ISBN-10:
0072844051
ISBN-13:
2900072844053
Pub. Date:
08/03/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Disease: Identification, Prevention and Control / Edition 3

Disease: Identification, Prevention and Control / Edition 3

by Barbara P Hamann

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900072844053
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 08/03/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Dr. Hamann recently retired as Coordinator of Academic Programs in Health at the UW-Superior and has a PhD from the University of Minnesota in School Health Education with a minor in Public Health. She has over 30 years of experience teaching health education and introduced a course at the UW – Superior on infectious and non-infectious diseases for students who are going into education, corporate health promotion or Community Health.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction

1. The History of Disease

2. Principles of Disease Occurrence

3. Cells, Aging , and the Immune System
Unit 2: Infectious Diseases

4. Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Route

5. Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary Route

6. Bacterial Infections Acquired through Skin, Mucosa, and Bloodstream from Human and Endogenous Sources

7. Bacterial Diseases Acquired through Skin and Mucosa from Arthropod Vectors, Animal Sources, and the Soil

8. Viral Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Route

9. Viral Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary and Other Routes

10. Diseases Caused by Fungi

11. Diseases Caused by Protozoa and Metazoa
Unit 3: Chronic Diseases and Disorders

12. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

13. Cancers with the Highest Fatality Rates

14. Other Cancers

15. Chronic Respiratory, Digestive, and Excretory Diseases

16. Chronic Skin and Musculoskeletal Disorders

17. Sensory, Nervous, and Endocrine Disorders

18. Genetic and Pediatric Disorders
Glossary
Credits
Index

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