Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine / Edition 1

Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine / Edition 1

by Michael Eddleston, Stephen Pierini
     
 

"This third edition provides a signs-and-symptoms-based guide to medical problems commonly seen in the tropics." The sections on trauma, malaria, cardiology, chest medicine, gastroenterology, mental health, and dermatology have undergone major revision, and there is new material on altitude sickness, heat stroke, avian flu, and poisoning. See more details below

Overview

"This third edition provides a signs-and-symptoms-based guide to medical problems commonly seen in the tropics." The sections on trauma, malaria, cardiology, chest medicine, gastroenterology, mental health, and dermatology have undergone major revision, and there is new material on altitude sickness, heat stroke, avian flu, and poisoning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192627728
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/08/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 4.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

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1 Management of the sick child 1

2 Malaria 31

3 HIV/AIDS 67

4 Tuberculosis 139

5 Respiratory medicine 163

6 Diarrhoeal diseases 213

7 Gastroenterology 269

8 Cardiology 329

9 Renal medicine 363

10 Neurology 393

11 Haematology 453

12 Endocrinology 499

13 Ophthalmology 523

14 Dermatology 541

15 Bone, joint, and soft tissue infections 579

16 Sexually transmitted infections 595

17 Nutrition 621

18 Multi-system diseases and infections 665

19 Mental health 741

20 Trauma and obstetric emergencies 771

21 Poisoning and envenoming 787

22 Immunization 807

23 Appendix: websites 829

Index 831

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