Respiratory And Brain Infections

Respiratory And Brain Infections

Lecture 14 Of 24

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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This Lecture: Turn now to severe respiratory and central nervous system illnesses that may have deadly consequences. Zoom in to the cellular level to see how complicated these infections can be, and how deadly pneumonia and bacterial meningitis can become. Learn to recognize the symptoms of pneumonia and meningitis, and when to seek medical attention. The Course: Infectious diseases affect everyone. They account for 26% of all deaths worldwide, and unlike chronic diseases, they have the potential for explosive global impacts. In An Introduction to Infectious Diseases, get an accessible overview of diseases--from the mundane to the fatal - from a renowned physician who specializes in this topic. All Lectures: 1. The Dynamic World of Infectious Disease 2. Bacteria: Heroes and Villains 3. Viruses: Hijackers of Your Body's Cells 4. Moldy Menaces and Fungal Diseases 5. Milestones in Infectious Disease History 6. Antibiotics: A Modern Miracle Lost? 7. Which Germs in Your Daily Life Matter? 8. Six Decades of Infectious Disease Challenges 9. Vaccines Save Lives 10. The Immune System: Our Great Protector 11. Zoonosis: Germs Leap from Animals to Humans 12. Tick-Borne Diseases: A Public Health Menace 13. Food-Borne Illness: What's Your Gut Feeling? 14. Respiratory and Brain Infections 15. Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Blood Poisoning 16. STDs and Other Infections below the Belt 17. Stay Out of the Hospital! 18. The Nemesis of Mankind: HIV and AIDS 19. Malaria and Tuberculosis: Global Killers 20. Global Travel, War, and Natural Disasters 21. Influenza: Past and Future Threat 22. Bioterrorism: How Worried Should We Be? 23. Emerging and Reemerging Diseases 24. Outbreak! Contagion! The Next Pandemic!
Publisher: [United States]:, The Great Courses,, 2015
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Edition: Unabridged
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) :,digital
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Additional Contributors: Fox, Barry C.
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