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An introduction to infectious diseases

Label
An introduction to infectious diseases
Title
An introduction to infectious diseases
Contributor
Production company
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This course will take you on a voyage through the fascinating world of infectious diseases. You will travel through the centuries and right up to current outbreaks of new, emerging and often deadly diseases. You will travel side by side with germs as they hitch rides by land, sea, and air, spreading their virulence worldwide. With many germs around us daily, this course will identify the beneficial ones and help you avoid or destroy the ones that cause disease
Member of
Cataloging source
CNEDM
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
616.9
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Barry C. Fox, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fox, Barry C.
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Better living Health & wellness
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communicable diseases
  • Communicable diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Bioterrorism
  • Bioterrorism
  • Communicable diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Medicine
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
An introduction to infectious diseases
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 1511
  • Program contains twenty-four lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (viii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-213) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The Dynamic World of Infectious Disease -- Bacteria: Heroes and Villains -- Viruses: Hijackers of Your Body's Cells -- Moldy Menaces and Fungal Diseases -- Milestones in Infectious Disease History -- Antibiotics: A Modern Miracle Lost? -- Disc 2. Which Germs in Your Daily Life Matter? -- Six Decades of Infectious Disease Challenges -- Vaccines Save Lives -- The Immune System: Our Great Protector -- Zoonosis: Germs Leap from Animals to Humans -- Tick-Borne Diseases: A Public Health Menace -- Disc 3. Food-Borne Illness: What's Your Gut Feeling? -- Respiratory and Brain Infections -- Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Blood Poisoning -- STDs and Other Infections below the Belt -- Stay Out of the Hospital! -- The Nemesis of Mankind: HIV and AIDS -- Disc 4. Malaria and Tuberculosis: Global Killers -- Global Travel, War, and Natural Disasters -- Influenza: Past and Future Threat -- Bioterrorism: How Worried Should We Be? -- Emerging and Reemerging Diseases -- Outbreak! Contagion! The Next Pandemic!
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes)
Isbn
9781629971247
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD1511A
  • ID1511A-01
  • PB1511A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn910909695
  • (OCoLC)910909695
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
An introduction to infectious diseases
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 1511
  • Program contains twenty-four lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (viii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-213) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The Dynamic World of Infectious Disease -- Bacteria: Heroes and Villains -- Viruses: Hijackers of Your Body's Cells -- Moldy Menaces and Fungal Diseases -- Milestones in Infectious Disease History -- Antibiotics: A Modern Miracle Lost? -- Disc 2. Which Germs in Your Daily Life Matter? -- Six Decades of Infectious Disease Challenges -- Vaccines Save Lives -- The Immune System: Our Great Protector -- Zoonosis: Germs Leap from Animals to Humans -- Tick-Borne Diseases: A Public Health Menace -- Disc 3. Food-Borne Illness: What's Your Gut Feeling? -- Respiratory and Brain Infections -- Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Blood Poisoning -- STDs and Other Infections below the Belt -- Stay Out of the Hospital! -- The Nemesis of Mankind: HIV and AIDS -- Disc 4. Malaria and Tuberculosis: Global Killers -- Global Travel, War, and Natural Disasters -- Influenza: Past and Future Threat -- Bioterrorism: How Worried Should We Be? -- Emerging and Reemerging Diseases -- Outbreak! Contagion! The Next Pandemic!
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes)
Isbn
9781629971247
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD1511A
  • ID1511A-01
  • PB1511A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn910909695
  • (OCoLC)910909695
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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