Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Medical - 686 pages
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The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine provides clear and concise coverage for practitioners and students in the tropics. Medical conditions are ordered by system except for the five major tropical conditions - malaria, HIV/STDs, tuberculosis, diarrhoeal diseases, and acute respiratory infections - and fevers. The book has been designed to be as practical as possible with illustrations of blood films and stool smears, which are useful for diagnosis, as well as clinical features, diagnosis, and management. In this new edition the cardiology, chest medicine, renal, and endocrinology sections have undergone major revision, and there is new material on mental health and ophthalmology. Oxford University Press would like to thank Tropical Health Technology for supplying the images for the colour plate section of this book.

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Dr Michael Eddleston, Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK Dr Stephen Pierini, GP, Gloucestershire, UK; Volunteer Doctor for Indigenous Tribes of the Xingu Reserve, Brazil Dr Robert Wilkinson, Wellcome Advanced Fellow in Clinical Science, Imperial College, London, UK; Member, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa Dr Robert Davidson, Consultant Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK

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