The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual / Edition 2by Christopher A. Sanford, Russell McMullen
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
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Older Edition
- 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
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
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
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
45 The Eosinophilic Patient with Suspected Parasite Infection
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