A Synopsis of Infectious and Tropical Diseases - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780723608264, 9781483183565

A Synopsis of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

3rd Edition

Authors: A. W. Woodruff S. G. Wright
eBook ISBN: 9781483183565
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 28th May 1987
Page Count: 364
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A Synopsis of Infectious and Tropical Diseases provides a summary of information on the diagnosis and management of infectious and tropical diseases. It contains essential information required by general practitioners, specialists, medical students and graduates preparing for higher examinations, the nursing profession, and health workers in the proper management of infective and tropical diseases. This book is organized into nine chapters that describe the signs and symptoms, clinical forms and manifestations, incubation period, stages of invasion, mode of transmission, epidemiology, and treatment of different tropical and infectious diseases such as those caused by viruses, protozoans, and metazoan parasites. These diseases include herpesvirus infections, blackwater fever, and trematode or fluke infections. This book will be of interest to travelers and people in the medical profession.

Table of Contents

Section 1. Diseases due to Viruses

Chapter 1 Herpesvirus Infections

Chapter 2 Influenza

Chapter 3 Common Cold

Chapter 4 Measles

Chapter 5 Rubella

Chapter 6 Mumps

Chapter 7 Rotavirus Infection

Chapter 8 Enteroviruses

Chapter 9 Poliomyelitis

Chapter 10 Rabies

Chapter 11 Arbovirus Diseases

Chapter 12 Yellow Fever

Chapter 13 Dengue

Chapter 14 Viral Hepatitis

Chapter 15 Phlebotomus Fever

Chapter 16 Hemorrhagic Fevers

Chapter 17 Marburg and Ebola Virus Infections

Chapter 18 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids)

Chapter 19 Kuru

Chapter 20 Smallpox

Section 2. Rickettsial and Chlamydial Diseases

Chapter 21 Typhus Fever

Chapter 22 Trench Fever

Chapter 23 Q Fever

Chapter 24 Lymphogranuloma Venereum

Chapter 25 Psittacosis

Section 3. Diseases Due to Spirochaetes

Chapter 26 Relapsing Fevers

Chapter 27 Leptospirosis

Chapter 28 Treponematoses

Chapter 29 Yaws

Chapter 30 Rat-Bite Fever

Section 4. Bacterial Diseases

Chapter 31 Typhoid Fever

Chapter 32 Bacterial Food Poisoning

Chapter 33 Dysentery

Chapter 34 Streptococcal Infections

Chapter 35 Staphylococcal Infections

Chapter 36 Diphtheria

Chapter 37 Whooping-Cough

Chapter 38 Haemophilus Influenza Infections

Chapter 39 Meningococcal Meningitis

Chapter 40 Gonococcal Infections

Chapter 41 Brucellosis

Chapter 42 Cholera

Chapter 43 Plague

Chapter 44 Tetanus

Chapter 45 Glanders

Chapter 46 Anthrax

Chapter 47 Leprosy

Chapter 48 Tularaemia

Chapter 49 Bartonellosis

Section 5. Diseases Due to Mycoses and Higher Bacteria

Chapter 50 Actinomycosis, Nocardiosis and Madura Disease

Section 6. Protozoan Infections

Chapter 51 Malaria

Chapter 52 Blackwater Fever

Chapter 53 Trypanosomiasis

Chapter 54 Leishmaniasis

Section 7. Diseases Due to Metazoan Parasites

Chapter 55 Trematode or Fluke Infections

Chapter 56 Diseases Caused by Cestodes

Chapter 57 Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Section 8. Nutritional and Hematological Disorders

Chapter 58 Nutritional Diseases

Chapter 59 Alimentary Disorders of Particular Importance in the Tropics

Chapter 60 Anemias of the Tropics

Section 9. Miscellaneous

Chapter 61 Tropical Ulcer. Tropical Sloughing Phagedena

Chapter 62 Venomous Animals

Chapter 63 Heat-Induced Disorders

Chapter 64 Miscellaneous Diseases



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