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New eBooks for 2019-2020!

Posted by on May 30th, 2019 Posted in: Blog, PHDL Resources

Eight new eBooks have been added to the Public Health Digital Library for the upcoming year:


AAP PediatricsAAP’s Pediatric Collection is a series of selected pediatric articles that highlight different facets of information across various AAP publications, including AAP Journals, AAP News, Blog Articles, and eBooks.   Collections address important issues in pediatric medicine, child health, public health, trending news/events, and the latest best practices in pediatric medicine.

2018 © American Academy of Pediatrics


Antisepsis, Disinfection Sterilization

Antisepsis, Disinfection, and Sterilization: Types, Action, and Resistance, by Gerald E. McDonnell, is a detailed and accessible presentation of the current methods of microbial control.  Each major category, such as physical disinfection methods, is given a chapter in which theory, spectrum of activity, advantages, disadvantages, and modes of action of the methods are thoroughly and clearly presented.   Sufficient background on the lifecycles and general anatomy of microorganisms is so that the reader who is new to microbiology will better appreciate how physical and chemical biocides work their magic on microbes.

2017 © American Society for Microbiology


APIC/JCR Infection PreventionAPIC & JCR’s Infection Prevention and Control Workbook 3rd ed . is an updated version of a JCR best-seller, developed and co-published in partnership with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), addresses infection prevention and control in all types of health care settings.

2017 © Joint Commission Resources



Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in DentistryBasic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry  is a thoroughly updated, new edition that ensures all members of the dental team are up to speed on the practical aspects of infection prevention and control.  It provides step-by-step guidance on the safe running of a dental practice, clear and concise explanations if the key issues and concepts, an overview of the evidence base, and coverage of legal and regulatory issues about which all staff members need to be aware.

2017 © John Wiley & Sons Ltd.


Davis' Comprehensive Manual of Labratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing ImplicationsDavis’ Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications

The information nurses need … when, where, and how they need it!    Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this manual delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results and provide quality patient care – pre-test, intra-test, and post-test.

2018 © F. A. Davis Company


Disaster Nursing and Emergency PreparednessDisaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism, and Other Hazards 

Disasters lay heavy burdens upon healthcare systems. While natural and man-made disasters are not new, the global nature, rate, type, and totality of their impact has only increased. The 4th edition of this text addresses the rapid changes in these crises and analyzes the latest attempts to provide timely, multidisciplinary healthcare.

2019 © Springer Publishing Company LLC


Lippincott Nursing ProceduresLippincott Nursing Procedures – 8th Ed.   This start to finish guide includes over 400 nursing procedures-from basic to advanced.  Every entry lists equipment, details each step to perform right at the bedside, and provides rationales and cautions to ensure patient safety and positive outcomes.

2019 ©Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ZoonoosesZoonoses: Infectious Diseases Transmissible Between Animals and Humans,– 4th Ed.

Today, more than 200 diseases occurring in humans and animals are known to be mutually transmitted.  Classic infectious Diseases such as rabies, plaque, and yellow fever have not been eradicated despite major efforts.

2016 © ASM Press


The PHDL contains the most current edition of an eBook whenever possible. eBook descriptions are included in the database and are searchable. The following titles are no longer available through STAT!Ref and have been removed from the collection: Dental Public Health & Research: Contemporary Practice for the Dental Hygienist, Old’s Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women’s Health Across the Lifespan, Primary Preventive Dentistry, Kozer & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice.

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Kathy Downing is the Public Health Digital Library Coordinator for the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office.

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