Human-Animal Medicine

Human-Animal Medicine

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Human-Animal Medicine is an innovative reference exploring the unprecedented convergence of human, animal, and environmental health, triggering global pandemics and requiring new clinical paradigms. The qOne Healthq approach calls for greater communication and cooperation between human health care providers, public health professionals, and veterinarians to better address vital issues of emerging diseases and environmental change. This incredibly timely book provides, for the first time, practical guidelines for qOne Healthq collaborations in a wide range of clinical human-animal health issues, including the H1N1 virus, zoonotic diseases, the human-animal bond, animal allergy, bites and stings, and animals as qsentinelsq for toxic environmental health hazards. UNIQUE! For each condition, specific steps human health care providers, veterinarians, and public health professionals must take to prevent and manage disease. UNIQUE! Comparative tables of disease signs, diagnosis and treatment in humans and animals for easy reference. UNIQUE! Guidelines to detect and improve environmental factors affecting the health of humans and animals. Occupational health guidelines for preventive care of animal workers including veterinary personnel, farmers, pet store employees, and zoo workers. Treatment of emerging disease issues including zoonoses, H1N1 virus, harmful algae blooms, and animal-related pesticides UNIQUE! Sample protocols facilitate professional communication between veterinarians, human health clinicians, and public health professionals. Legal and ethical aspects of qOne Healthq that human health providers and veterinarians need to know.2007;38(2):247. 11. Warburton A.R., Jones P.H., Bruce J. Zoonotic transmission of giardiasis: a case control study. Commun Dis Rep CDR Rev.. 1994;4(3):R32. 12. 9th ed.Kahn C.M., Line S., editors. The Merck veterinary manual. Merck: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2005. 13. ... HeymannD.L., editor. Controlof communicable diseases manual, 19thed., Washington, DC: AmericanPublicHealth Association, 2008.

Title:Human-Animal Medicine
Author:Peter M. Rabinowitz, Lisa A. Conti
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2009-12-16


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