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The Resource Infectious Diseases : Emergence and Re-emergence

Infectious Diseases : Emergence and Re-emergence

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Infectious Diseases : Emergence and Re-emergence
Title
Infectious Diseases
Title remainder
Emergence and Re-emergence
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Language
eng
Summary
This book is a world geography of emerging diseases from antiquity to the present day. The last four decades of human history have seen the emergence of an unprecedented number of 'new' infectious diseases. This book looks at the epidemiological and geographical conditions which underpin disease emergence
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MiAaPQ
LC call number
RA643 -- .C62 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies Series
Label
Infectious Diseases : Emergence and Re-emergence
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=472089
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Plates -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Part I: Early Disease Emergence: Pre-1850 -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Defining Emerging and Re-emerging Infections -- 1.3 The Origins of Human Diseases -- 1.4 The Historical Record of (Re-)emerging Diseases -- 1.5 Correlates of Disease Emergence -- 1.6 Organization of the Book -- 2. Disease Emergence and Re-emergence Prior to 1850 -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Ancient Epidemics (2000 BC-AD 500) -- 2.3 Historical Sample -- 2.4 Long-Term Trends: The London Mortality Series, 1603-1849 -- 2.5 Conclusion -- Part II: Processes of Disease Emergence: 1850-2006 -- Introduction -- 3. The Geographical Matrix -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 International Patterns of Communicable Disease Surveillance, 1923-1983 -- 3.3 'Headline Trends' in Communicable Diseases: MMWR Weekly, 1952-2005 -- 3.4 Field Investigations: The US Epidemic Intelligence Service, 1946-2005 -- 3.5 Conclusion -- 4. Disease Changes: Microbial and Vector Adaptation -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Genetic Change and Microbial Emergence -- 4.3 Antimicrobial Resistance -- 4.4 Vector Adaptation and Insecticide Resistance -- 4.5 Conclusion -- 5. Technical Changes: Technology and Industry -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Food Safety and Disease Emergence -- 5.3 Cooling and Plumbing Systems: Legionnaires' Disease -- 5.4 Conclusion -- 6. Population Changes: Magnitude, Mobility, and Disease Transfer -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Magnitude Changes in the Human Population -- 6.3 Changes in the Spatial Mobility of Human Populations I: Seaborne and Overland Movements -- 6.4 Changes in the Spatial Mobility of the Human Population II: The Air Transport Revolution -- 6.5 Combined Impacts of Mobility -- 6.6 Conclusion -- 7. Environmental Changes: Ecological Modifications -- 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Agricultural Development -- 7.3 Water Control and Irrigation -- 7.4 Deforestation and Reforestation -- 7.5 Climate Change and Variability -- 7.6 Natural Disasters -- 7.7 Conclusion -- 8. Disease Amplifiers: Wars and Conflicts in the Post-1945 Era -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 International Conflicts in the Far East: Korea and Vietnam -- 8.3 Ethnic Conflict: Genocide, Displacement, and Disease in Central Africa -- 8.4 Other Late Twentieth-and Early Twenty-First-Century Conflicts -- 8.5 Deliberately Emerging Diseases: Biological Warfare and Bioterrorism -- 8.6 Conclusion -- 9. Temporal Trends in Disease Emergence and Re-emergence: World Regions, 1850-2006 -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Global Pandemic Surges -- 9.3 Regional Epidemics: Trends and Time Sequences -- 9.4 National Examples: Australia -- 9.5 Local Patterns: The London Series, 1850-1973 -- 9.6 Conclusion -- Part III: The Future for Emergent Disease Control -- 10. Spatial Detection of (Re-)emerging Diseases -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Wave Analytic Methods -- 10.3 Cyclical Re-emergence: Spotting Influenza Pandemics -- 10.4 Measles in Iceland -- 10.5 Emergence Detection -- 10.6 Surveillance Systems -- 10.7 Conclusion -- Appendices -- 10.1 Swash-Backwash Model Equations -- 10.2 French Monthly Influenza Time Series -- 11. Controlling Re-emerging and Newly Emerging Diseases -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Spatial Barriers: Quarantine Strategies -- 11.3 Aspatial Barriers: Vaccination Strategies -- 11.4 Epilogue -- Appendices -- 11.1 Map Sources -- 11.2 Vaccination and Critical Community Size -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Control code
