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Tropical diseases : a practical guide for medical practitioners and students

Author: Yann A Meunier; Michael Hole; Takudzwa Shumba; B J Swanner
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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'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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meunier, Yann A.
Tropical diseases.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013020453
(OCoLC)844301615
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yann A Meunier; Michael Hole; Takudzwa Shumba; B J Swanner
ISBN: 9780199997916 0199997918
OCLC Number: 862114621
Description: 1 online resource (409 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Disease and patient introduction --
Parasitic diseases --
Adult parasite location --
Blood and lymphatic systems --
Digestive tract --
Lungs --
Nails and hair --
Sexual organs --
Skin and integumentary system --
Urinary tract --
Parasitic dead ends and larval diseases --
Deep fungal diseases --
Basidiobolomycosis --
Blastomycosis (North American or Gilchrist Disease or Chicago disease) --
Blastomycosis (South American or Lutz-Splendore-Almeida disease) --
Chromomycosis --
Coccidioidomycosis (or Posadas-Wernicke, or Posadas-Rixford disease) --
Conidiobolomycosis --
Histoplasmosis (African) --
Histoplasmosis (American or Darling disease) --
Lobomycosis (or Jorge Lobo disease) --
Mycetoma (or Madura foot) --
Pythiosis --
Rhinosporidiosis --
Scytalidiosis --
Bacterial, chlamydial, and prion diseases --
Bacterial diseases --
Chlamydial diseases --
Prion disease --
Viral diseases --
Common diseases --
Rare diseases --
Tropical health hazards --
Animal-induced diseases --
Exotic food poisoning --
Heat-related illnesses --
Travelers and tropical diseases --
Antibiotic resistance.
Responsibility: Yann A. Meunier, MD ; with contributions from Michael Hole, Takudzwa Shumba, and B.J. Swanner.

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"This is a straight-to-the-point manual of tropical diseases with no frills." --The Lancet

 
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