Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Disease

9th Edition

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Authors: Alan Magill Edward Ryan Tom Solomon David Hill
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416043904
eBook ISBN: 9781455740437
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th November 2012
Page Count: 1214

Description

Hunter’s Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Disease is your comprehensive, go-to resource on the health conditions that arise in the tropics! From infectious diseases through environmental issues, poisoning and toxicology, animal injuries, and nutritional and micronutrient deficiencies, this medical reference book provides you with all the guidance you need to diagnose and manage even the most exotic health concerns. Stay at the forefront of this ever-changing field with Hunter’s Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Disease!

Key Features

  • Understand the common characteristics and methods of transmission for each disease, and learn all the applicable diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention techniques.
  • Get the information you need in the most organized way with infectious agents arranged by syndromes, as they typically present.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface XXX

List of Contributors XXX

PART 1 
CLINICAL PRACTICE IN
THE TROPICS

Section A Organ-based Chapters

1 Tropical Lung Diseases XXX

Ilias C Papanikolaou

Om P Sharma

2 Cardiovascular Diseases XXX

Bongani M Mayosi

John Lawrenson

3 Gastrointestinal Diseases XXX

Ramnik J Xavier

Harry J Thomas

4 Hepatobiliary Diseases XXX

Mark Danta

Arthur Y Kim

5 Hematologic Diseases XXX

Stephen McKew

Jamilla Rajab

Imelda Bates

6 Urinary Tract Diseases XXX

Chris F Heyns

7 Sexually Transmitted Infections XXX

David Mabey

Philippe Mayaud

8 Tropical Dermatology XXX

Arturo Saavedra

David Rosmarin

9 Ophthalmologic Diseases XXX

Hugh R Taylor

Angus W Turner

10 Neurologic Diseases XXX

Tom Solomon

Hadi Manji

11 Psychiatric Diseases XXX

Robert C Stewart

Kinke M Lommerse

Atif Rahman

12 ENT XXX

Charlotte M Chiong

Jose M Acuin

13 Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System XXX

Richard A Gosselin

Jonathan J Phillips

R Richard Coughlin

Section B Skills-based Chapters

14 General Surgery in the Tropics XXX

Donald E Meier

John L Tarpley

Robert Riviello

15 Oral Health and Disease in the Tropics XXX

Martin H Hobdell

Tepirou Chher

16 Maternal and Newborn Health XXX

Nynke R van den Broek

17 Pediatrics in a Resource-constrained Setting XXX

Elizabeth M Molyneux

18 Disasters, Complex Emergencies, and Population Displacement XXX

Trueman W Sharp

Charles W Beadling

Section C Service-bas

Details

No. of pages:
1214
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455740437
eBook ISBN:
9780323314671
Hardcover ISBN:
9781416043904

About the Author

Alan Magill

Affiliations and Expertise

COL / MC, US Army (retired)

Edward Ryan

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Tropical & Geographic Medicine Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Tom Solomon

David Hill

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medical Sciences, Director of Global Public Health, Frank H. Netter MD, School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT, USA