Sunday, November 9, 2008

Download The Blue Book: Guidelines for The Control of Infectious Diseases.pdf

The blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases has been published by the Communicable Diseases Section, Public Health Group, Victorian Department of Human Services, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention and control of infectious diseases.

The Department of Human Services is committed to enhancing and protecting the health and well-being of all Victorians. Victorian Department of Human Services’ challenge, together with public health practitioners, is to reduce community risk from communicable disease in Victoria through the implementation of patient focused and population focused control strategies based on surveillance and risk assessment.

Information for each disease in this edition covers:

  • Victorian statutory requirement for notification and exclusion
  • infectious agent(s)
  • identification
  • incubation period
  • public health significance and occurrence
  • reservoir
  • mode of transmission
  • period of communicability
  • susceptibility and resistance
  • control measures for patients and contacts
  • outbreak measures
  • international measures if applicable
  • sources of further information if applicable

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