Manson's Tropical Diseases

23rd Edition

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  • Jeremy Farrar
  • Peter Hotez
  • Thomas Junghanss
  • Gagandeep Kang
  • David Lalloo
  • Nicholas White
    • Print ISBN 9780702051012
    • Electronic ISBN

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    Table of Contents

    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 treponem


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    About the authors

    Jeremy Farrar

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; Director, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, South East Asia Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Peter Hotez

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor, Pediatrics and Molecular & Virology and Microbiology, Head, Section of Pediatric Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine; Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics, Director, Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, President, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Houston, Texas, USA

    Thomas Junghanss

    Affiliations and Expertise

    apl Professor and Head, Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

    Gagandeep Kang

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

    David Lalloo

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Tropical Medicine, Dean of Clinical Sciences and International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

    Nicholas White

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK