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Disease : Identification, Prevention, and Control

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Summary

This text presents current information about infectious and non-infectious diseases and their histories, from a nonclinical point of view; it is written to support the needs of health education students and professionals, rather than clinicians. Including an overview of the principles of disease occurrence and of the body's defenses, it provides key details and stimulating information regarding the body's vulnerability to disease.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
UNIT I Introduction
1(68)
The History of Disease
3(21)
The Prehistory of Disease
3(1)
Ancient Civilizations: Theories of Disease Causation
4(1)
Egyptian Medicine
4(1)
Chinese Medicine
4(1)
The Bible and Medicine
4(1)
Greece: The Teachings of Hippocrates
5(1)
Rome: The Concept of Public Health
5(1)
The Teachings of Galen
6(1)
The Middle Ages: War, Religion, and Disease
6(1)
Christianity, Islam, and Contagion
6(1)
The Renaissance: da Vinci, Vesalius, Galileo, and the Microscope
7(1)
The Seventeenth Century: Advances in Understanding Disease
8(1)
Advances in Diagnosis
9(1)
The Eighteenth Century: Vaccination
9(1)
Jenner's Milestone
9(1)
The Nineteenth Century: Pasteur, Lister, Koch, and the Germ Theory
9(3)
Progress in Public Health
10(2)
The Twentieth Century: Wonder Drugs and New Epidemics; Technology and Techniques
12(3)
Antibiotic Breakthroughs
13(1)
Vitamin-Deficiency Diseases
14(1)
Antiviral Vaccines
14(1)
Emerging Infectious Diseases
15(1)
A Changing Focus
15(9)
Technologic Advances
18(1)
Transplants and Cancer
19(1)
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
19(5)
Principles of Disease Occurrence
24(22)
Theories of Disease Causation
24(2)
Foundations of Epidemiology
26(1)
Terminology to Describe Disease Occurrence
26(2)
Rates of Disease Occurrence
26(1)
Sources of Data
27(1)
Epidemiological Studies
27(1)
Levels of Prevention
28(1)
Epidemiologic Theory of Disease Occurrence
28(12)
Disease Agents
29(8)
Host Factors
37(3)
Environment and Disease
40(1)
Chain of Infection
40(2)
Stages of Disease
42(4)
Cells, Aging, and the Immune System
46(23)
The Cell
46(5)
Structure and Function
46(2)
Cell Communication and Metabolism
48(1)
Cell Adaptation, Injury, and Death
48(1)
Aging
49(2)
The Immune Response
51(5)
Natural Nonspecific Immune Response
51(5)
Natural Specific Immunity
56(1)
Acquired Immunity
56(3)
Active Natural Immunity
56(1)
Active Artificial Immunity
56(2)
Passive Natural Immunity
58(1)
Passive Artificial Immunity
58(1)
Immune Disorders
59(10)
Hypersensitivity (Allergies)
59(1)
Allergic Rhinitis
60(1)
Urticaria and Angioedema
61(1)
Asthma
62(1)
Autoimmunity
63(1)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
63(1)
Lupus Erythematosus
64(5)
UNIT II Infectious Disease
69(198)
Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Route
71(23)
Brief Review of the Respiratory System
71(1)
Upper Respiratory Infections (URIs)
72(2)
Sinusitis
74(1)
Streptococcal Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
75(1)
Rheumatic Fever
76(1)
Pneumonia
77(4)
Pneumococcal Pneumonia
77(2)
Mycoplasmal Pneumonia
79(1)
Legionnaires' Disease
79(2)
Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
81(2)
Diphtheria
83(2)
Tuberculosis (TB)
85(9)
