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cover image - Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)
ISBN: 9780323093286
Page Count: 460
Imprint: Mosby
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Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

by Karin C. VanMeter, PhD, William G. VanMeter, PhD (deceased) and Robert J. Hubert, BS

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Even if you’ve never studied chemistry or biology before, this straightforward text makes microbiology easy to learn and helps you understand the spread, control, and prevention of infections. Content is logically organized and reflects just the right level of detail to give you a solid foundation for success, enabling you to connect concepts to real-world practice and confidently apply your scientific knowledge to patient care.

    • Focuses on just the right amount of information you need to know to save you valuable time.
    • Chapter outlines and key terms for every chapter help you study more efficiently.
    • Learning objectives clarify chapter goals and guide you through content.
    • UNIQUE! Why You Need to Know boxes detail the history and everyday relevance of key topics to enhance your understanding.
    • UNIQUE! Life Application boxes demonstrate how science applies to real-world scenarios.
    • UNIQUE! Medical Highlights boxes emphasize special details and anecdotal information to give you a more comprehensive understanding of pathologic conditions.
    • UNIQUE! Healthcare Application tables provide quick access to important data on symptoms, causes, and treatments.
    • Review questions at the end of each chapter test your understanding and help you identify areas requiring further study.
    • Internet resources listed at the end of every chapter direct you to reliable sources for further research.
  • 1. Scope of Microbiology

    2. Chemistry of Life

    3. Cell Structure and Function

    4. Microbiological Laboratory Techniques

    5. Safety Issues

    6. Bacteria and Archaea

    7. Viruses

    8. Eukaryotic Microorganisms

    9. Infection and Disease

    10. Infections of the Integumentary System, Soft Tissue, and Muscle

    11. Infections of the Respiratory System

    12. Infections of the Gastrointestinal System

    13. Infections of the Nervous System and Senses

    14. Infections of the Circulatory System

    15. Infections of the Urinary System

    16. Infections of the Reproductive System

    17. Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases

    18. Emerging Infectious Diseases

    19. Physical and Chemical Methods of Control

    20. The Immune System

    21. Pharmacology

    22. Antimicrobial Drugs

    23. Human Age and Microorganisms

    24. Microorganisms in the Environment and Environmental Safety

    25. Biotechnology

    Appendix

  • Karin C. VanMeter, PhD, Lecturer, Iowa State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa, William G. VanMeter, PhD (deceased), Professor Emeritus, Iowa State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA and Robert J. Hubert, BS, Laboratory Coordinator, Iowa State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Ames, Iowa.
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