Atlas of human infectious diseases by Heiman F. L. Wertheim, Peter Horby, John P. Woodall

By Heiman F. L. Wertheim, Peter Horby, John P. Woodall

The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases presents a far wanted useful and visible review of the present distribution and determinants of significant infectious ailments of people. the excellent full-color maps express at a look the parts with pronounced infections and outbreaks, and are observed by way of a concise precis of key details at the infectious agent and its medical and epidemiological features. given that infectious ailments are dynamic, the maps are offered within the context of a altering global, and the way those alterations are influencing the geographical distribution on human infections.

This exact atlas:

  • Contains greater than one hundred forty five prime quality full-color maps protecting all significant human infectious diseases
  • Provides key info at the illustrated infectious diseases
  • Has been compiled and reviewed by means of an article board of infectious illness specialists from round the world

The result's a concise atlas with a constant layout all through, the place fabric crucial for figuring out the worldwide spatial distribution of infectious ailments has been thoughtfully assembled through foreign specialists. Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is a necessary instrument for infectious sickness experts, scientific microbiologists, virologists, commute drugs experts, and public healthiness professionals.

The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases is followed through a unfastened better Wiley laptop version - an interactive electronic model of the booklet with downloadable pictures and textual content, highlighting and note-taking amenities, book-marking, cross-referencing, in-text looking out, and linking to references and word list terms.

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2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 4 5 Subject: Population Definition: The maps opposite show the estimated number of people living within national boundaries in 2007 (top) and the number of people per square kilometer of land, the population density (bottom). National populations are generally estimated through intermittent national censuses, which attempt to enumerate all people alive and living in the country on a specified day. The United Nations recommends a census every 10 years.

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2008) Safer Water, Better Health: Costs, Pru¨ss-U Benefits and Sustainability of Interventions to Protect and Promote Health. World Health Organization: Geneva. WHO and UNICEF (2010). Progress on Sanitation and Drinking Water; 2010 update. Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation. Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, First Edition. L. Wertheim, Peter Horby and John P. Woodall. Ó 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 18 19 Subject: Undernutrition Definitions: A person has undernutrition if his or her diet does not contain sufficient protein and calories for growth or maintenance, or if he or she is not able to absorb sufficient protein and calories because of ill health.

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