Bacterial Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary Route
94(25)
Foodborne Illness
94(6)
Staphylococcus aureus
95(3)
Helicobacter pylori Gastritis
98(1)
Clostridium perfringens Food Intoxication
98(2)
Botulism
100(1)
Hemorrhagic Colitis (Escherichia coli 0157:H7)
101(2)
Shigellosis (Bacillary Dysentery)
103(2)
Salmonellosis
105(3)
Foodborne Salmonellosis
105(2)
Campylobacter Enteritis
107(1)
Cholera
108(2)
Typhoid Fever
110(9)
Bacterial Infections Acquired through Skin, Mucosa, and Bloodstream from Human and Endogenous Sources
119(26)
Folliculitis, Furuncles (Boils), and Carbuncles
120(2)
Impetigo
122(1)
Osteomyelitis
122(1)
Toxic Shock Syndrome
123(1)
Conjunctivitis
124(1)
Meningitis
125(2)
Endocarditis
127(1)
Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
128(3)
Syphilis
131(4)
Gonorrhea
135(1)
Chlamydia Genital Infections
136(9)
Bacterial Diseases Acquired through Skin and Mucosa from Arthropod Vectors, Animal Sources, and the Soil
145(30)
Pathogenic Bacterial Reservoirs and Zoonoses
145(1)
Lyme Disease
146(3)
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
149(3)
Tularemia
152(2)
Ehrlichiosis
154(2)
Plague
156(4)
Leptospirosis
160(1)
Brucellosis
161(2)
Tetanus
163(1)
Anthrax
164(11)
Viral Diseases Acquired through the Respiratory Route
175(20)
The Common Cold
175(2)
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
177(1)
Influenza
178(2)
Infectious Mononucleosis
180(1)
Varicella (Chicken Pox)
181(2)
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
183(1)
Measles (Rubeola, Red Measles, Hard Measles)
184(1)
Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome
185(1)
Mumps (Infectious Parotitis)
186(1)
Smallpox
187(8)
Viral Diseases Acquired through the Alimentary and Other Routes
195(31)
Poliomyelitis (Infantile Paralysis, Polio)
195(3)
Viral Hepatitis
198(4)
Hepatitis A (Infectious Hepatitis)
200(1)
Hepatitis B (Serum Hepatitis)
201(1)
Hepatitis C (Non-A or Non-B)
201(1)
Rabies (Hydrophobia)
202(2)
West Nile Virus
204(2)
Encephalitis
206(1)
Herpes Simplex
207(2)
Warts
209(1)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS, HIV Infection)
210(16)
Rise in Opportunistic Disease
210(1)
Epidemiology
211(15)
Diseases Caused by Fungi
226(15)
Fungal Infections
226(1)
Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)
226(3)
Histoplasmosis (Spelunker's Disease)
229(2)
Candidiasis (Moniliasis, Thrush)
231(1)
Dermatophytoses (Tinea)
232(9)
Tinea barbae and Tinea capitis
232(1)
Tinea corporis and Tinea cruris
233(1)
Tinea pedis
234(1)
Tinea manuum
235(1)
Tinea unguium
235(6)
Diseases Caused by Protozoa and Metazoa
241(26)
Parasitic Infections
241(2)
Giardiasis
243(1)
Amebiasis (Amebic Dysentery)
244(2)
Toxoplasmosis
246(1)
Malaria
247(2)
Enterobiasis (Pinworm Infection)
249(1)
Ascariasis (Roundworm Infection)
250(2)
Trichinosis
252(1)
Hookworm Disease
253(1)
Taeniasis (Tapeworm Disease)
254(2)
Scabies
256(1)
Pediculosis
256(11)
UNIT III Chronic Disease and Disorders
267
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
269(29)
Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
269(2)
Conduction System
271(1)
Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
272(1)
Types of Cardiovascular Disease
272(15)
Atherosclerosis
272(6)
Hypertension
278(2)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
280(2)
Myocardial Infarct (Heart Attack)
282(1)
Rheumatic Heart Disease
