GIDEON Guide to Outbreaks
GIDEON Guide to Outbreaks summarizes the status of 25,480 outbreaks in the field of Infectious Diseases.
Data are summarized in 5,805 tables, and supplemented by 62,475 electronically linked references. Outbreak charts are designed to allow users to quickly scan and compare outbreaks according to year, setting, number of cases / deaths, affected population and other parameters.
Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease, and include:
- Disease name
- Disease synonyms
- Outbreak summary: total numbers of cases and outbreaks for disease
- Worldwide: A selection of iconic outbreaks; or the largest published outbreaks
- Country: Outbreak lists by country including specific case details and references
This 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 (www.gideononline.com) which relies on standard textbooks and peer-review journals, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.