Disease: Identification, Prevention and Control / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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: Introduction1. The History of Disease2. Principles of Disease Occurrence3. Cells, Aging , and the Immune System
Unit 2: Infectious Diseases4. Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Route5. Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary Route6. Bacterial Infections Acquired through Skin, Mucosa, and Bloodstream from Human and Endogenous Sources7. Bacterial Diseases Acquired through Skin and Mucosa from Arthropod Vectors, Animal Sources, and the Soil8. Viral Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Route9. Viral Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary and Other Routes10. Diseases Caused by Fungi11. Diseases Caused by Protozoa and Metazoa
Unit 3: Chronic Diseases and Disorders12. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease 13. Cancers with the Highest Fatality Rates14. Other Cancers15. Chronic Respiratory, Digestive, and Excretory Diseases16. Chronic Skin and Musculoskeletal Disorders17. Sensory, Nervous, and Endocrine Disorders18. Genetic and Pediatric Disorders