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Lecture Notes:Tropical Medicine, 7th Edition

June 2014, ©2014, Wiley-Blackwell
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Providing a comprehensive introduction to the study of tropical medicine, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include new content and more illustrations and clinical photographs to aid understanding. Now fully supported by a companion website containing hundreds of interactive multiple-choice questions, and available in a range of digital formats, Tropical Medicine Lecture Notes is the perfect resource for study and revision, and is the ideal companion for those practising medicine in tropical and sub-tropical regions.

  • New edition of the best-selling tropical medicine textbook
  • Brand new chapters covering Ophthalmology and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
  • Increased coverage of malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS
  • More colour illustrations and photographs for greater clarity and understanding
  • Fully supported by a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/tropicalmed containing figures and summaries from the book in PowerPoint format, and hundreds of interactive MCQs (written by Dom Colbert)
  • Now available in a range of digital formats - perfect for on-the-go study and clinical practice
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Table of Contents

Contributors, vii

Preface, ix

List of abbreviations, x

New drug names, xiii

How to use your textbook, xiv

About the companion website, xvii

Part 1 A general approach to syndromes/symptom complexes, 1

1 Gastrointestinal presentations, 3

2 Respiratory presentations, 11

3 Neurological presentations, 16

4 Febrile presentations, 24

5 Dermatological presentations, 29

6 The patient with anaemia, 33

7 A syndromic approach to sexually transmitted infections, 38

8 Splenomegaly in the tropics, 47

Part 2 Major tropical infections, 51

9 Malaria, 53

10 Visceral leishmaniasis, 70

11 Cutaneous leishmaniasis, 77

12 Tuberculosis, 82

13 HIV infection and disease in the tropics, 96

14 Onchocerciasis, filariasis and loiasis, 126

15 African trypanosomiasis, 141

16 South American trypanosomiasis (Chagas’ disease), 148

17 Schistosomiasis, 151

18 Leprosy, 163

Part 3 Other tropical diseases, 175

19 Amoebiasis, 177

20 Bacillary dysentery, 183

21 Cholera, 186

22 Giardiasis and other intestinal protozoal infections, 190

23 Intestinal cestode infections (tapeworms) including cysticercosis, 195

24 Soil-transmitted helminths, 199

25 Viral hepatitis, 205

26 Liver and intestinal flukes, 214

27 Hydatid disease, 218

28 Pneumonia, 222

29 Lung flukes, 229

30 Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia, 231

31 Pyogenic meningitis, 233

32 Cryptococcal meningitis, 241

33 Encephalitis, 243

34 Acute flaccid paralysis, 248

35 Spastic paralysis, 251

36 Rabies, 254

37 Tetanus, 259

38 Brucellosis, 262

39 Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers, 267

40 Arboviruses, 273

41 Viral haemorrhagic fevers, 276

42 Dengue and yellow fever, 283

43 Relapsing fevers, 289

44 Rickettsial infections, 292

45 Leptospirosis, 294

46 Melioidosis, 297

47 Tropical ulcer, 299

48 Buruli ulcer, 301

49 Myiasis, 305

50 Cutaneous larva migrans, 307

51 Scabies and lice, 309

52 Strongyloidiasis, 311

53 Guinea worm infection (dracunculiasis), 315

54 Histoplasmosis, 317

55 Other fungal infections, 319

56 Haemoglobinopathies and red cell enzymopathies, 321

57 Haematinic deficiencies, 326

58 Bites and stings, 330

59 Non-communicable diseases, 334

60 Refugee health, 351

61 Syndromes of malnutrition, 358

62 Eye disease in the tropics, 364

63 Neglected tropical diseases, 372

Index, 381

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Author Information

Nick Beeching is Senior Lecturer in Infectious Diseases at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Geoff Gill is Emeritus Professor of International Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

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Reviews

“This is a comprehensive review of many tropical diseases, appropriately updated from the previous edition, that accomplishes its educational purpose by presenting material in a way that makes learning uncomplicated and enhancing it with online materials and multiple-choice questions.”   (Doody’s, 9 January 2015)

 

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Related Websites

Tropical Medicine Lecture Notes Companion website features hundreds of interactive self-assessment MCQs, figures from the book in PowerPoint format and a “Quick guide” table of tropical diseases.
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Students Resources
Wiley Student Companion Site
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