Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine » Infectious diseases

Whooping Cough A Disease With Deadly Complications
By
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
As a medical researcher I enjoy topics that deal with the history of a virus or disease. I'm intrigued to learn that whooping cough's origin is fungoid. Whooping cough is often overlooked by parents who believe their child has only a common cold. If untreated the youth is soon assailed by paroxysms of coughing. Weakness follows which can lead to bronchopneumonia among various severe complications.
U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Preservation of Foods, Microbiology, Food Spoilage, Microbial Growth, Chemical and Thermal Preservation, Additives, Canning, Meat, Fruits and Vegetables
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Professional
In this subcourse, we will be concerned with those tiny organisms that are unfriendly, because they are responsible for a large percentage of spoilage in foods. We believe it is important to know about those microorganisms that cause food deterioration so that we can eliminate deterioration in foods before it occurs.
U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Sterile Procedures (MD0540) - Communicable Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Wound Care, Isolation, Prevention of Infection
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This subcourse discusses communicable diseases and how they are transmitted, medical asepsis, surgical asepsis, the purposes of dressings, types of dressing materials, how to change a sterile dressing, and how to irrigate a wound.
Poliomyelitis In Upstate New York Disease Impact And Medical Preparedness 1944-1963
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Infantile paralysis killed thousands of Americans and crippled countless others. My work is compiled from newspaper articles and ancestral records of individual deaths. Polio was greatly feared in the summer months from June-September. Isolated cases occurred in October. My e-book provides statistical info and human stories of its impact in upstate New York. Syracuse and Buffalo had many cases.
Blinkered
By
Price: Free! Words: 18,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Chronic disease, Antibiotics resistance and Lyme disease- This essay argues that three major threats to human health are rooted in a state of complacency in modern medicine, as valuable knowledge is routinely repressed. Is our medical system too convenient to change? Blinkered suggests a set of proposals and opportunities relevant to every stakeholder of the healthcare ecosystem.
21st Century Hepatitis C (HCV) Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians - Cirrhosis, Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), Liver Transplants, New Medications
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 547,120. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This comprehensive ebook provides a wealth of authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's health experts about hepatitis C (HCV). Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-oriented and physician-quality information, the 21st Century Sourcebook series provides the information needed to understand this infection.
Cyclospora
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Cyclospora teaches you about the causes, risk factors, symptoms, tests and treatment for this stomach infection which is also known as cyclosporiasis.
A Race Against Time Living With Lyme: A Near Death Experience From a Tick
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A Race Against Time: Living With Lyme is a creative nonfiction memoir telling the story of a suffering Lyme disease patient's tremendous resilience. Rosa raced against time in a desperate search of a medical explanation for the rapid 30 pound weight loss and other debilitating symptoms. Rosa endured pain that tormented her frail body from head to toe. She saw over 15 doctors in a 4 year period.
A Simple Guide to Pharyngitis and Throat Diseases
By
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 36. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This book describes the Pharyngitis and Throat Diseases such as Pharyngitis, Tonsillitis, Quinsy, Sialadenitis, Stomatitis, Gingivitis and Scarlet Fever which are seen in some of my patients in my Family Clinic.
21st Century West Nile Virus (WNV) Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians, including Symptoms, Prevention, Risk Groups, Mosquito Control Issues, Birds and Animals Affected
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This comprehensive compilation provides authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's health experts about West Nile virus, including the latest about the largest WNV outbreak ever seen in the United States in the summer of 2012.
Ebola Guide: Infection Control for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs) in the African Health Care Setting (including Lassa Fever, Rift Valley Fever, Ebola, Marburg, Yellow Fever) - Isolation Precautions
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This vital guide from the CDC and WHO, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, provides critically important information about procedures for preventing the transmission of VHFs. In Africa, viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) include Lassa fever, Rift Valley fever, Marburg and Ebola haemorrhagic fevers, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) and yellow fever.
The Amazing Story of the Cold Sore Virus
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
The Story of the Amazing Cold Sore Virus. Cold sores are small blisters that form around the lips or nostrils caused by the herpes simplex virus.There are two types of the herpes simplex virus(HSV-1 and HSV-2).Both can cause cold sores but most are caused by the HSV-1 herpes virus.There is no cure for a viral infection such as cold sores.The herpes simplex virus remains dormant in the nerve roots.