Culture and Politics of Health Care Work : Divining Without Seeds : The Case for Strengthening Laboratory Medicine in Africa (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Culture and Politics of Health Care Work : Divining Without Seeds : The Case for Strengthening Laboratory Medicine in Africa

Author: Iruka N Okeke
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A forceful argument in favor of making diagnostic support a part of every drug delivery plan in Africa.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Culture and Politics of Health Care Work : Divining Without Seeds : The Case for Strengthening Laboratory Medicine in Africa
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iruka N Okeke
OCLC Number: 939856929
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction1. The Power of Sight2. Fever: Is It Malaria?3. Fever: Beyond Malaria4. Drug Resistance5. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers6. Detecting Covert Infection ahead of the Final Diagnosis7. Diagnostic Certainty and Disease Control8. Origins and Outlook of Diagnostic Insufficiency in AfricaConclusion: The Feasibility of Laboratory Diagnosis in African SettingsNotesWorks CitedIndex

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"In this beautifully written book Iruka N. Okeke interweaves the problems of Africa, the history of infectious diseases, and her own life experience to make the compelling case that the near-total Read more...

 
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