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Contagious diseases sourcebook [electronic resource] : basic consumer health information about diseases spread from person to person through direct physical contact, airborne transmissions, sexual contact, or contact with blood or other body fluids, including pneumococcal, staphylococcal, and streptococcal diseases, colds, influenza, lice, measles, mumps, tuberculosis, and others : along with facts about self-care and over-the-counter medications, antibiotics and drug resistance, disease prevention, vaccines, and bioterrorism, a glossary, and a directory of resources for more information / edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
2nd ed
Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, c2010
book jacket
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 Electronic Book  RC113 .C664 2010    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Communicable diseases -- Popular works
Physical Description 1 online resource (xviii, 635 p.) : ill
Note Description based on print version record
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. What you need to know about germs -- pt. 2. Types of contagious diseases -- pt. 3. Self-treatment for contagious diseases -- pt. 4. Medical diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases -- pt. 5. Preventing contagious diseases -- pt. 6. Additional help and information
Summary Provides updated information about microbes that are spread from person to person and the diseases they cause, including influenza, lice infestation, pneumonias, staphylococcal and streptococcal infections, tuberculosis, and others
Series Gale virtual reference library
Alternate Author Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck, editor
Gale Group

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