Little Black Book of International Medicine
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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