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Concepts and Methods in Infectious Disease Surveillance

Concepts and Methods in Infectious Disease Surveillance
titolo Concepts and Methods in Infectious Disease Surveillance
autori ,
argomento Medicina Malattie infettive Opere di carattere generale
editore Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
formato Libro
pagine 296
pubblicazione 2014
ISBN 9780470659397
80,00 68,00
Risparmi: € 12,00
Infectious disease surveillance has evolved at an extraordinary pace during the past several decades, and continues to do so. It is increasingly used to inform public health practice in addition to its use as a tool for early detection of epidemics. It is therefore crucial that students of public health and epidemiology have a sound understanding of the concepts and principles that underpin modern surveillance of infectious disease. Written by leaders in the field, who have vast hands-on experience in conducting surveillance and teaching applied public health, Concepts and Methods in Infectious Disease Surveillance is comprised of four sections. The first section provides an overview, a description of systems used by public health jurisdictions in the United States and legal considerations for surveillance. The second section presents chapters on major program-area or disease-specific surveillance systems, including those that monitor bacterial infections, foodborne diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and HIV/AIDS. The following section is devoted to methods for conducting surveillance and also approaches for data analysis. A concluding section summarizes communication of surveillance findings, including the use of traditional and social media, in addition to showcasing lessons learned from the New York City Department of Health's experience in surveillance and epidemiology training. This comprehensive new book covers major topics at an introductory to intermediate level, and will be an excellent resource for instructors. Suitable for use in graduate level courses in public health, human and veterinary medicine, and in undergraduate programs in public-health-oriented disciplines, Concepts and Methods in Infectious Disease Surveillance is also a useful primer for frontline public health practitioners, hospital epidemiologists, infection control practitioners, laboratorians in public health settings, infectious disease researchers, and medical and public health informaticians interested in a concise overview of infectious disease surveillance.

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Section A: Introduction 1. Surveillance as a Foundation for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Nkuchia M. M'ikanatha and John K. Iskander 2. The Legal Basis for Public Health Surveillance Gail Horlick and Jean O'Connor 3. National, State, and Local Public Health Surveillance Systems Ruth Jajosky and Jennifer Ward 4. Quarantine and the Role of Surveillance in Nineteenth-Century Public Health David S. Barnes Section B: Specific Surveillance Systems 5. Surveillance for Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Immunization Daniel Payne 6. Surveillance for Seasonal and Novel Influenza Viruses Bruno Ciancio and Piotr Kramarz 7. Surveillance for Bacterial Infections of Public Health Importance Lee H. Harrison and Gayle Fischer Langley 8. Surveillance for Foodborne Diseases Elaine Scallan and Casey Barton Behravesh 9. Surveillance of Healthcare-associated Infections Lennox K. Archibald and Theresa J. McCann 10. Surveillance for Zoonotic Diseases Linda Capewell Pimentel and Ethel V.Taylor 11. Surveillance of Viral Hepatitis Infections Daniel R. Church, Gillian A. Haney, Monina Klevens, Alfred DeMaria Jr 12. Surveillance for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Elizabeth Torrone and Kyle Bernstein 13. Surveillance for HIV/AIDS Eve D. Mokotoff and James J. Gibson 14. Public Health Surveillance for Tuberculosis Lori R. Armstrong and Roque Miramontes Section C: Methods Used in Surveillance and Data Analysis 15. Analysis and Interpretation of Surveillance Data Louisa E. Chapman and James N. Tyson 16. Global Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases Jennifer Nuzzo 17. Infectious Diseases Surveillance and Global Security David L. Blazes and Sheri Lewis 18. Electronic information systems in surveillance: Implementation of the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System in South Carolina Eric Brenner 19. Electronic Information Systems in Surveillance: Electronic Laboratory Reporting Richard S. Hopkins and Nkuchia M. M'ikanatha 20. Use of Geographic Information Systems in Infectious Disease Surveillance Rebecca J. Eisen and Lars Eisen Section D: Cross-cutting Issues in Infectious Disease Surveillance 21. Communication of Surveillance Findings Brian G. Southwell and Bridget J. Kelly 22. Lessons Learned in Epidemiology and Surveillance Training in New York City Elizabeth Chuang and Carolyn Greene

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