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:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416043904
Electronic ISBN:
9780323314671