Tropical and Parasitic Infections in the Intensive Care Unit / Edition 1

Tropical and Parasitic Infections in the Intensive Care Unit / Edition 1

by Charles Feldman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387233792

ISBN-13: 9780387233796

Pub. Date: 10/02/2007

Publisher: Springer US

In the past, many tropical and parasitic infections were confined to tropical areas of the world located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. However, with the increase in air travel and tourism and the changing patterns of immigration, an increasing number of individuals are coming into contact with these infectious agents and transmission

Overview

In the past, many tropical and parasitic infections were confined to tropical areas of the world located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. However, with the increase in air travel and tourism and the changing patterns of immigration, an increasing number of individuals are coming into contact with these infectious agents and transmission across the world has been enhanced.

Tropical and Parasitic Infections in the Intensive Care Unit provides an international perspective on this topic and an overview of those infections that may cause critical illness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387233796
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
10/02/2007
Series:
Perspectives on Critical Care Infectious Diseases Series, #9
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Severe Malaria: South African Perspective.- Severe Malaria: North American Perspective.- Viruses in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): South African Perspective.- Viral Infections in ICU Patients: North American Perspective.- Tuberculosis in the Intensive Care Unit: South African Perspective.- Tuberculosis in the Intensive Care Unit: The North American Perspective.- HIV in the ICU: South African Perspective.- HIV Infection and Associated Infections in the Intensive Care Unit: Perspectives from North America.- African Trypanosomiasis: South African Perspective.- Parasitic Infections in the ICU: South African Perspective.- Fungal Infections in the ICU: South African Perspective.- Endemic mycosis: North American Perspective.

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