Manson's Tropical Diseases

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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.

Hardbound, 1360 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-5101-2


  • 1 History of tropical medicine, and medicine in the tropics

    Section 1: Public Health & Economics

    2 Global health

    3 Global health governance and tropical diseases

    4 The Economic Case for Devoting Public Resources to Health

    Section 2: Health Research and Ethics

    5 Ethics and Tropical Diseases: Some Global Considerations

    Section 3: Epidemiology

    6 Issues and challenges of public-health research in developing countries

    Section 4: Clinical assessment

    7 Emergency and intensive care medicine in resource poor settings

    8 Ultrasound in tropical medicine

    Section 5: Viral Infection

    9 HIV: Epidemiology in the Tropics

    10 Clinical Features and Management of HIV/AIDS

    11 HIV/AIDS in children

    12 HIV/AIDS prevention

    13 Viral hepatitis

    14 Arbovirus infections

    15 Dengue

    16 Viral hemorrhagic fevers

    17 Rabies

    18 Rotavirus and other viral diarrhea

    19 Respiratory viruses and atypical bacteria

    20 Viral Exanthems

    21 Virus infections of the nervous system

    Section 6: Bacterial Infections

    22 Tropical rickettsial infections

    23 Sexually transmitted infections (excluding HIV)

    24 Bacterial Enteropathogens (Shigella, dystentery, cholorea, E coli)

    25 Salmonella infections

    26 Pneumococcal disease

    27 Bacterial meningitis

    28 Brucellosis

    29 Noma, Actinomycisis and Nocardia

    30 Bartonellosis, Cat-scratch Disease, Trench Fever, Human Erlichiosis

    31 Anthrax

    32 Tetanus

    33 Plague

    34 Melioidosis

    35 Diphtheria

    36 Endemic treponematosis including yaws and other spirochetes

    37 Leptospirosis

    Section 7: Fungal Infections

    38 Fungal Infections

    39 Pneumocystis jirovecii infection

    Section 8: Mycobacterial Infections

    40 Tuberculosis

    41 Leprosy

    42 Mycobacterium ulcerans disease

    Section 9: Protozoan Infections

    43 Malaria

    44 Babesiosis

    45 Human African trypanosomiasis

    46 American Trypanosomiasis: Chagas Disease

    47 Leishmaniasis

    48 Toxoplasmosis

    49 Intestinal Protozoa

    50 Pathogenic and Opportunistic Free-Living Amebae: Agents of Human and Animal Disease

    51 Trichomonas vaginalis

    Section 10: Helminthic Infections

    52 Schistosomiasis

    53 Food-borne Trematodes

    54 The filariases

    55 Soil-transmitted Helminths (Geohelminths)

    56 Echinococcosis/Hydatidosis

    57 Other Cestode Infections: Intestinal cestodes, cysticercosis, other larval cestode infections

    Section 11: Ectoparasites

    58 Scabies

    59 Louse infestation

    60 Other Ectoparasites: Leeches, Myiasis and Sand fleas

    Section 12: Non-communicable diseases in the tropics

    61 Non-Communicable Diseases: Equity, Action & Targets

    62 Cardiovascular and vascular disease in the tropics including stroke, hypertension and ischemic heart disease

    63 Diabetes in the tropics

    64 Cancer in the tropics

    65 Hematological diseases in the tropics

    66 Renal disease in the tropics

    67 Ophthalmology in the tropics and subtropics

    68 Dermatological problems

    69 Musculoskeletal disorders

    70 Respiratory problems in the tropics

    71 Tropical Neurology

    72 Psychiatry

    73 Tropical Oral Health

    Section 13: Environmental Disorders

    74 Environmental Stress

    75 Venomous and poisonous animals

    76 Plant poisons and traditional medicines

    Section 14: Nutrition

    77 Nutrition-associated Disease

    78 Obesity in the tropics

    Section 15: Maternal/child health

    79 Obstetrics in the tropics

    80 Pediatrics in the tropics

    Appendices -

    A1 Clinical laboratory diagnosis

    A2 Parasitic Protozoa

    A3 Medical helminthology

    A4 Medical acarology and entomology

    A5 Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine


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