Infectious Diseases Products

  • One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Holistic Approaches to Infectious Diseases

    Edited by Joshy K. S., Ann George, Mathew Sebastian, Oluwatobi Samuel Oluwafemi, Sabu Thomas

    This book takes a holistic approach to the prevention and control of infectious diseases from enteric pathogens, covering different concepts and approaches to address these challenging diseases, with special emphasis on HIV and AIDS. It examines several different approaches, such as ayurvedic,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Disease Surveillance

    Technological Contributions to Global Health Security

    Edited by David L. Blazes, Sheri H. Lewis

    Disease Surveillance: Technological Contributions to Global Health Security reminds us of the continued vulnerability of the world to contagious infections. The book presents examples of disease surveillance systems and evaluates promising advances as well as opportunities for new systems. It also…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 
    CRC Press

  • Clinical Tuberculosis

    A Practical Handbook

    Edited by Peter D O Davies, Ajit Lalvani, Muhunthan Thillai

    Clinical Tuberculosis: A Practical Handbook is a much-needed portable clinical reference providing practical guidance on key aspects of the disease. This pocket-sized book is a useful "how-to" handbook for the clinician managing patients with tuberculosis in either a well-resourced or…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    CRC Press

  • Phage Therapy

    By Oleg Tolmachov, Tanya Tolmachova

    Phage therapy is the treatment of diseases caused by bacterial infections, employing bacteriophages as anti-bacterial agents. This healing strategy is getting its second wind driven by advances in robotic screening and nanotechnology. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the topic with the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05

  • Infection Prevention and Control

    Perceptions and Perspectives

    Edited by Paul Elliott, Julie Storr, Annette Jeanes

    This book presents a variety of perceptions of and perspectives on infection prevention and control. In doing this, the chapters will reflect upon challenging and controversial new ways of looking at infection prevention and control aimed at generating both discussion and debate as well as…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21
    CRC Press

  • Medical Mycology

    Current Trends and Future Prospects

    Edited by Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi, Mahendra Rai

    The identification of medically important fungi has been an important area of study that warrants further extensive research. The use oftraditional and molecular methods of identification, provides new insights into differentiation of species and ultimately the line of treatment can be determined.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    CRC Press

  • International Studies (3 Volumes)

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    This set reissues three books by Sir Arthur Newsholme, first published in 1931. The volumes describe the circumstances of medical work in several European countries, at that time. Together, the books look at public administration, local and national, in relation to the prevention of…

    Hardback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

  • Laboratory Biorisk Management

    Biosafety and Biosecurity

    Edited by Reynolds M. Salerno, Jennifer Gaudioso

    Over the past two decades bioscience facilities worldwide have experienced multiple safety and security incidents, including many notable incidents at so-called "sophisticated facilities" in North America and Western Europe. This demonstrates that a system based solely on biosafety levels and…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    CRC Press

  • Modeling to Inform Infectious Disease Control

    By Niels G. Becker

    Effectively Assess Intervention Options for Controlling Infectious Diseases Our experiences with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and Ebola virus disease (EVD) remind us of the continuing need to be vigilant against the emergence of new infectious…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics

    By Deborah Johnston

    This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Part I shows that microeconomic approaches have found fertile ground in a public health approach that ‘blames’ individual…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

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