- About the editors
- List of Contributors
- Chapter 1 What is health protection?
- Chapter 2 Who is involved in health protection?
- Chapter 3 Key principles and practice of health protection
- Chapter 4 The basics of infection microbiology
- Chapter 5 Vero cytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) O157
- Chapter 6 Hepatitis B
- Chapter 7 Hospital multi-resistant infections
- Chapter 8 Influenza
- Chapter 9 Legionnaires’ disease
- Chapter 10 Measles
- Chapter 11 Meningitis and meningococcal disease
- Chapter 12 Tuberculosis
- Chapter 13 Business continuity: Illustrated by hospital ward closures
- Chapter 14 Fire and fear: Immediate and long-term health aspects
- Chapter 15 Flooding and health: Immediate and long-term implications
- Chapter 16 Ambient air pollution and health
- Chapter 17 Cancer and chronic disease clusters
- Chapter 18 Hospital and community infection prevention and control (IPC)
- Chapter 19 Immunization
- Chapter 20 Incidents and outbreak management
- Chapter 21 Health protection surveillance
- Chapter 22 Essential statistics and epidemiology
- Chapter 23 Conducting epidemiological studies in health protection
- Chapter 24 Using evidence to guide practice in health protection
- Chapter 25 Quality assurance and audit
- Chapter 26 New and emerging infectious diseases
- Chapter 27 New and emerging environmental hazards and situations
- Chapter 28 Global disasters and risk reduction strategies
- Chapter 29 Sustainability
- Appendix 1 SIMCARDs for dealing with infectious diseases
- Appendix 2 SIMCARDs for dealing with emergency situations
- Appendix 3 SIMCARDs for dealing with environmental hazards and situations
- Appendix 4 Health protection legislation (England) guidance (2010): notifiable diseases
- Appendix 5 The reporting of causative agents from local laboratory to local health protection team (PHE)
What is health protection?
- What is health protection?
, Alex G. Stewart
, and Ian Rufus
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