Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Fourth Edition

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Fourth Edition

by King Holmes, P. Sparling, Walter Stamm, Peter Piot
     
 

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The most respected, all-in-one global STD reference - now in full-color

With a level of detail and scientific rigor that no other text can match, Sexually Transmitted Diseases takes you through all aspects of STDs, from epidemiology to diagnosis and public health measures. Featuring an exciting new full-color format, the fourth edition of

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The most respected, all-in-one global STD reference - now in full-color

With a level of detail and scientific rigor that no other text can match, Sexually Transmitted Diseases takes you through all aspects of STDs, from epidemiology to diagnosis and public health measures. Featuring an exciting new full-color format, the fourth edition of Sexually Transmitted Diseases delivers the most encyclopedic overview of the clinical, microbiological, and public health aspects of STDs, including HIV. Turn to any page, and you'll find essential coverage of critical new developments in vaccines and prevention, global epidemiology, new treatments, and much more.

Features of the Fourth Edition:

  • The ultimate sourcebook on STDs, with top-to-bottom coverage of all STDs and all etiologies, from bacteria to viruses and more
  • Cutting-edge insights and clinically relevant perspectives from a distinguished roster of international authorities in medicine, infectious disease, and public health
  • NEW! Brand-new chapters that cover: Drug Use and STDs, Cervical Cancer and STDs ,Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in AIDS ,Pregnancy and Bacterial STDs ,Pregnancy and Perinatal Transmission of STDs ,The Role of Primary Care Clinicians in Managing STDs ,STD and HIV Vaccines
  • NEW! Eye-catching full-color format with hundreds of precise illustrations that drive home chapter concepts and help you visualize various conditions

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Editorial Reviews

Booknews
New edition of a text that provides information on the clinical, microbiological, and public health aspects of STD, including HIV infection. One hundred & seven contributions discuss socioeconomic impact of sexually transmitted diseases/HIV; history of STD; epidemiology; social and psychological determinants of sexuality; profiles of groups and behaviors with high priority for intervention; sexually transmitted pathogens; STD care management; STD/HIV in reproductive health and pediatrics; prevention and control; and special medical, legal, and social issues. Contains 119 color plates. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071593113
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
11/22/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1440
File size:
75 MB
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Meet the Author

King Holmes is Director if the STD Program at the University of Washington, and is Chair of the new Department of Global Medicine. He is known worldwide for his work on the control of STDs.

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