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Proliferation of training programs for nonphysician health care workers has brought with it publication of a number of books aimed at this audience. Dr. Imperato's book, intended for "physician's assistants, nurses and nursing students and para-medical personnel," is one of these, and considers the problems that infection poses, both in care of the individual patient and in effect on the community. The first seven chapters present historical background, theoretical guidelines, and principles relating to both personal and societal aspects of infection. In the second part, 81 diseases or syndromes are summarized under 15 general headings (general description, causative agent, mode
The Treatment and Control of Infectious Diseases in Man.. Ann Intern Med. ;81:722. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-5-722_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(5):722.
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