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.
This note explains the following
topics: Classifications, Modes of Spread and Infection, and Properties of
Agents, Human Immune Response, Serologic Testing for Infectious Agents,
HIV/AIDS, Modeling Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis, Respiratory Infections,
Diarrheal Diseases, and Influenza, Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases, Parasitic
Diseases, Viral Hepatitis A, B and C, Arboviral Diseases, Sexually Transmitted
Infections, Infectious Disease Interventions or Vaccines.
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.
explains the following topics: Septic Shock, Hematopoietic or Lymphoreticular
Infections, Gastrointestinal Infections, Respiratory Tract Infections,
Cardiovascular Infections, Genitourinary Tract Infections, Bone and Joint
Infections, Central Nervous System Infections.
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.
The blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases has
been published by the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit Victorian
Department of Health, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention
and control of infectious diseases.