Challenges in Infectious Diseases
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This next volume in the series will provide up to date Information and discussion on future approach to control several challenging Infectious Disease worldwide. The past decade has been highlighted by numerous advances in research of medical scientific knowledge. medical technology and the biological and diagnostic techniques-but somewhat less dramatic changes or improvement in management of medical conditions. This volume will address some of the emerging issues, challenges, and controversies in Infectious Diseases.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 17.53mm | 5,037g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2013 ed.
  • XII, 320 p.
  • 1489999957
  • 9781489999955

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This latest volume in the Emerging Infectious Diseases of the 21st Century series provides timely information and discussions on future approaches to controlling various infectious disease worldwide. Challenges in Infectious Diseases addresses numerous advances in medical-scientific knowledge, medical technology and biological and diagnostic techniques over the past decade.

However recent developments have provided less dramatic changes or improvements in management of medical conditions. This volume will address some of the emerging issues, challenges, and controversies of infectious diseases facing the global community today.
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Table of contents

Preface.- HIV Epidemic.- Multidrug-resistant Bacteria: The Emerging Crisis.- Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Global Challenge.- Urbanization and Infectious Diseases: General Principles, Historical Perspectives, and Contemporary Challenges.- Challenges in enteric epidemics from Cholera to malnutrition and cognitive development: barometers of inadequate water sanitation.- Challenges in control and eradication of malaria.- Lymphatic filariasis: progress and challenges in the move toward elimination.- Leishmaniasis: Challenges in the control and eradication.- Challenges in controlling and eliminating Schistosomiasis.- Dengue Infections.- Index.
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