The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Aug 5, 2008 - Medical - 696 pages

Prevent, evaluate, and manage diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries with The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. This pragmatic, pocket-sized resource equips medical providers with the knowledge they need to offer effective aid, covering key topics in pre- and post-travel medicine, caring for immigrants and refugees, and working in low-resource settings. It's also the perfect source for travelers seeking quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information.

  • Dynamic images illustrate key concepts for an enhanced visual understanding.
  • Evidence-based treatment recommendations enable you to manage diseases confidently.
  • Pocket-sized format provides access to need-to-know information quickly and easily.
  • Highlights new evidence and content surrounding mental health and traveling.
  • Covers emerging hot topics such as Ebola virus disease, viral hemorrhagic fevers, the role of point-of-care testing in travel medicine, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in returning travelers and students traveling abroad.
  • Includes an enhanced drug appendix in the back of the book.
 

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Contents

PRETRAVELADVICE
1
ADVICE FOR SPECIAL TRAVELERS
152
FEVER
303
DIARRHEA
430
SKIN LESIONS
481
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
555
WORMS
587
Appendix
650
Index
655
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