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Manson's Tropical Diseases, 23rd Edition

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ISBN - 9780702051012
Autor(es) - Jeremy Farra, Peter Hotez, Thomas Junghanss, Gagandeep Kang, David Lalloo, Nicholas White
Editora - Saunders
Ano de Edição - 2014
N º de Páginas - 1552


From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, Manson’s Tropical Diseases prepares you to effectively handle whatever your patients may have contracted. Featuring an internationally recognized editorial team, global contributors, and expert authors, this revised and updated medical reference book provides you with the latest coverage on parasitic and infectious diseases from around the world.

Key Features

- Incorporate the latest therapies into your practice, such as recently approved drugs and new treatment options.
- Find what you need easily and apply it quickly with highlighted key information, convenient boxes and tables, extensive cross-referencing, and clinical management diagrams.

New to This Edition

- Make the most accurate Tropical Disease diagnoses through a completely redesigned and modernized format, which includes full-color images throughout plus a wealth of additional illustrations online at Expert Consult.
- Apply the latest treatment strategies for HIV/AIDS, tropical neurology, malaria, and much more.
- Put the latest international expertise to work for you and your patients with new chapters covering Global Health; Global Health Governance and Tropical Diseases; Non-communicable Diseases; Obesity in the Tropics; and Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine in Resource-poor Settings.
- See which diseases are most prevalent in specific areas of the tropics through a new index of diseases by country, as well as online-only maps that provide additional detail.
- Better understand the variations in treatment approaches across the globe.

Table of Contents

1 History of tropical medicine, and medicine in the tropics

Section 1: Public Health & Economics
2 Global health
3 Global health governance and tropical diseases
4 The Economic Case for Devoting Public Resources to Health

Section 2: Health Research and Ethics
5 Ethics and Tropical Diseases: Some Global Considerations

Section 3: Epidemiology
6 Issues and challenges of public-health research in developing countries

Section 4: Clinical assessment
7 Emergency and intensive care medicine in resource poor settings
8 Ultrasound in tropical medicine

Section 5: Viral Infection
9 HIV: Epidemiology in the Tropics
10 Clinical Features and Management of HIV/AIDS
11 HIV/AIDS in children
12 HIV/AIDS prevention
13 Viral hepatitis
14 Arbovirus infections
15 Dengue
16 Viral hemorrhagic fevers
17 Rabies
18 Rotavirus and other viral diarrhea
19 Respiratory viruses and atypical bacteria
20 Viral Exanthems
21 Virus infections of the nervous system

Section 6: Bacterial Infections
22 Tropical rickettsial infections
23 Sexually transmitted infections (excluding HIV)
24 Bacterial Enteropathogens (Shigella, dystentery, cholorea, E coli)
25 Salmonella infections
26 Pneumococcal disease
27 Bacterial meningitis
28 Brucellosis
29 Noma, Actinomycisis and Nocardia
30 Bartonellosis, Cat-scratch Disease, Trench Fever, Human Erlichiosis
31 Anthrax
32 Tetanus
33 Plague
34 Melioidosis
35 Diphtheria
36 Endemic treponematosis including yaws and other spirochetes
37 Leptospirosis

Section 7: Fungal Infections
38 Fungal Infections
39 Pneumocystis jirovecii infection

Section 8: Mycobacterial Infections
40 Tuberculosis
41 Leprosy
42 Mycobacterium ulcerans disease

Section 9: Protozoan Infections
43 Malaria
44 Babesiosis
45 Human African trypanosomiasis
46 American Trypanosomiasis: Chagas Disease
47 Leishmaniasis
48 Toxoplasmosis
49 Intestinal Protozoa
50 Pathogenic and Opportunistic Free-Living Amebae: Agents of Human and Animal Disease
51 Trichomonas vaginalis

Section 10: Helminthic Infections
52 Schistosomiasis
53 Food-borne Trematodes
54 The filariases
55 Soil-transmitted Helminths (Geohelminths)
56 Echinococcosis/Hydatidosis
57 Other Cestode Infections: Intestinal cestodes, cysticercosis, other larval cestode infections

Section 11: Ectoparasites
58 Scabies
59 Louse infestation
60 Other Ectoparasites: Leeches, Myiasis and Sand fleas

Section 12: Non-communicable diseases in the tropics
61 Non-Communicable Diseases: Equity, Action & Targets
62 Cardiovascular and vascular disease in the tropics including stroke, hypertension and ischemic heart disease
63 Diabetes in the tropics
64 Cancer in the tropics
65 Hematological diseases in the tropics
66 Renal disease in the tropics
67 Ophthalmology in the tropics and subtropics
68 Dermatological problems
69 Musculoskeletal disorders
70 Respiratory problems in the tropics
71 Tropical Neurology
72 Psychiatry
73 Tropical Oral Health

Section 13: Environmental Disorders
74 Environmental Stress
75 Venomous and poisonous animals
76 Plant poisons and traditional medicines

Section 14: Nutrition
77 Nutrition-associated Disease
78 Obesity in the tropics

Section 15: Maternal/child health
79 Obstetrics in the tropics
80 Pediatrics in the tropics

A1 Clinical laboratory diagnosis
A2 Parasitic Protozoa
A3 Medical helminthology
A4 Medical acarology and entomology
A5 Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine

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