Microbiology For The Healthcare Professional

Paperback | October 20, 2015

byKarin C. Vanmeter, Robert J HubertEditorKarin C. Vanmeter

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Easily understood by students without any chemistry or biology background,Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional, 2nd Edition offers an excellent foundation for understanding the spread, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease critical knowledge for today's healthcare professional. This straightforward introductory text makes microbiology approachable and easy to learn, presenting just the right level of information and detail to help you comprehend future course material and apply concepts to your new career.

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Easily understood by students without any chemistry or biology background,Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional, 2nd Edition offers an excellent foundation for understanding the spread, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease critical knowledge for today's healthcare professional. This straightforward introductory text m...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323320929

ISBN - 13:9780323320924

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Basic Science
1. Scope of Microbiology
2. Chemistry of Life
3. Cell Structure and Function
4. Bacteria and Archaea
5. Viruses
6. Eukaryotic Microorganisms
Section 2: Tools for Study and Control of Microorganisms
7. Physical and Chemical Methods of Control
8. Microbiological Laboratory Techniques
9. Microbiological Laboratory Safety Issues
10. Pharmacology
11. Antimicrobial Drugs
Section 3: Infection, Disease, and Defense
12. Infection and Disease
13. The Immune Response and Lymphatic System
Section 4: Effects on Specific Body Systems
14. Infections of the Integumentary System, Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal System
15. Infections of the Respiratory System
16. Infections of the Gastrointestinal System
17. Infections of the Nervous System and Sensory Structures
18. Infections of the Cardiovascular and Circulatory Systems
19. Infections of the Urinary System
20. Infections of the Reproductive System
Section 5: Factors Contributing to the Effects of Microorganisms on Human Health
21. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases
22. Human Age and Infections
23. Microorganisms in the Environment and Effects on Human Health
24. Emerging Infectious Diseases
25. Biotechnology
Appendix A: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
Appendix B: Medically Significant Microorganisms by Body Systems
Appendix C: Bibliography
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