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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

Details

No. of pages:
1360
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780702057700
Electronic ISBN:
9780702053061
Print ISBN:
9780702051012
Print ISBN:
9780702051029

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