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Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (Facts on File Library of Health & Living)

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Book News Annotation:

Contains 600-plus entries discussing infectious diseases and agents, symptoms, prevention, drug treatments and therapies. The entries are written in jargon-free language for the layperson. Entries on major diseases include sections on cause, symptoms, history, diagnosis, treatment, complications, and prevention. Six appendices cover drugs, tips on disinfecting the home, health organizations' addresses and phone numbers, disease hot lines, relevant journals, and disease-related web sites. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Answering the great demand for a concise layperson's guide written in plain language, the Facts On File Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases features more than 600 entries that discuss infectious diseases and agents, drug treatments and therapies, and the scientists who have made important medical discoveries.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816035120
Author:
Turkington, Carol
Author:
Ashby, Bonnie
Publisher:
Facts on File, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Communicable diseases
Subject:
Infectious Diseases
Subject:
Communicable diseases -- Encyclopedias.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Facts on File Library of Health & Living
Publication Date:
January 1998
Binding:
Other
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.52x7.61x1.15 in. 1.98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Answering the great demand for a concise layperson's guide written in plain language, the Facts On File Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases features more than 600 entries that discuss infectious diseases and agents, drug treatments and therapies, and the scientists who have made important medical discoveries.
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