Books tagged: infectious disease

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In the Tick of Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Matt Malloy, infectious diseases expert for the DOH vector-borne disease division, knew there was something wrong with the Buffalo Head infection cluster as soon as it hit his desk. But knowing it instinctively and proving it were two completely different things, especially when his boss and coworkers already suspected that, battling sleep deprivation, he’d already gone around the bend.
Infectious Diseases and Singapore: Past, Present and Future
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016 by Select Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Singapore has accomplished much in the arena of infectious diseases, but the lessons from our experiences and the personal stories from those who have worked to control infectious diseases are not well known. The collected stories and records in this volume will remind us how far the nation has progressed and how hard-won is the protection from infectious diseases that we take for granted today.
Measles Alternative Treatments
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
The measles epidemics of the late 1940s were challenging to say the least. Doctors sought methods of weakening the contagion and two of the most relied upon treatments were gamma globulin and amidopyrine. The latter was used by several Chicago physicians as early as 1929. Gamma globulin is injected into the muscle of a patient after he/she has been exposed to measles. It often weakens the disease.
Whooping Cough A Disease With Deadly Complications
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
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.
Infectious Disease Blueprint PANCE/PANRE Review
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Medicine
This ebook is a review of the content of the infectious disease section of the NCCPA Blueprint for the PANCE and PANRE.
Scarlet Fever Epidemics Treatment And Opinion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Scarlet fever is deadly for a period of at least 28 days after infection. Most often exposure comes via other persons who already have the sickness. Quarantines are needed for 4 weeks or more. Patients who are not isolated remain contagious. My ebook describes epidemics, 18th-20th century opinion, how to treat the illness antiseptically and why it is still problematic in developing countries.
A Race Against Time Living With Lyme: A Near Death Experience From a Tick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
The Amazing Story of the Cold Sore Virus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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.
Why is the IQ of Ashkenazi Jews so High?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Wilcox Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is a compelling, meticulous discussion of 150+ situations and substances that heighten or cripple the brain. Applying these elements to three disparate cultures (Ashkenazi Jew, Confucian East Asian, and Sub-Saharan African), the author reveals how the factors critically impact cognitive development. The book provides mental health guidance to individuals, families, and policy-makers.