Epidemiology and Fundamentals of Infectious Diseases – Volovskaya

In this post, we will see the book Epidemiology And Fundamentals Of Infectious Diseases by M. L. Volovskaya.

About the book

This book discusses various infectious diseases and the subject matter of epidemiology. The diseases their method of spreading and treatments are provided. The diseases discussed include intestinal infections, respiratory infections, blood infections, malaria and haemorrhagic fevers , plague, skin infections and AIDS.

The book was translated from Russian by Alexander Rosinkin and was published in 1990 by Mir Publishers.

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Contents

 

Part One. General Epidemiology 9

The Subject Matter of Epidemiology 9

The Concept of Infection 12

The Concept of Epidemic Process 13

Classification of Infectious Diseases 28

Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Measures to Control Them 34

Review Problems 44

Disinfection Measures 44

Disinfection (45). Disinsection (50). Rodent Control (54). Disinfec-
tion in Various Infectious Diseases (55). Quarantine Measures (60)
Review Problems 60

Part Two. The Concept of Infectious Process 62

The Course of Infectious Diseases 62

Infectious Department and Hospital 69

Care and Nutrition of Infectious Patients 71
Treatment of Infectious Patients 73

Review Problems 80

Part Three. Special Epidemiology 81

Intestinal Infections 81

Typhoid Fever (Typhus abdominalis) (81). Paratyphoid Fevers A
and B (90). Salmonellosis (91). Pseudotuberculosis (97). Yersiniosis
(100). Intestinal Infections due to Conventionally Pathogenic Microbes (102). Staphylococcal Toxaemia (104). Botulism (105). Dysentery
(109). Amoebiasis (118). Escherichia Coli Infections (121). Cholera
(124). Rotaviral Gastroenteritis (132). Viral Hepatitis (134). Poliomyelitis (143). Non-poliomyelitis Enteroviral Infections (Coxsackievirus
and Echovirus Infections) (149). Brucellosis (151). Leptospirosis (157)
Review Problems 162

Respiratory Infections 163

Influenza (163). Parainfluenza (169). Adenovirus Infections (170).
Smallpox (Variola) (172). Diphtheria (176). Scarlet Fever (184). Measles
(Rubeola) (189). Rubella (German Measles) (192). Whooping Cough
(Pertussis) (194). Parapertussis (197). Chickenpox (Varicella) (198).
Mumps (Epidemic Parotitis) (200). Meningococcal Infection (202).
Psittacosis (Ornithosis) (209). Legionellosis (213)
Review Problems 216

Blood Infections 217

Rickettsioses (217). Epidemic Typhus and Brill’s Disease (218). Ende-
mic (Murine) Typhus (225). Q Fever (226)

Borrelioses 229

Relapsing Fever (229). Endemic Relapsing Fever (231). Tick-Borne
Encephalitis (Encephalitis acarinarum) (233). Japanese Encephalitis
(236)

Malaria 238

Leishmaniasis 249
Visceral Leishmaniasis (249). Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (252).

Haemorrhagic Fevers 255

Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (255). Omsk Haemorrhagic
Fever (257). Kyasanur Forest Disease (258). Yellow Fever (259).
Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (262). Chikungunya Haemorrhagic Fe-
ver (263). Haemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome (264). Lassa
Fever (267). Argentinian and Bolivian Haemorrhagic Fevers (269).
Ebola and Marburg Virus Haemorrhagic Fevers (270). Pappataci
Fever (272)

Plague 274

Tularaemia 281
Review Problems 287

Skin Infections 287

Anthrax (287). Rabies (Hydrophobia) (294). Tetanus (297). Erysipelas
(301)

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 303

Appendix I 309
Appendix II 311
Subject Index 314

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