Infectious diseases

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Robin N. Illingworth, Colin A. Graham, Kerstin Hogg, Michael J. Clancy and Colin E. Robertson

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Fourth edition

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Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199589562
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191729898 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Infectious diseases

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Incubation periods - Notifiable infectious diseases - Childhood infectious diseases - Meningitis - Gastroenteritis/food poisoning - Fish poisoning - Infestations - Tuberculosis - Anthrax - Streptococcal infections - Staphylococcal infections - Tetanus - Gas gangrene - Botulism - Sexually transmitted diseases - Hepatitis - Leptospirosis (Weil's disease) - Herpes virus infections - Infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever) - Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - Presentation of HIV +ve patients - Imported infectious diseases - Malaria - Typhoid and paratyphoid (enteric fever) - Dengue - Poliomyelitis - Rabies - Viral haemorrhagic fevers - Severe acute respiratory syndrome - Influenza pandemics, avian flu, and swine flu

Chapter.  12380 words. 

Subjects: Emergency Medicine ; Infectious Diseases

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