INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Nov 8, 2022 by in INFECTIOUS DISEASE Comments Off on Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 This chapter includes an overview of the viral transmission and the phases of infection before providing specifics about SARS-CoV-2. Following the description of SARS-CoV-2 transmission dynamics, the…

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8. Infectious Disease

Dec 11, 2021 by in INFECTIOUS DISEASE Comments Off on 8. Infectious Disease

“Bacteria, just like any other life form, need energy to survive, multiply, and colonize. Patients with uncontrolled diabetes have high sugar content in their sweat and connective tissues, which can…

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Medical Care of Athletes and Infection Risk

Jun 20, 2021 by in INFECTIOUS DISEASE Comments Off on Medical Care of Athletes and Infection Risk

Medical Care of Athletes and Infection Risk Deverick J. Anderson Samuel Hume Introduction Team medical personnel play a critical role in infection prevention among athletes. Primarily, medical personnel are responsible…

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Common Infections in Athletes—The Basics

Jun 20, 2021 by in INFECTIOUS DISEASE Comments Off on Common Infections in Athletes—The Basics

Common Infections in Athletes—The Basics Jessica Seidelman Nicholas A. Turner Introduction Athletes are at increased risk for infections for several reasons. For example, athletes have frequent skin-to-skin contact and are…

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Developing an Emergency Preparedness Program

Jun 8, 2021 by in INFECTIOUS DISEASE Comments Off on Developing an Emergency Preparedness Program

Developing an Emergency Preparedness Program Angela Hewlett Shelly Schwedhelm Paul Biddinger Disasters and major emergencies that disrupt healthcare operations are expected events. In the World War II era, emergency management…

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