Manson's Tropical Diseases

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009 - Medical - 1830 pages
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From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, be prepared for whatever your patients bring back. The revised and updated 22nd edition of Manson's Tropical Diseases provides you with the latest coverage on emerging and re-emerging diseases from around the world, such as multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis and malaria, the avian flu, and more. Boxes and tables highlight key information on current therapies. And now, as an Expert Consult title, you can access the information you need online as well as in print!

  • Covers every aspect of Tropical Medicine in detail, not just infections.
  • Takes both a system-based and a disease approach, with extensive cross-referencing to minimize duplication.
  • Includes a strong clinical focus, emphasized by clinical management diagrams.
  • Features leading experts in the field, with contributions from clinicians who are based full-time in the tropics.


  • Features up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS, with an emphasis on Africa; malaria; tropical gastroenterological problems; dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever; tuberculosis; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; SARS; avian flu; bartonellosis, cat-scratch disease, trench fever, human erlichiosis; and more.
  • Describes the latest therapies, such as recently approved drugs and new treatment options, so you can incorporate them into to your practice.
  • Presents global perspectives from the world's leaders in this specialty to put the latest expert knowledge to work for you and your patients.
  • Highlights key information with more boxes and tables so you can find what you need easily and apply it quickly.
  • Allows you to access the complete contents online, plus appendices on Laboratory Diagnosis, Parasitic Protozoa, Medical Helminthology, Nematodes, Trematodes, Cestodes, Medical Acarology and Entomology, and Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine.


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Contents

Underlying Factors in Tropical Medicine
9
Traditional Medicine
35
Genetics
49
The Economics and Financing of Tropical
75
Symptoms and Signs
93
Systemoriented Disease
107
Respiratory Problems in the Tropics
143
Haematological Diseases in the Tropics
161
Bacterial Meningitis
969
Tuberculosis
983
Human Disease due to Environmental
1039
Leprosy
1053
Brucellosis
1075
Bartonellosis Catscratch Disease Trench Fever
1091
Anthrax
1109
Melioidosis
1127

Renal Disease in the Tropics
235
Tropical Neurology
259
Psychiatry
275
Dermatological Problems
333
HIVAIDS and Opportunistic Illnesses
373
Sexually Transmitted Infections Excluding HIV
403
Musculoskeletal Diseases
435
Surgery in the Tropics
463
Obstetrics in the Tropics
477
Trends in Radiology and Imaging Services
493
Travel Health
515
Nutritionassociated Disease
537
Venomous and Poisonous Animals
557
Plant Poisons
601
Podoconiosis Noninfectious Geochemical
627
Diabetes in the Tropics
661
Ischaemic Heart Disease
685
Arbovirus Infections
715
Dengue and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever
753
EpsteinBarr Virus and Associated Diseases
787
Diarrhoea Caused by Viruses
815
Cutaneous Viral Diseases
835
Virus Infections of the Central Nervous System
853
Rickettsial Infections
885
Bacterial Infections
903
Salmonella Infections
931
Pneumococcal Diseases
953
Other Spirochaetal Diseases excluding Treponema
1149
Leptospirosis
1161
Mycotic Infections
1169
Pneumocystis jiroveci Infection
1191
Protozoan Infections
1201
Babesiosis
1301
Human African Trypanosomiasis
1307
American Trypanosomiasis Chagas Disease
1327
Leishmaniasis
1341
Toxoplasmosis
1367
Intestinal Protozoa
1375
Potentially Pathogenic Freeliving Amoebae
1407
Trichomonal Infection
1421
Paaiboon Sithithaworn Banchob Sripa
1461
Filariases
1477
Soiltransmitted Helminths Geohelminths
1515
EchinococcosisHydatidosis
1549
Intestinal Cestodes
1569
Ectoparasites
1585
Arthropod Dermatoses Stings Bites Allergies
1595
Parasitic Protozoa
1613
Medical Helminthology
1633
Medical Acarology and Entomology
1699
Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine
1783
Index 7799
1799
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