Reading scientific literature is important in professional development for anyone in the medical field. However, reading research articles and scientific articles can be challenging. This activity will reinforce your understanding of microbiology, as well as teach you how to read, comprehend, and apply concepts useful for microbiology.
Read the following articles:
“How to Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Illnesses in Disaster Evacuation Centers”Links to an external site.
APA Reference: CDC: Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.) How to prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses in disaster evacuation centers. https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/disease/respiratoryic.html
“Respiratory Diseases”Links to an external site.
APA Reference: Matteelli, A., & Saleri, N. (2008). Respiratory diseases. Travel Medicine, 561–572. https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-323-03453-1.10057-4
Answer the following questions in 1–2 double-spaced pages following APA (7th ed.) format.
How are the majority of respiratory diseases spread?
Identify three important control measures to help decrease the spread of respiratory disease? Which of these measures is most effective in your locale?
Identify two diseases from the articles that you found most interesting. Explain.