Tropical Diseases

Tropical Diseases: A Practical Guide for Medical Practitioners and Students

Science, Study & Work
Paperback Published on: 07/11/2013
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Synopsis

Tropical Diseases outlines the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases encountered in developing regions---areas where the unexpected can occur and where Western medical capabilities are often unavailable. Taking a pragmatic approach, it is an invaluable reference and resource for medical professionals and students travelling abroad or working in unfamiliar terrain.

Diseases profiled here include a brief historical background, main signs and symptoms, and practical methods of individual prevention and treatment. Additional features include:

- Over 60 maps depicting the geographic origins and modern distribution of tropical diseases

- A classification scheme for parasitic diseases according to the location of the final parasitic stage in the human body

- Clinical case studies

For the new or experienced health care provider, Tropical Diseases is a handy, practical guide to treating and avoiding disease in any environment.

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
  • ISBN: 9780199997909
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 399g
  • Dimensions: 127 x 201 x 25 mm

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