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Tropical Diseases outlines the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases encountered in developing regions—-areas where the unexpected can occur and where Western medical capabilities are often unavailable. Taking a pragmatic approach, it is an invaluable reference and resource for medical professionals and students travelling abroad or working in unfamiliar terrain.
Diseases profiled here include a brief historical background, main signs and symptoms, and practical methods of individual prevention and treatment. Additional features include:
– Over 60 maps depicting the geographic origins and modern distribution of tropical diseases
– A classification scheme for parasitic diseases according to the location of the final parasitic stage in the human body
– Clinical case studies
For the new or experienced health care provider, Tropical Diseases is a handy, practical guide to treating and avoiding disease in any environment.