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Infectious Diseases of the Cook Islands

Infectious Diseases of the Cook Islands

Infectious Diseases of the Cook Islands is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each chapter is divided into four sections:

1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Status of the disease in the Cook Islands
3. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of the Cook Islands follows the diseases chapters.

There are 357 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 193 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to the Cook Islands. A number of other diseases are not relevant to the Cook Islands and have not been included in this book.

In addition to endemic diseases, all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from the Cook Islands are included.

Price: $49.99 special $39.99
253 pages, 51 graphs, 1,497 references, 3 MB PDF
2017 edition. Updated January 20, 2017
ISBN: 9781498813303

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