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Communicable Diseases, 5th Edition

Communicable Diseases, 5th Edition

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Completely updated and revised, and now published in its fifth edition with an integrated eBook, this prestigious and best-selling text has continued to provide an essential overview of the subject for over 20 years. A comprehensive yet synoptic account of diseases and their modes of transmission, the book covers epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations, as well as an overview of the major diseases established, new and emerging.

  • - Concise so that key information can be found at a glance.
  • - Numerous clear diagrams, bullet points and tables for rapid review and learning.
  • - Integrated eBook for online use or download to a desktop, tablet or smartphone.

Communicable Diseases continues to provide an essential resource for all those in public health and medical science, and for healthcare workers needing a comprehensive yet concise practical text.

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Chapter 15 is free to download: Insect-borne Diseases