Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Gerd GrossSexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Gerd Gross

Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

byGerd GrossEditorStephen K. Tyring

Hardcover | August 19, 2011

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This comprehensive, up-to-date reference book is intended to serve as the standard guide in the field. It covers the epidemiology and etiology of the various sexually transmitted infections and associated diseases, reviews novel diagnostic methods, and discusses in depth both new and established treatment methods. An important part of the book is devoted to prevention and particularly to immunoprevention by vaccination. Related issues such as sexual abuse, psychosocial aspects, and economic and political considerations are also included. The expertise of many worldwide renowned specialists and superb color illustrations make this book a valuable resource for practitioners from a variety of medical disciplines. It has a reader-friendly structure with "core messages" and "take-home pearls".
Professor Gerd Gross has been Director of the Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the University of Rostock, Germany, since 1996. He is a recognized authority in the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. His particular field of interest is the impact and control of viruses in clin...
Title:Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Transmitted DiseasesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:925 pagesPublished:August 19, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642146627

ISBN - 13:9783642146626

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Table of Contents

History.- Epidemiology of STI.- Behavioural Aspects.- The Normal Genitalia: Structure and Physiology.- Bacterial Infections.- Viral Infections.- Ectoparasites.- Protozoan Infections.- Fungal Infections.- STD and Travel Medicine.- Therapy.- Prevention/Vaccines.- Novel Diagnostic Methods.- Non STI-Related Dermatosis in Female and Male Patients.- Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pediatrics, Perinatology and Reproduction.- Female Genital Mutilation and Risk for Transmission of STIs.- The Role of Circumcision in Preventing STIs.- Other Genital Infections.- Sexual Abuse.- Psychosocial issues.- Physical Barrier Methods and Microbicides.- Economic and Political Issues Associated with Sexually Transmitted Diseases.- Index.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This hefty . book summarises the most up-to-date information on sexually transmitted infections and diseases. . In view of its intended audience, 'the medical student and resident who are interested in infectious diseases . and the microbiologist who will advance new developments in the field', the authors have certainly succeeded in providing a text that is up to its publisher's standard. . research scientists, epidemiologists, and public health workers, might find it an authoritative and valuable work of reference, and a source of continuing inspiration." (Johannes Bogaards, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Vol. 12, June, 2012)