283(1)
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
283(1)
Thrombophlebitis
284(1)
Varicose Veins
285(1)
Congenital Heart Defects
286(1)
Cerebrovascular Disease
287(11)
Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)
287(11)
Cancers with the Highest Fatality Rates
298(32)
Basic Information on Cancer
298(7)
Cancer Terminology
299(2)
Cancer Cells
301(3)
Summary
304(1)
The Deadliest Cancers
305(1)
Lung Cancer
305(3)
Colorectal Cancer
308(2)
Breast Cancer
310(2)
Prostate Cancer
312(1)
Pancreatic Cancer
313(2)
Lymphatic Cancer
315(2)
Hodgkin's Disease
315(1)
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
316(1)
Leukemia
317(1)
Ovarian Cancer
317(1)
Liver Cancer
318(1)
Stomach Cancer
318(12)
Other Cancers
330(20)
Cancer of the Central Nervous System
330(1)
Esophageal Cancer
331(2)
Bladder Cancer
333(1)
Kidney Cancer
334(1)
Multiple Myeloma
334(1)
Skin Cancer
335(1)
Oral Cancer
336(1)
Uterine Cancer (Corpus or Body of Uterus)
337(1)
Cervical Cancer (Neck of Uterus)
338(1)
Laryngeal Cancer
339(1)
Bone Cancer
340(1)
Thyroid Cancer
340(1)
Testicular Cancer
340(10)
Chronic Respiratory, Digestive, and Excretory Diseases
350(22)
Respiratory Diseases
351(3)
Chronic Bronchitis
351(1)
Emphysema
352(2)
Digestive Disorders
354(6)
Peptic Ulcer
354(2)
Hiatal Hernia
356(1)
Cirrhosis of the Liver
357(1)
Gallbladder Disease
358(2)
Excretory Disorders
360(12)
Kidney Disease
360(2)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
362(1)
Diverticular Disease
362(10)
Chronic Skin and Musculoskeletal Disorders
372(20)
Skin Disorders
372(4)
Acne
373(1)
Dermatitis
374(1)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
374(1)
Contact Dermatitis
374(1)
Psoriasis
375(1)
Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
376(16)
Disorders of the Joints
377(1)
Osteoarthritis
377(1)
Gout
377(1)
Disorders of Muscle and Connective Tissue
378(1)
Fibromyalgia
378(2)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
380(1)
Tendinitis and Bursitis
380(1)
Disorders of the Bone
381(1)
Osteoporosis
381(1)
Herniated Disk
382(1)
Scoliosis
383(1)
Kyphosis
384(8)
Sensory, Nervous, and Endocrine Disorders
392(23)
Eye Disorders
392(3)
Structure of the Eye
392(1)
Refractive Errors
393(1)
Cataract
394(1)
Glaucoma
394(1)
Ear Disorders
395(2)
Structure of the Ear
395(1)
Hearing Loss
395(1)
Meniere's Disease
396(1)
Nervous System Disorders
397(6)
Structure of the Nervous System
397(1)
Cerebral Palsy
397(3)
Epilepsy
400(1)
Parkinson's Disease
401(1)
Multiple Sclerosis
401(1)
Alzheimer's Disease
402(1)
Endocrine Disorders
403(12)
Disorders of Glands and Hormones
403(1)
Diabetes Mellitus
404(11)
Genetic and Pediatric Disorders
415
Genes and Genetic Disorders
415(8)
Genes
418(1)
Genetic Disorders
419(4)
Autosomal Dominant Disorder
423(1)
Huntington's Chorea
423(1)
Autosomal Recessive Disorders
424(2)
Cystic Fibrosis
424(1)
Phenylketonuria
425(1)
Sickle Cell Anemia
426(1)
X-Linked Recessive Disorder
426(1)
Hemophilia A
426(1)
Chromosomal Abnormalities
427(1)
Down Syndrome
427(1)
Klinefelter's Syndrome
428(1)
Common Disorders in Infants and Children
428
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
429(1)
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
430(1)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
430
Credits 1(1)
Glossary 1(1)
Index 1


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