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Economic Opportunities and Benefits of Implementing One World-One Health Strategies for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention By James Newcomb
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Prepared on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada. Countries that adopt integrated approaches to health promotion and disease prevention for humans, domestic animals, and wildlife may be able... More > to reap significant net economic benefits compared with traditional approaches that are more fragmented and less effective. Emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals are imposing billions of dollars of economic damages to economies around the world. Prevention and management of disease outbreaks can play a significant role in a nation’s overall economic performance. For example, even though relatively few Canadians were infected by the 2003 SARS outbreak in Canada, the disease significantly affected the country’s overall economic performance in the second quarter of that year.< Less
Economic Opportunities and Benefits of Implementing One World-One Health Strategies for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention By James Newcomb
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Prepared on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada. Countries that adopt integrated approaches to health promotion and disease prevention for humans, domestic animals, and wildlife may be able... More > to reap significant net economic benefits compared with traditional approaches that are more fragmented and less effective. Emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals are imposing billions of dollars of economic damages to economies around the world. Prevention and management of disease outbreaks can play a significant role in a nation’s overall economic performance. For example, even though relatively few Canadians were infected by the 2003 SARS outbreak in Canada, the disease significantly affected the country’s overall economic performance in the second quarter of that year.< Less
"It's All In Your Head," Patient Stories From the Front Lines - Intimate Aspects of Chronic and Neuropsychiatric Lyme Disease (Standard Edition) By PJ Langhoff
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An important education on an epidemic illness that is affecting thousands of people across the globe. Insight into the politics, government, and medical denial surrounding Lyme disease, why patients... More > are ignored, and intimate stories from patients describing life with chronic illness no one will acknowledge. Topics include history, politics, co-infections, the "herxheimer" effect, "Munchausen's", patient responsibility, prevention, pediatric and geriatric infection, diagnostic testing explained and a half dozen personal stories from Lyme sufferers. Foreword by a leading expert in Lyme disease and infectious diseases Dr. Joseph Jemsek, MD, FACP HIV/AIDS/Lyme Specialist, ID/BC.Standard Edition. Color photos. 260 pages.< Less
"It's All In Your Head," Patient Stories from the Front Lines : Intimate Aspects of Chronic and Neuropsychiatric Lyme Disease (Standard Edition) By PJ Langhoff
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An important education on an epidemic illness that is affecting thousands of people across the globe. Insight into the politics, government, and medical denial surrounding Lyme disease, why patients... More > are ignored, and intimate stories from patients describing life with chronic illness no one will acknowledge. Topics include history, politics, co-infections, the "herxheimer" effect, "Munchausen's", patient responsibility, prevention, pediatric and geriatric infection, diagnostic testing explained and a half dozen personal stories from Lyme sufferers.Foreword by a leading expert in Lyme disease and infectious diseases Dr. Joseph Jemsek, MD, FACP HIV/AIDS/Lyme Specialist, ID/BC.Standard Edition. Color photos. 260 pages.< Less
Management of Tuberculosis By Justin Denholm et al.
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This handbook, a distillation of recommendations from international TB guidelines and the accumulated clinical experience of its authors, provides practical information for clinicians involved in the... More > care of patients with tuberculosis (TB) and other mycobacterial diseases. Topics covered are: management of drug-sensitive and drug-resistant TB; latent TB infection; pregnancy and TB; HIV and TB; nontuberculous mycobacterial infections; BCG vaccination and BCG installation for bladder cancer. The emphasis is on presenting a practical approach to the many clinical issues, common and uncommon, that arise in the day-to-day management of patients with mycobacterial infections. The handbook is primarily intended for specialists and trainee specialists working in the ward and in the outpatient clinic, but it should also appeal to pharmacists and nurses involved in TB care, and to students.< Less
Pestilent Poetry By Karen Lewis
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Forty-four humorous rhymes about infectious diseases (from AIDS to Zits) written by a pediatric infectious disease specialist. Each poem is accompanied by a few paragraphs to educate the reader... More > about that infection. A glossary is included to explain the medical or unusual words.< Less
Biology and Borders: SARS and the New Economics of Biosecurity By James Newcomb
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This is a bio-era analysis of the SARS outbreak, and its broader significance for the challenge of new emerging diseases, and biosecurity as a whole.
Biology and Borders: SARS and the New Economics of Biosecurity By James Newcomb
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This is a bio-era analysis of the SARS outbreak, and its broader significance for the challenge of new emerging diseases, and biosecurity as a whole.
Molecular Diagnostics: Current Research and Applications By Jim Huggett
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Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-41-6 EAN 9781908230416 The editors of this book have commissioned an excellent series of chapters representing two key molecular diagnostic areas: cancer and infectious... More > diseases. The cancer section deals with the challenges in identifying genetic, epigenetic and transcriptomic biomarkers. The infectious disease section describes the current clinical applications of molecular diagnostics for the detection of viral, bacterial and fungal pathogens as well as an example of the use of molecular diagnostics outside the clinic environment. A substantial component of the book is dedicated to the process of translating a preclinical test to the bedside and describes the progress in the near patient point-of-care molecular diagnostics market. This volume is essential reading for anyone involved in the development or application of molecular diagnostics and is recommended for all clinical diagnostics laboratories.< Less
MRSA and Staphylococcal Infections, Second Edition By Hernan R. Chang, M.D.
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Despite the large amount of information available through books, Internet sites, and libraries, more and more people with staphylococcal and MRSA infections present to their primary care physicians... More > offices, urgent care centers, and emergency rooms. The disease seems to continue to spread. Most people with a history of MRSA colonization get a reassuring answer when they ask about their contagiousness. The plain truth is that you are potentially contagious. In order to understand the magnitude of this epidemic and to realize how the appearance of MRSA has and will influence our lives and our culture, consider the classic handshake. The handshake will never again be the same after MRSA. The information presented in this book is intended to provide a general understanding of MRSA and Staphylococcal infections.< Less

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