The American Public Health Association (APHA), and Unbound Medicine, recently announced the release of the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM) for both the web and as mobile applications for the iPhone®, BlackBerry®, Android™, Windows Mobile® and Palm® devices. The title has long been a component of Norris’ reserve collection and was formerly included in electronic format in Stat!Ref.
The classic APHA publication contains up-to-date information about the occurrence, transmission, resistance and control of infectious diseases vital to public health professionals. CCDM users can download Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobile Web exclusively from Unbound Medicine or view it at http://www.usc.edu/e_resources/hsl/gateways/19025.php
The Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobil Web includes citations and abstracts from the latest issues of selected journals such as the American Journal of Public Health, the Journal of Tropical Medicine and Bulletin of the World Health Organization and links to full-text articles. CCDM for Mobile Web also includes RSS news feeds from relevant sites such as APHA, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.