Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine

Paperback | February 28, 2014

EditorAndrew Brent, Robert Davidson, Anna Seale

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The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fourth edition is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, this portable guide ensures that you always have the vital information you need at yourfingertips.Fully revised and updated for its fourth edition, it includes brand new chapters on humanitarian crises, poisoning and envenoming, nosocomial infections, and antibiotic resistance. The paediatric illness sections have been expanded, and website links have been fully updated and extended. With theclear, easy-reference style of the trusted Oxford Handbook format, written and reviewed by an international team of clinical experts, this is a truly global handbook and an essential resource. Make sure you never leave home without it!

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The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fourth edition is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, this portable guide ensures that you always have the vital information you need at yourfingertips.Fully revised and updated for its fou...

Andrew Brent is Specialist Registrar in Infectious Diseases Nuffield Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and Centre for Tropical Medicine, Oxford, UK. Robert Davidson is Consultant Physician, Northwick Park Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK. Anna Seale is WT Research...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:944 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.68 inPublished:February 28, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199692564

ISBN - 13:9780199692569

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Table of Contents

1. Management of the sick child2. Malaria3. HIV/AIDS4. Tuberculosis5. Chest medicine6. Diarrhoeal diseases7. Gastroenterology8. Cardiovascular Medicine9. Renal medicine10. Neurology11. Haematology12. Endocrinology and biochemistry13. Ophthalmology14. Dermatology15. Bone, joint, and soft tissue infections16. Sexually transmitted infections17. Nutrition18. Multi-system diseases and infections19. Mental health20. Trauma21. Poisoning and envenoming22. Immunisation23. Health Emergencies in Humanitarian Crises24. Obstetrics and Gynaecology - emergencies25. Nosocomial infection, Antibiotic prescribing and resistance

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"...this is a gem of a handbook." --Mad Mag 2007