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Control of Communicable Diseases Manual

20th Edition with MEDLINE Journals and Public Health News

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual includes the latest on identifying, managing, and preventing hundreds of infectious diseases, as well as public health news feeds and literature tracking.


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Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM), the most widely-recognized and authoritative reference for public health workers, delivers up-to-date information on identifying, managing, and preventing infectious diseases.

The latest edition from the American Public Health Association (APHA) promotes the key concepts to control disease: proper nutrition, research, prevention and treatment, and sanitation. Each entry is arranged in an easy-to-consult format and divided into nine sub-categories including infectious agent, occurrence, mode of transmission, and methods of control. CCDM also includes MEDLINE Journals, which allows you to view abstracts and citations from your favorite journals, and RSS feeds from the American Journal of Public Health, World Health Organization (WHO), National Institute of Health (NIH), Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, and more.

The award-winning Unbound™ Platform makes it easy to find just the information you need. The intuitive interface, superior navigation tools, and clean design are optimized for performance on each device platform.


  • Details on nearly 500 infectious diseases
  • Expert disease control recommendations from the APHA
  • Extensive coverage for the Ebola Virus
  • Guidelines for diagnosis, transmission, management, prevention, and more
  • Detailed infection control practices
  • ICD-10 codes
  • Two new chapters on noma and animal/human communicable diseases
  • Dedicated sections for explanation of terms and abbreviations found in the resource
  • Citations, abstracts, and links to relevant literature in MEDLINE Journals
  • Public Health News feeds from the American Journal of Public Health, WHO, NIH, and more
  • “Favorites” for bookmarking important entries
  • Web access for one year



David L. Heymann, MD

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