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Disease : Identification, Prevention, and Control

ISBN-10: 0801663644
ISBN-13: 9780801663642
Edition: 1st 1994
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List price: $45.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.27" wide x 10.24" long
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Preface
The History of Diseasep. 2
The Prehistory of Diseasep. 3
Ancient Civilizations: Theories of Disease Causationp. 4
Greece: The Teachings of Hippocratesp. 6
Rome: The Concept of Public Healthp. 7
The Teachings of Galenp. 9
The Middle Ages: War, Religion, and Diseasep. 9
The Renaissance: da Vinci, Vesalius, Galileo, and the Microscopep. 11
The Seventeenth Century: Advances in Understanding Diseasep. 13
The Eighteenth Century: Vaccinationp. 15
The Nineteenth Century: Pasteur, Lister, Koch, and the Germ Theoryp. 16
The Twentieth Century: "Wonder" Drugs and New Epidemics; Technology and Techniquesp. 21
A New Focus: Noninfectious Diseasesp. 24
Principles of Disease Occurrencep. 29
Four Theories of Disease Causationp. 30
Terminology to Describe Disease Occurrencep. 31
Epidemiologic Theory of Disease Occurrencep. 32
Disease Agents for Infectious Diseasesp. 32
Disease Agents for Noninfectious Diseasep. 37
Host Resistance to Infectious Diseasep. 43
Host Resistance to Noninfectious Diseasep. 44
Environment and Diseasep. 46
Chain of Infectionp. 46
Stages of Diseasep. 47
The Body's Defenses: Immunity and Immune Disordersp. 52
Natural Nonspecific Immunityp. 53
Acquired Immunityp. 63
Immune Disordersp. 74
Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Routep. 86
Respiratory Diseases and Disordersp. 87
Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary Routep. 110
Campylobacter Enteritisp. 122
Cholerap. 123
Typhoid Feverp. 125
Brucellosisp. 127
Bacterial Infections Acquired through Skin, Mucosa, and Bloodstream from Human and Endogenous Sourcesp. 133
Folliculitis, Furuncles (Boils), and Carbunclesp. 134
Osteomyelitisp. 136
Toxic Shock Syndromep. 137
Impetigop. 138
Conjunctivitisp. 140
Meningitisp. 141
Endocarditisp. 142
Leprosyp. 143
Syphilisp. 146
Gonorrheap. 152
Chlamydia Genital Infectionsp. 154
Bacterial Diseases Acquired through Skin and Mucosa from Arthropod Vectors, Animal Sources, and the Soilp. 161
Pathogenic Bacterial Reservoirs and Zoonosesp. 162
Anthraxp. 162
Tularemiap. 165
Leptospirosisp. 167
Tetanusp. 169
Lyme Diseasep. 172
Typhus Feverp. 176
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Tickborne Typhus)p. 177
Plaguep. 179
Viral Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Routep. 187
The Common Coldp. 188
Influenzap. 190
Infectious Mononucleosisp. 192
Varicella (Chickenpox)p. 194
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)p. 197
Measles (Rubeola, Red Measles, Hard Measles)p. 199
Rubella (German Measles, Three-Day Measles)p. 201
Smallpoxp. 203
Mumps (Infectious Parotitis)p. 204
Viral Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary and Other Routesp. 211
Poliomyelitis (Infantile Paralysis, Polio)p. 212
Viral Hepatitisp. 216
Rabies (Hydrophobia)p. 219
Encephalitisp. 224
Herpes Simplexp. 225
Wartsp. 227
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS, HIV Infection)p. 229
Diseases Caused by Fungip. 244
Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)p. 245
Histoplasmosis (Spelunker's Disease)p. 246
Candidiasis (Moniliasis, Thrush)p. 248
Dermatophytoses (Tinea)p. 250
Diseases Caused by Protozoa and Metazoap. 259
Giardiasisp. 260
Amebiasis (Amebic Dysentery)p. 262
Toxoplasmosisp. 263
Malariap. 265
Enterobiasis (Pinworm Infection)p. 268
Ascariasis (Roundworm Infection)p. 269
Trichinosisp. 271
Hookworm Diseasep. 273
Taeniasis (Tapeworm Disease)p. 274
Scabiesp. 276
Pediculosisp. 277
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseasep. 286
Physiology of the Cardiovascular Systemp. 287
Conduction Systemp. 291
Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseasesp. 292
Types of Cardiovascular Diseasep. 293
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)p. 300
Myocardial Infarct (Heart Attack)p. 304
Rheumatic Heart Diseasep. 305
Congestive Heart Failurep. 305
Thrombophlebitisp. 307
Varicose Veinsp. 308
Congenital Heart Defectsp. 309
Cerebrovascular Diseasep. 311
Cancers with the Highest Fatality Ratesp. 321
Cancer Terminologyp. 322
Identification of Cancer by Tissuep. 327
Cancer Cellsp. 327
Predisposing Factorsp. 328
The Deadliest Cancersp. 333
Lung Cancerp. 333
Colorectal Cancerp. 336
Breast Cancerp. 338
Prostate Cancerp. 341
Pancreatic Cancerp. 343
Lymphatic Cancerp. 344
Stomach Cancerp. 347
Leukemiap. 348
Ovarian Cancerp. 349
Other Cancersp. 357
Liver Cancerp. 359
Cancer of the Central Nervous Systemp. 360
Kidney Cancerp. 361
Uterine Cancer (Corpus or Body of Uterus)p. 362
Cervical Cancer (Neck of Uterus)p. 363
Esophageal Cancerp. 364
Bladder Cancerp. 365
Multiple Myelomap. 366
Skin Cancerp. 367
Oral Cancerp. 369
Laryngeal Cancerp. 370
Bone Cancerp. 372
Thyroid Cancerp. 373
Testicular Cancerp. 373
Chronic Respiratory, Digestive, and Excretory Diseasesp. 381
Respiratory Diseasesp. 382
Digestive Disordersp. 386
Excretory Disordersp. 395
Chronic Skin and Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 407
Skin Disordersp. 408
Disorders of the Musculoskeletal Systemp. 413
Sensory, Nervous, and Endocrine Disordersp. 433
Eye Disordersp. 434
Ear Disordersp. 439
Nervous System Disordersp. 442
Endocrine Disordersp. 450
Genetic and Pediatric Disordersp. 460
Genes and Genetic Disordersp. 461
Autosomal Dominant Disorderp. 467
Autosomal Recessive Disordersp. 468
X-Linked Recessive Disorderp. 472
Chromosomal Abnormalitiesp. 474
Common Disorders in Infants and Childrenp. 477
Glossaryp. 489
Creditsp. 497
Indexp. 499
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