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Author Strickman, Daniel.

Title Prevention of bug bites, stings, and disease / Daniel Strickman, Stephen P. Frances, Mustapha Debboun ; with illustrations by Rachel Strickman
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. What's Biting Me?; 2. Location, Location, Location; 3. When Is Enough Enough?; 4. Stop Them at the Source; 5. WANTED: Dead or Dead; 6. Good Fences Make Good Neighbors; 7. Suit Up!; 8. Put on Something Natural; 9. Repellents That Work; 10. Formulation: The Choice Is Up to You; 11. How Do I Know What Works?; 12. How Do I Know That It's Safe?; 13. Will It Hurt? Toxic Stings and Bites; 14. Future Directions; 15. Putting It All Together; Glossary; References; Index
Summary Here is all the information you will ever need--no matter where you are in the world--to identify, avoid, and protect yourself against all manner of blood sucking or venomous arthropods, ranging from scorpions, spiders, ants, and bees to mites, ticks, lice, bed bugs, sand flies, biting midges, mosquitoes, and horse flies. Line drawings and representative color photographs help identify bugs accurately, and information on each bug's particular habits and habitats allows readers to minimize potentially annoying, painful, and even lethal encounters. This book is packed with helpful tips on using
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-301) and index
Notes English
Subject Arthropoda.
Bites and stings.
Arthropod vectors.
Insect baits and repellents.
Insecticides.
Communicable diseases -- Transmission.
Poisoning.
Agricultural chemicals.
Public health.
Drug abuse.
Drug addiction.
Diseases.
Medical care.
Pesticides.
Insect Repellents -- therapeutic use
Insecticides -- therapeutic use
Arthropod Vectors
Insect Bites and Stings -- prevention & control
Insect Repellents
Insecticides
Bites and Stings
Insect Bites and Stings
Disease Vectors
Specialty Uses of Chemicals
Disease Transmission, Infectious
Toxic Actions
Poisoning
Agrochemicals
Chemical Actions and Uses
Public Health
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemicals and Drugs
Disease
Environment and Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Pesticides
Arthropods
insecticide.
public health.
drug addiction.
drug abuse.
disease.
illness.
pesticide.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Safety.
Arthropoda.
Bites and stings.
Parasitäre Krankheit
Wanzen
Form Electronic book
Author Frances, Stephen P.
Debboun, Mustapha.
ISBN 9780199710911
0199710910
9780199710904
0199710902
9780199867677
0199867674
1282267388
9781282267381
9786612267383
6612267380