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Title Handbook of meningococcal disease management / Ian Feavers, Andrew J Pollard, Manish Sadarangani [editors]
Published [Switzerland] : Adis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 111 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction and epidemiology of meningococcal disease -- Carriage and transmission of meningitis -- Pathogenesis of meningitis -- Diagnosis of meningococcal disease -- Clinical aspects of meningitis -- Treatment of meningococcal disease -- Prevention of meningococcal disease -- Appendix
Summary This concise pocketbook will provide readers with an overview and background of meningococcal disease, treatment options and emerging therapies, and methods of prevention. The book was originally commissioned due to recent developments in vaccinations to prevent meningococcal disease. This book reviews the disease progression and associated risk factors; its pathogenesis and diagnosis; methods of treatment and prevention, both current and emerging; and the future directions of meningococcal disease management. The book is ideal for busy healthcare professionals, as it covers all aspects of the disease and its treatment in a condensed and manageable format, whilst including the most up-to-date treatment guidelines and algorithms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed January 27, 2016)
Subject Meningococcal infections -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Neisseria meningitidis.
Meningococcal Infections -- diagnosis
Meningococcal Infections -- therapy
Neisseria meningitidis
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Neisseria meningitidis
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Feavers, Ian, editor
Pollard, Andrew J., editor.
Sadarangani, Manish, editor
ISBN 9783319281193