Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text: Atlas, Cases, Text

Hardcover | July 16, 2008

byRobin Cooke

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WINNER of the Australian Publishers Association, The Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2009, Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Scholarly ReferenceInfectious diseases are the worlds leading cause of premature death and do not recognize geographic, political, or social boundaries; therefore global understanding and action is required if health care workers are to investigate, diagnose, control and, if possible, eradicate such diseases.

Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text is more than simply an atlas; it provides the historical background of each disease and illustrates its manifestation by case presentations. Contributions from a team of international specialists add further weight to the text. Presented in a user-friendly, clinical-cases style in keeping with problem-based learning, the book features:

Clinical presentations of the disease Diagnostically relevant information Treatment options (in some cases)Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text can be used as a reference by general practitioners, residents, interns, and medical students, as well as specialists in infectious diseases, pathology, dermatology, and public health. The historical vignettes and the engaging writing style ensure it can also be read by those with a general interest in the subject.

With over 1500 high-quality images delivered in striking full color, the books covers both common and uncommon diseases.

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WINNER of the Australian Publishers Association, The Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2009, Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Scholarly ReferenceInfectious diseases are the worlds leading cause of premature death and do not recognize geographic, political, or social boundaries; therefore global understanding and action is required i...

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Infectious diseases do not recognise geographic, political or social boundaries, therefore global understanding and action is required if health care workers are to investigate, diagnose, control and, if possible, eradicate such diseases.Professor Robin A. Cooke’s Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text is more than simply an atlas; it...

Professor Robin A. Cooke, OBE, OAM, MD (Qld), DCP (Lond.), FRCPA, FRCPath (Dip), FACTM; is a foundation member and Fellow of the Australian College of Tropical Medicine. He is the former president of the International Academy of Pathology (IPA) and has been editor of its newsletter for over twenty years.In 2006 Professor Cooke was awar...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 4.41 × 3.35 × 0.49 inPublished:July 16, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070159068

ISBN - 13:9780070159068

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Table of Contents

1Introduction

2Bacterial infections

3Tuberculosis

4Leprosy

5Sexually transmitted diseases

6Atypical mycobacteria, Rickettsiae, Yaws and Colonic spirochaetosis

7Fungal infections

8Viral Infections

9Parasitic infections A Protozoa

10Parasitic infections B Nematodes, Trematodes, Cestodes

11Pandemic diseases

12Emerging viral infections