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Cover for The Med Diet 4.0 framework: a multidimensional driver for revitalizing the Mediterranean diet as a sustainable diet model.

The Mediterranean diet (MD), despite the fact that it is acknowledged as one of the healthiest diets in the world, is paradoxically becoming less the diet of choice in most Mediterranean countries. This process of erosion of the MD is alarming as it has undesirable impacts not only on health, but...

Author(s)
Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Berry, E. M.; Brunori, G.; Capone, R.; Donini, L. M.; Iannetta, M.; Mattioni, D.; Piscopo, S.; Serra-Majem, L.; Sonnino, A.; Stefanova, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theatre practice.

In this chapter topics on aseptic awareness, surgical scrubbing, drying of hands in an aseptic manner, gowning and gloving aseptically, draping a patient ready for surgery were discussed to prepare students when they act as a scrub assistant, a circulating assistant and/or later as a surgeon in...

Author(s)
Brown, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antibiotic therapy for infection caused by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borrelia burgdorferi</i> sensu lato.

This chapter presents published research data on the antibiotic susceptibility of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (Bbsl), and discusses the current practice for treating incubating Bbsl infection (chemoprophylaxis) and localized infection. Clinical data on the efficacy of oral doxycycline for...

Author(s)
Wormser, G. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme disease in children.

This chapter reviews the aetiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment prognosis, and prevention of Lyme disease in children. It also briefly discusses "misguided" beliefs about "chronic" Lyme disease, and how clinicians should address them.

Author(s)
Shapiro, E. D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasites of the cardiovascular system.

This chapter focuses on the cardiovascular parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely babesiosis (Babesia canis and B. gibsoni) and dirofilariasis (Dirofilaria immitis and Dipetalonema reconditum [Acanthocheilonema reconditum]). Their aetiology, epidemiology, transmission, clinical features,...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasite control and pet travel.

This chapter explores the relevance of pet importation and travel to pet parasite distribution and control, with emphasis on disease vectors. Strategies for minimizing the risk of acquiring pet parasitoses during travel are also discussed.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems.

The housing system, genotype, range of feedstuffs available for dietary use and disease prevention measures that need to be considered be considered when devising appropriate feeding programmes for organic pig units are discussed.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis: worldwide picture.

This chapter provides information on the history and worldwide prevalence of bovine tuberculosis using data from the OIE.

Author(s)
Awada, L.; Tizzani, P.; Erlacher-Vindel, E.; Forcella, S.; Caceres, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> as the causal agent of human tuberculosis: public health implications.

This chapter discusses the global public health implications posed by Mycobacterium bovis as a source of human tuberculosis; the implications of the well-known characteristics of M. bovis that must be considered when attempting to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human TB,...

Author(s)
Olea-Popelka, F.; Dean, A. S.; Muwonge, A.; Perera, A.; Raviglione, M.; Fujiwara, P. I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter

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