Lecture Notes: Tropical Medicine

Lecture Notes: Tropical Medicine

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Overview

Lecture Notes: Tropical Medicine by G. V. Gill

Lecture Notes: Tropical Medicine is a comprehensive introduction to tropical medicine. The new edition is in full colour throughout with over 40 colour images integrated with the text. There is a new chapter on syndromes of undernutrition (in both children and adults), and the section on non-communicable diseases has been extended to include mental health problems in the tropics.

The core information is presented in a clear and concise way, with extensive use of diagrams, algorithms, tables and boxes. All chapters have been updated to reflect current best practice and the annotated bibliographies and lists of web-based resources have been extended. The chapters on HIV, tuberculosis and malaria have undergone particularly extensive revision, reflecting rapid changes in these areas since the last edition.

Lecture Notes: Tropical Medicine is particularly aimed at postgraduate doctors attending tropical medicine courses, as well as medical students taking a tropical medicine elective period. It will also be useful to a wide range of other health professionals involved with medicine in the tropics, or imported tropical disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405180481
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/05/2009
Series: Lecture Notes Series
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Gill is Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Nick J Beeching is Senior Lecturer in Infectious diseases at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Both edited the fifth edition of this book.

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