The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual / Edition 2

The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual / Edition 2

by Christopher A. Sanford, Russell McMullen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721642144

ISBN-13: 9780721642147

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Revised and expanded, the third edition of this respected manual offers the latest advice on preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries. A solid introduction to the subject, it's handy for systematic review and for quick reference. New content includes information on lyme disease, HIV, infants and…  See more details below

Overview

Revised and expanded, the third edition of this respected manual offers the latest advice on preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries. A solid introduction to the subject, it's handy for systematic review and for quick reference. New content includes information on lyme disease, HIV, infants and children, women, air travel, and more.

Features:

  • Information is included for all patient age groups [macron] reflecting the trend toward more family - oriented, international traveling.
  • The needs of adults with chronic illnesses and medical conditions who travel are addressed.
  • Content is included on interacting with patients who present with exotic illnesses.
  • A special area of infectious diseases is provided that expands on the coverage given in medical schools and in residency/fellowship training.
  • A solid introduction to the subject is presented, making it ideal for systematic review and convenient quick reference.
  • A clear, concise style is featured, with May popular tables for reference.
What's New:
  • All existing chapters have been updated to include the latest information from clinical research studies and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Nine new chapters have been added - Air Carrier Health Issues, Emerging Infectious Diseases and Travel, Diving Medicine, Travel Advice for Infants and Children, Travel Advice for Women, Travel and HIV Infection, The Business Expatriate, Leptospirosis, and Lyme Disease
  • Content has been expanded to include more detail on selected topics and special patient groups
  • New authors have contributed to 32 chapters, offering their expertise and clinical wisdom.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721642147
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
4.88(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 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

Sect. 2 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

Sect. 3 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)

Sect. 4 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

Sect. 5 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'sDisease)

Sect. 6 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

Sect. 7 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

Index

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