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Manson's tropical diseases.

  • Cook, G. C.
Date
2009
  • Books

About this work

Also known as

Tropical diseases

Publication/Creation

[Edinburgh] : Saunders, 2009.

Physical description

xx, 1,830 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm

Edition

22nd ed. /

Notes

Previous ed.: 2003.
"The Appendices (pages 1599-1798) appear on-line only."--T.p.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

History of tropical medicine, and medicine in the tropics -- Primary care and disease prevention and control -- Epidemiology of disease in the tropics -- Traditional medicine -- Genetics -- Immunological aspects of tropical diseases -- The economics and financing of tropical and infectious disease control -- Ethics and tropical diseases: some global considerations -- General approach to the patient -- Tropical gastroenterological problems -- Respiratory problems in the tropics -- Cardiovascular disease in the tropics -- Haematological diseases in the tropics -- Blood transfusion -- Renal disease in the tropics -- Tropical neurology -- Psychiatry -- Ophthalmology in the tropics and subtropics -- Dermatological problems -- HIV/AIDS and opportunistic illnesses -- Sexually transmitted infections (excluding HIV) -- Musculoskeletal diseases -- Paediatrics in the tropics -- Surgery in the tropics -- Obstetrics in the tropics -- Trends in radiology and imaging services in the tropics -- Tropical oral health -- Travel health -- Heat stress and associated disorders -- Nutrition-associated disease -- Venomous and poisonous animals -- Plant poisons -- Podoconiosis (non-infectious geochemical elephantiasis) -- Familial mediterranean fever (recurrent hereditary polyserositis) -- Malignant disease -- Diabetes in the tropics -- Hypertension in the tropics -- Ischaemic heart disease -- Viral hepatitis -- Arbovirus infections -- Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Viral haemorrhagic fevers -- Epstein-Barr virus and associated diseases -- Rabies -- Diarrhoea caused by viruses -- Respiratory viruses -- Cutaneous viral diseases -- Virus infections of the central nervous system -- Rickettsial infections -- Introduction to acute infective diarrhoea -- Bacterial enteropathogens -- Salmonella infections -- Resistant gut bacteria -- Pneumococcal diseases -- Bacterial meningitis -- Tuberculosis -- Human disease due to environmental mycobacteria and nocardiae -- Leprosy -- Brucellosis -- Actinomycosis and whipple disease -- Bartonellosis, cat-scratch disease, trench fever, human erlichiosis -- Tularaemia -- Anthrax -- Tetanus -- Plague -- Melioidosis -- Diphtheria -- Endemic treponematoses -- Other spirochaetal diseases (excluding treponema spp. and leptospira spp.) -- Leptospirosis -- Fungal infections -- Pneumocystis jiroveci infection -- Malaria -- Babesiosis -- Human African trypanosomiasis -- American trypanosomiasis (chagas' disease) -- Leishmaniasis -- Toxoplasmosis -- Intestinal protozoa -- Potentially pathogenic free-living amoebae -- Trichomonal infection -- Schistosomiasis -- Food-borne trematodes -- Filariases -- Soil-transmitted helminths (geohelminths) -- Echinococcosis/hydatidosis -- Other cestode infections: intestinal cestodes, cysticercosis, other larval cestode infections -- Ectoparasites: leeches and leech infestation, myiasis, jigger fleas, scabies, louse infestation -- Arthropod dermatoses, stings, bites, allergies and neuroses.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    Medical Collection WC680 2009M28

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781416044703
  • 1416044701
  • 9781416044710
  • 141604471X