The intent of the course is
to provide a background into the clinical and pathophysiologic aspects of
infectious disease of organ systems. Topics covered includes: Approach to
Infectious Diseases, Fever, Vaccines and Passive Immunotherapy, Skin and Soft
Tissue Infections, Bacteremia and Infective Endocarditis, Acute and Chronic
Menigitis, Bone and Join, Urinary Tract, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Viral
Meningitis and Encephalitis.
This note has been
written with the aim of developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses
and midwives regarding infections and infectious diseases and their prevention
and control. The manual comprises seven modules. Each module is in two parts:
theory and practice, with opportunities for self-assessment through learning
activities and a workbook.
Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the Borrelia
type which is spread by ticks. This book deals mostly with the molecular biology
of the Lyme disease agent orrelia burgdorferi. It has been written by experts in
the relevant field and is tailored to the need of researchers, advanced students
of biology, molecular biology, molecular genetics of microorganism.
are the world’s greatest killers that present one of the most significant
health and security challenges facing the global community.This book gives a
comprehensive overview of recent trends in infectious diseases, as well as
general concepts of infections, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment,
epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of
infectious diseases, highlighting the ongoing issues, recent advances, with
future directions in diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies.
is transmitted among humans by female mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. The
originality of this book is to offer the latest compilation on various
research, new concepts, paradigms and innovative approaches for the control of
anophelines using state-of-the-art methodologies and analysis. The 24
chapters, written by internationally recognized experts from 5 continents,
cover the rich landscape for the understanding of Anopheles mosquitoes and the
development of more effective weapons to control the vector of malaria.
This note explains the following topics: immunity and how vaccines
work, Storage, distribution and disposal of vaccines, immunisation procedures,
immunisation by nurses and other healthcare professionals, infectious diseases,
vaccinations and vaccines.
Author(s): Dr David Salisbury, Dr Mary Ramsay and Dr
This book covers the following
topics: Descriptive Epidemiology of Occupational Infections of Laboratory
Workers, Safe Handling of Infectious Agents, Safe Disposal of Infectious
Laboratory Waste and Safety Management.
Author(s): The National
Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
This note explains the
following topics: Why a Children's Vaccine Initiative, Resources and Infrastructure, Vaccine Demand and
Supply, Investing in New and Improved Vaccines, Stages of Vaccine Development,
A Strategy to Enhance U.S. Participation in the Children's Vaccine Initiative,
Relevant Intellectual Property Rights Law, Public Health Service Act and
Regulatory Aspects of Vaccine Development.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine