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Part One: Communicable Diseases & Selected Infections
Bed Bugs
Cellulitis
Conjunctivitis (Red Eye)
Diarrhea
Haemophilus Influenza Type b (Hib)
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
HIV / AIDS
Impetigo
Influenza
Lice
Maggots (Myiasis)
Measles
Meningococcal Disease
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Pinworm
Pneumonia, Community Acquired
Ringworm
Scabies
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Part I: Genital Sores
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Part II: “Drips” & Discharges
Sinusitis
Streptococcal Pharyngitis (Strep Throat)
Tinea Pedis (Athlete’s Foot)
Tuberculosis (TB)
Upper Respiratory Infection (URI/Common Cold)
Varicella (Chickenpox)
Viral Meningitis
West Nile Virus & Other Mosquito-borne Infections

Part Two: Exposure-Related Conditions
Accidental Hypothermia & Frostbite: Cold-Related Conditions
Hyperthermia & Heat Stroke: Heat-Related Conditions

Part Three: Emerging Challenges in Street and Shelter Medicine
Bioterrorism
Nosocomial Infections
Proper Use of Antibiotics
Nutritional Issues
Pain Management
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Part Four: The Management of Chronic Diseases
Chronic Medical Diseases in Homeless Populations
The Health Disparities Collaborative
Diabetes
Depression

Part Five: Immunizations
Adult Immunizations
Childhood Immunizations

Part Six: Food Management in Shelters & Soup Kitchens

Part Seven: Fact Sheets (English & Spanish)

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