Little Black Book of International Medicine

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 22, 2009 - Medical
Each year, thousands of US physicians, nurses, and other healthcare workers volunteer or are called on to practice medicine in a foreign country. The Little Black Book of International Medicine provides comprehensive, concise and evidence-based information to setting up a medical clinic and treating patients outside the US, especially in developing countries. This pocket-sized handbook is a convenient resource offering immediate access to vital information and makes a great reference for solving pressing problems in the field.
 

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Contents

Getting Started
1
Preparations
9
Acculturation
13
Health Promotion in Developing Countries
31
Public Health
51
Pharmacology
89
Laboratory
93
Imaging
105
Renal Disease
317
Neurology
321
Hematology
325
Oncology
339
Dermatology
347
Ear Nose Throat
357
Psychiatry
361
Things That Bite and Sting and Are Not to Be Eaten
365

Making a Diagnosis
115
Malaria
123
Leprosy
141
Tuberculosis
147
Sexually Transmitted Infections
161
HIVAIDS
171
Diarrhea
209
Parasitic Diseases
221
Bacterial Infections
247
InsectBorne Diseases and Hemorrhagic Fevers
263
Typhoid Fever
279
Viral Exanthems
283
Cardiovascular Disease
287
Endocrinology
301
Gastrointestinal Disease
307
High Altitude Diseases
375
Nutritional Diseases
379
Pediatrics
387
Obstetrics
395
Gynecology
433
General Surgery
441
Urology
463
Orthopedics
471
Ophthalmology
491
Dental
499
Anesthesia
505
Geographical Distribution of Diseases
511
Index
517
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Professor of Community and Family Health, Maine Dartmouth Family Practice, Fairfield, Maine

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