Tag: infectious diseases

How the Immune System Works

by on December 18, 2017 12:58 pm
Lane has purchased an ebook of the latest (5th) edition of the popular How the Immune System Works by Lauren M. Sompayrac. Recommended for students and anyone who requires a refresher in immunology. Lane also has the print copy and all previous editions. Dr. Sompayrac cuts through the jargon and details to reveal, in simple… Read more How the Immune System Works

Guidelines for environmental infection control in health-care facilities

by on November 13, 2017 7:00 am
Guidelines for environmental infection control in health-care facilities; recommendations of CDC and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). Originally published in 2003, revised in 2017 with the revisions noted by yellow triangle alert icons in the text. Adherence to these guidelines “… will decrease the risk of health-care associated infections among patients, especially… Read more Guidelines for environmental infection control in health-care facilities

Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

by on October 13, 2017 3:08 pm
… prepares physicians for their initial and recertification board exams in the related specialties of preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine. Over 640 questions/answers that imitate material on specialty exams, each question is linked to a detailed answer. general public health, health management, health law community health, infectious disease occupational, aerospace, environmental, correctional (prison), clinical preventive… Read more Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections

by on August 11, 2017 7:37 am
In the last decades, several viruses emerged, as the consequence of cross-species passage from animal reservoirs to human being. Emerging infections always represent a significant challenge for public health system because knowledge about specific pathogens are generally little while at the same time we have few or no effective interventions. Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections… Read more Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections

Strategizing national health in the 21st century

by on July 28, 2017 6:50 am
Strategizing national health in the 21st century: a handbook Gerard Schmets, Dheepa Rajan, Sowmya Kadandale, editors• Up-to-date and practical guidance on national health planning and strategizing for health• A set of best practices to support strategic plans for health and represents the wealth of experience accumulated by WHO on national health policies, strategies and plans… Read more Strategizing national health in the 21st century

State of inequality: Childhood immunization

by on May 15, 2017 1:00 pm
State of inequality: Childhood immunization addresses two overarching questions: • What inequalities in childhood immunization coverage exist in low- and middle-income countries? • How have childhood immunization inequalities changed over the last 10 years? This report is accompanied by electronic interactive visuals, which facilitates thorough and customizable exploration of the data. In answering these questions,… Read more State of inequality: Childhood immunization

Sanford Guides Mobile App now available

by on April 27, 2017 10:23 am
Now we have all three Sanford Guides in one mobile app: • Antimicrobial Therapy • Hepatitis Therapy • HIV/AIDS Therapy FREE OF CHARGE: Download and Install Requirements: iOS8.0 , Android4.0 , or Windows 10. To register Sanford Guides requires you go through the online purchase form. You do not have to pay anything and will… Read more Sanford Guides Mobile App now available

Molecular Microbiology

by on April 11, 2017 10:24 am
A recent suggestion for purchase, the e-book: Molecular microbiology : diagnostic principles and practice, Editors in chief: David H. Persing, Fred C. Tenover.“A great resource for content review for trainees, pathology resident and fellows. Great application in the areas of infectious diseases, microbiology, pathology, genetics and molecular diagnostics.” – Carlos A Gomez, MD, Clinical Microbiology… Read more Molecular Microbiology

Featured Data Sets

by on February 22, 2017 2:38 pm
Project Tycho from the University of Pittsburgh provides free data sets on diseases. Science Magazine, editorial Feb 17 2017: “Analyses of these data revealed that vaccine development and systematic vaccination programs have led to dramatic reductions in the number of cases.” — Data in Public Health, by Jeremy Berg Contains information corresponding to nearly 88… Read more Featured Data Sets

VisualDX trial July-August

by on July 6, 2016 3:43 pm
From July 1 to August 31, 2016 use trial access to VisualDX to build or expand your differential diagnosis. VisualDx, originally focused on dermatology, has expanded this year to include infectious diseases and general medical diagnoses. Please Give us your feedback, both good and bad in the coming days and weeks. How can it be… Read more VisualDX trial July-August