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The travel and tropical medicine manual

Author: Elaine C Jong; Christopher Sanford
Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This book is a handy, portable guide to preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries. New updates and additional material are presented in a sleek new design that offers rapid access to the content you need. The fourth edition features more critical content than ever beforeincluding new evidence-based recommendations and new maps and illustrations.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine C Jong; Christopher Sanford
ISBN: 9781416026136 1416026134
OCLC Number: 265653715
Description: xiv, 682 pages : illustrations, maps
Contents: Section I. Pre-Travel Advice --
1. Approach to Travel Medicine and a Personal Travel Medicine Kit --
2. Urban Medicine: Threats to Health of Travelers to Developing World Cities --
3. Emerging Diseases and the International Traveler --
4. Air Carrier Issues in Travel Medicine --
5. Immunizations For Travelers --
6. Malaria Prevention --
7. Traveler's Diarrhea: Prevention & Self-Treatment --
8. Water Disinfection --
9. Motion, Cold and Heat Disorders --
Section II. Advice for Special Travelers --
10. Altitude Illness --
11. Diving Medicine --
12. Travel Advice for Pediatrics Travelers: Infants, Children and Adolescents --
13. Advice for Women Travelers --
14. Travel & HIV Infection --
15. Travel with Chronic Medical Conditions --
16. Pre-Travel Risk Assessment & Health Advice for Missionaries and Other Long-Term Expatriate Volunteers --
17. The Business Expatriate --
18. Health Screening in Immigrants, Refugees and International Adoptees --
Section III. Fever --
19. Malaria Diagnosis & Treatment --
20. Travel-Acquired Illnesses Associated with Fever --
21. Viral Hepatitis in Travelers and Immigrants --
22. Leptospirosis --
23. Lyme Disease --
24. Tuberculosis in Travelers and Immigrants --
25. Chagas' Disease --
26. African Trypanosomiasis (African Sleeping Sickness) Section IV. Diarrhea --
27. Approach to Diarrhea in Returned Travelers --
28. Amebiasis, Giardiasis and Other Intestinal Protozoan Infections --
29. Food Poisoning: Toxic Syndromes --
30. Fish and Shellfish Poisoning: Toxic Syndromes --
Section V. Skin Lesions --
31. Approach to Tropical Dermatology --
32. Acute Skin Reactions and Bacterial Infections --
33. Ectoparasites, Cutaneous Parasites, and Cnidarian Envenomation --
34. Fungal Skin Infections --
35. Leishmaniasis --
36. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) --
Section VI. Sexually Transmitted Diseases --
37. Sexually transmitted Infections and Foreign Travel --
38. Gonococcal and Chlamydial Genital Infections and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease --
39. Syphilis --
40. Genital Ulcer Disease --
Section VII. Worms --
41. Common Intestinal Roundworms --
42. Cestodes: Intestinal and Extraintestinal Tapeworms Infections, including Echinococcocis and Cysticercosis --
43. Filarial Infections --
44. Trematodes --
45. The Eosinophilic Patient with Suspected Parasite Infection --
Appendix.
Responsibility: edited by Elaine C. Jung, Christopher Sanford.

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