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Cover for The role of social sciences in one health - reciprocal benefits.

This chapter discusses the role of social sciences in developing a deeper understanding of diverse perspectives of health and illness in animals and humans, as well as in contributing to improve services and programmes using a One Health approach. Drawing on evaluated and ongoing examples from...

Author(s)
Whittaker, M.; Obrist, B.; Berger-González, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Surveillance and response conducted in a one health context.

This chapter discussed the success of the One Health programme to reduce (i.e. mitigate) the impact of diseases on the health of people, animals and plants.

Author(s)
Aenishaenslin, C.; Martins, S. B.; Stärk, K. D. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A legal framework of one health: the human-animal relationship.

This chapter provides an introduction to the legal framework of One Health. It begins with an overview of national Swiss provisions concerning the human-animal relationship in constitutional law, private law and animal welfare law including animal disease law. The chapter then introduces European...

Author(s)
Wettlaufer, L.; Hafner, F.; Zinsstag, J.; Farnese, P. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal-human transmission models.

In this chapter the authors primarily focused on the diseases of the first categories (i.e. without human-to-human transmission or with limited human-to-human transmission), which clearly require an intervention in the animal reservoir and in food safety or improved sanitation in order to interrupt ...

Author(s)
Chitnis, N.; Zinsstag, J.; Fuhrimann, S.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emergence of antimicrobial resistance and interaction between humans, animals and environment.

This chapter discussed the management of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) under the One Health programme and presents examples of AMR in hospital germs circulating between animals and humans as well as discussed some evidences of environmental-animal-human AMR exchange.

Author(s)
Szelecsenyi, A.; Meier, H.; Spinner, K.; Vonaesch, P. C.; Zinsstag, J.; Widmer, A. F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards resilience: the one health approach in disasters.

This chapter describes the effects of natural disasters on the incidence of human and animal diseases and the role of One Health in disease control.

Author(s)
Gallagher, C. A.; Jones, B.; Tickel, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Obligate ectoparasites of cattle: lice and mange mites.

This chapter briefly describes the taxonomy and life cycle of lice and mange mites. The clinical presentation and effects on cattle performance of chorioptic (Chorioptes bovis), sarcoptic (Sarcoptes scabiei), psoroptic (Psoroptes ovis) and demodectic (Demodex bovis and D. ghanensis) mange, and the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter looks at different ways that infectious diseases can be classified. The classification of infectious diseases based on disease state or organism by which they are best identified or the main methods of transmission is described. Disease control methods are discussed, including vector...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Skin infections.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., vaccination), treatment (e.g., drug therapy, supportive therapy) and surveillance of skin infections such as...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

The 5th edition of this book discusses the reproductive anatomy and physiology of mares and stallions; management of broodmares, stallions and foals and the use of advanced reproductive techniques. The 23 illustrated chapters include mare reproductive anatomy, control of reproduction in the mare,...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book

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