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

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$203.00
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $108.63
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 56%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $108.63   
  • New (6) from $108.63   
  • Used (1) from $297.08   

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: David J. Dries, MD (University of Minnesota Medical School)
Description: This is the ninth volume in a series of monographs on infectious disease considerations in critical care.
Purpose: An overview is provided from a multinational perspective on tropical bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections in the critical care unit.
Audience: Staff practitioners and senior house officers are an appropriate audience for this work, which comes from noted editors in North America and South Africa.
Features: The book is divided into South African and North American perspectives on a variety of problems including malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, parasitic and fungal infections. The 12 chapters are cleanly written with occasional tables. Each chapter contains a reference list dating to within two years of publication. Citations represent original rather than secondary sources. A succinct table of contents provides chapter title, authorship and whether the perspective comes from South Africa or North America. A subject index of less than 10 pages, clearly adequate to describe content of the monograph, concludes.
Assessment: This is an effective, focused review for the critical care practitioner. Typical textbooks may not contain the concise and clear presentations contained here. Despite minor editorial inconsistencies such as reference presentation, this is a good quick read, particularly for the medical intensive care unit.

3 Stars from Doody
Read More Show Less

Product Details

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.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)