Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual

ISBN-10: 1416026134
ISBN-13: 9781416026136
Edition: 4th 2008
List price: $75.95
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Description: Heres a handy, portable guide to preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries! Whether youre a physician, traveler, or both, this respected manual is your perfect source for quick,  More...

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Book details

List price: $75.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Heres a handy, portable guide to preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries! Whether youre a physician, traveler, or both, this respected manual is your perfect source for quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information. The books architecture has been improved, with updates and additional material, for a sleek new design that offers rapid access to the content you need. The fourth edition features more critical content than ever beforeincluding new evidence-based recommendations, new maps and illustrations, and a new travel medicine pharmacopeia. From pre-travel advice and immunizations to the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of travel-related illnesses, youll have all the information you need to avoid, recognize, and treat illnesses acquired away from home in a convenient, pocket size guide. Illustrates key concepts with visual guidance from dynamic new images. Offers evidence-based treatment recommendations to enable you to manage diseases confidently. Includes a special chapter on infectious diseases so you can enhance your knowledge of this important topic. Provides access to need-to-know information quickly in a convenient, pocket size for excellent portability. Features the most recent developments in tropical and travel medicine to keep you current. Includes new maps and other images to provide a better quality visual display of the information. Presents the disease content in a new, more structured layout for improved readability and bleeds for easier access to the sections you want. Consolidates valuable dosage and other information in a new Drugs in Tropical and Travel Medicine appendix.

Carl R. Branan has more than 40 years of worldwide experience in process design and troubleshooting in oil, chemicals, fibers, polymers, coal, natural gas, and LNG. Before retiring from El Paso Natural Gas, he served a process engineer, plant engineer, and project engineer. Mr. Branan is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and is the author of several books on process engineering and fractionators, including Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers.

Pre-Travel Advice
Approach to Travel Medicine and a Personal Travel Medicine Kit
Urban Medicine: Threats to Health of Travelers to Developing World Cities
Emerging Diseases and the International Traveler
Air Carrier Issues in Travel Medicine
Immunizations For Travelers
Malaria Prevention
Traveler's Diarrhea: Prevention & Self-Treatment
Water Disinfection
Motion, Cold and Heat Disorders
Advice for Special Travelers'
Altitude Illness
Diving Medicine
Travel Advice for Pediatrics Travelers: Infants, Children and Adolescents
Advice for Women Travelers
Travel & HIV Infection
Travel with Chronic Medical Conditions
Pre-Travel Risk Assessment & Health Advice for Missionaries and Other Long-Term Expatriate Volunteers
The Business Expatriate
Health Screening in Immigrants, Refugees and International Adoptees
Fever
Malaria Diagnosis & Treatment
Travel-Acquired Illnesses Associated with Fever
Viral Hepatitis in Travelers and Immigrants
Leptospirosis
Lyme Disease
Tuberculosis in Travelers and Immigrants
Chagas' Disease
African Trypanosomiasis (African Sleeping Sickness)
Diarrhea
Approach to Diarrhea in Returned Travelers
Amebiasis, Giardiasis and Other Intestinal Protozoan Infections
Food Poisoning: Toxic Syndromes
Fish and Shellfish Poisoning: Toxic Syndromes
Skin Lesions
Approach to Tropical Dermatology
Acute Skin Reactions and Bacterial Infections
Ectoparasites, Cutaneous Parasites, and Cnidarian Envenomation
Fungal Skin Infections
Leishmaniasis
Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually transmitted Infections and Foreign Travel
Gonococcal and Chlamydial Genital Infections and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Syphilis
Genital Ulcer Disease
Worms
Common Intestinal Roundworms
Cestodes: Intestinal and Extraintestinal Tapeworms Infections, including Echinococcocis and Cysticercosis
Filarial Infections
Trematodes
The Eosinophilic Patient with Suspected Parasite Infection

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