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Title Manson's tropical diseases
Edition Twenty-third edition / [edited by Jeremy Farrar [and five others]
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Saunders, 2013
©2014
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
Contents History of Tropical Medicine, and Medicine in the Tropics -- Global Health -- Global Health Governance and Tropical Diseases -- The Economic Case for Devoting Public Resources to Health -- Ethics and Tropical Diseases : Some Global Considerations -- Issues and Challenges of Public-Health Research in Developing Countries -- Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine in Resource-Poor Settings -- Ultrasound in Tropical Medicine -- HIV : Epidemiology in the Tropics -- Clinical Features and Management of HIV/AIDS -- HIV/AIDS in Children -- HIV/AIDS Prevention -- Viral Hepatitis -- Arbovirus Infections -- Dengue -- Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers -- Rabies -- Rotavirus and Other Viral Diarrhoea -- Respiratory Viruses and Atypical Bacteria -- Viral Exanthems -- Virus Infections of the Nervous System -- Tropical Rickettsial Infections -- Sexually Transmitted Infections (Excluding HIV) -- Bacterial Enteropathogens -- Salmonella Infections -- Pneumococcal Disease -- Bacterial Meningitis -- Brucellosis -- Noma, Actinomycosis and Nocardia -- Bartonellosis, Cat-scratch Disease, Trench Fever, Human Ehrlichiosis -- Anthrax -- Tetanus -- Plague -- Melioidosis -- Diphtheria -- Endemic Treponematosis Including Yaws and Other Spirochaetes -- Leptospirosis -- Fungal Infections -- Pneumocystis jirovecii Infection -- Tuberculosis --
Leprosy -- Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease -- Malaria -- Babesiosis -- Human African Trypanosomiasis -- American Trypanosomiasis : Chagas Disease -- Leishmaniasis -- Toxoplasmosis -- Intestinal Protozoa -- Pathogenic and Opportunistic Free-living Amoebae : Agents of Human and Animal Disease -- Trichomonas vaginalis -- Schistosomiasis -- Food-borne Trematodes -- The Filariases -- Soil-transmitted Helminths (Geohelminths) -- Echinococcosis -- Other Cestode Infections : Intestinal Cestodes, Cysticercosis, Other Larval Cestode Infections -- Scabies -- Louse Infestation -- Other Ectoparasites : Leeches, Myiasis and Sand Fleas -- Non-communicable Diseases : Equity, Action and Targets -- Cardiovascular and Vascular Disease in the Tropics Including Stroke, Hypertension and Ischaemic Heart Disease -- Diabetes in the Tropics -- Cancer in the Tropics -- Haematological Diseases in the Tropics -- Renal Disease in the Tropics -- Ophthalmology in the Tropics and Sub-tropics -- Dermatological Problems -- Musculoskeletal -- Respiratory Problems in the TropicsDisorders -- Tropical Neurology -- Pstchiatry -- Tropical Oral Health -- Environmental Stress -- Venomous and Poisonous Animals -- Plant Poisons and Traditional Medicines -- Nutrition-associated Disease -- Obesity in the Tropics -- Obstetrics in the Tropics -- Paediatrics in the Tropics -- Appendix 1 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis -- Appendix 2 Parasitic Protozoa -- Appendix 3 Medical Helminthology -- Appendix 4 Medical Acarology and Entomology -- Appendix 5 Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine
Summary From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, Manson's Tropical Diseases prepares you to effectively handle whatever your patients may have contracted. Featuring an internationally recognized editorial team, global contributors, and expert authors, this revised and updated medical reference book provides you with the latest coverage on parasitic and infectious diseases from around the world. Incorporate the latest therapies into your practice, such as recently approved drugs and new treatment options.Find what you need easily and apply it quickly with highlighted key information, convenient boxes and tables, extensive cross-referencing, and clinical management diagrams
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Tropical medicine.
Tropical Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Farrar, Jeremy, editor of compilation
Manson, Patrick, Sir, 1844-1922. Tropical diseases
ISBN 0702051012
0702051020 (International edition)
0702053066 (electronic bk.)
9780702051012
9780702051029 (International edition)
9780702053061 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Available from some providers with the title: Manson's Tropical Infectious Diseases
Tropical diseases