//Understanding Dengue Exploring Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Management

Understanding Dengue Exploring Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Management

The book “Understanding Dengue: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Management” is a comprehensive guide for health professionals, researchers, and students interested in dengue. The book is divided into seven chapters, each discussing various aspects of dengue in detail. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the book and its scope. Chapter 2 focuses on the epidemiology and pathogenesis of dengue, providing insights into the global burden of the disease, its definition, and the mosquito cycle. Chapter 3 discusses dengue’s transmission and vector ecology, including the history of dengue fever, the transmission cycle, and the vector ecology. Chapter 4 covers the diagnosis of dengue, including clinical and laboratory diagnostics, virological and serological methods, and rapid tests. Chapter 5 provides detailed information on dengue’s signs and symptoms, including the disease’s characteristics, the febrile phase, the critical phase, and the recovery phase. It also discusses dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome. Chapter 6 focuses on managing dengue, including infection prevention and control, prevention of dengue fever outbreaks with Wolbachia bacteria, prevention of dengue fever in travelers, and vaccination. Chapter 7 covers health care and assessment, including nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, nursing interventions, and home care guidelines. The book is informative, well-structured, and easy to understand, making it an essential guide for anyone interested in understanding dengue’s epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management.