Ch 14: Pathogenesis, Disease Prevention & Control

About This Chapter

The subjects of this chapter are pathogenesis, disease prevention and control. By studying these lessons, you will get familiar with pathogenesis versus the human immune system. You may also gain an understanding of the ways in which diseases can spread.

Pathogenesis, Disease Prevention & Control - Chapter Summary

These lessons on pathogenesis, disease prevention and control were developed by our experts as a way to help to better understand things like inflammatory responses and the effect those responses have on the entire body. They also highlight techniques and examples of surgical asepsis. You will take a look at the inner workings of human immune system and learn other lesson-specific information, such as:

  • What pathogenesis means
  • Major alternatives available for the treatment of inflammation
  • Epidemic, endemic and pandemic disease
  • How Yersinia pestis caused the spread of the pneumonic and bubonic plague diseases

These text and video lessons are designed to be completed in five to ten minutes. The companion self-assessment is used as a quick test of your comprehension and retention of the material covered. You can manage your progress on the dashboard provided. An end-of-chapter test will verify that you understood the main chapter concepts and subject matter.

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