quarantine and isolation to control the spread of contagious diseases -- Part 6: Additional Help And Information -- 85: Glossary of terms related to contagious diseases -- 86: Directory of organizations with information about contagious diseases -- Index 
650 0 |a Communicable diseases  |v Popular works. 
650 1 2 |a Communicable Diseases  |v Popular Works. 
650 1 2 |a Communicable Diseases  |v Resource Guides. 
650 1 2 |a Vaccination  |v Popular Works 
650 1 2 |a Vaccination  |v Resource Guides. 
700 1 |a Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck. 
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