EBC472089
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (800 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191554056
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC472089
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL472089
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10351321
  • (CaONFJC)MIL234672
  • (OCoLC)536230990
Label
Infectious Diseases : Emergence and Re-emergence
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=472089
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Plates -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Part I: Early Disease Emergence: Pre-1850 -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Defining Emerging and Re-emerging Infections -- 1.3 The Origins of Human Diseases -- 1.4 The Historical Record of (Re-)emerging Diseases -- 1.5 Correlates of Disease Emergence -- 1.6 Organization of the Book -- 2. Disease Emergence and Re-emergence Prior to 1850 -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Ancient Epidemics (2000 BC-AD 500) -- 2.3 Historical Sample -- 2.4 Long-Term Trends: The London Mortality Series, 1603-1849 -- 2.5 Conclusion -- Part II: Processes of Disease Emergence: 1850-2006 -- Introduction -- 3. The Geographical Matrix -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 International Patterns of Communicable Disease Surveillance, 1923-1983 -- 3.3 'Headline Trends' in Communicable Diseases: MMWR Weekly, 1952-2005 -- 3.4 Field Investigations: The US Epidemic Intelligence Service, 1946-2005 -- 3.5 Conclusion -- 4. Disease Changes: Microbial and Vector Adaptation -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Genetic Change and Microbial Emergence -- 4.3 Antimicrobial Resistance -- 4.4 Vector Adaptation and Insecticide Resistance -- 4.5 Conclusion -- 5. Technical Changes: Technology and Industry -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Food Safety and Disease Emergence -- 5.3 Cooling and Plumbing Systems: Legionnaires' Disease -- 5.4 Conclusion -- 6. Population Changes: Magnitude, Mobility, and Disease Transfer -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Magnitude Changes in the Human Population -- 6.3 Changes in the Spatial Mobility of Human Populations I: Seaborne and Overland Movements -- 6.4 Changes in the Spatial Mobility of the Human Population II: The Air Transport Revolution -- 6.5 Combined Impacts of Mobility -- 6.6 Conclusion -- 7. Environmental Changes: Ecological Modifications -- 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Agricultural Development -- 7.3 Water Control and Irrigation -- 7.4 Deforestation and Reforestation -- 7.5 Climate Change and Variability -- 7.6 Natural Disasters -- 7.7 Conclusion -- 8. Disease Amplifiers: Wars and Conflicts in the Post-1945 Era -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 International Conflicts in the Far East: Korea and Vietnam -- 8.3 Ethnic Conflict: Genocide, Displacement, and Disease in Central Africa -- 8.4 Other Late Twentieth-and Early Twenty-First-Century Conflicts -- 8.5 Deliberately Emerging Diseases: Biological Warfare and Bioterrorism -- 8.6 Conclusion -- 9. Temporal Trends in Disease Emergence and Re-emergence: World Regions, 1850-2006 -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Global Pandemic Surges -- 9.3 Regional Epidemics: Trends and Time Sequences -- 9.4 National Examples: Australia -- 9.5 Local Patterns: The London Series, 1850-1973 -- 9.6 Conclusion -- Part III: The Future for Emergent Disease Control -- 10. Spatial Detection of (Re-)emerging Diseases -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Wave Analytic Methods -- 10.3 Cyclical Re-emergence: Spotting Influenza Pandemics -- 10.4 Measles in Iceland -- 10.5 Emergence Detection -- 10.6 Surveillance Systems -- 10.7 Conclusion -- Appendices -- 10.1 Swash-Backwash Model Equations -- 10.2 French Monthly Influenza Time Series -- 11. Controlling Re-emerging and Newly Emerging Diseases -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Spatial Barriers: Quarantine Strategies -- 11.3 Aspatial Barriers: Vaccination Strategies -- 11.4 Epilogue -- Appendices -- 11.1 Map Sources -- 11.2 Vaccination and Critical Community Size -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Control code
EBC472089
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (800 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191554056
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC472089
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL472089
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10351321
  • (CaONFJC)MIL234672
  • (OCoLC)536230990

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