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    DescriptionThe Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fourth edition is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, this portable guide ensures that you always have the vital information you need at your fingertips. Fully revised and updated for its fourth edition, it includes brand new chapters on humanitarian crises, poisoning and envenoming, nosocomial infections, and antibiotic resistance. The paediatric illness sections have been expanded, and website links have been fully updated and extended. With the clear, easy-reference style of the trusted Oxford Handbook format, written and reviewed by an international team of clinical experts, this is a truly global handbook and an essential resource. Make sure you never leave home without it!

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    Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Andrew Brent, Edited by Robert Davidson, Edited by Anna Seale
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1008
    Width: 100 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 520 g
    ISBN 13: 9780199692569
    ISBN 10: 0199692564

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    BIC subject category V2: MBN, MMRT, MMFP, MJCJ
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Libri: ENGM4550
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    Abridged Dewey: 617
    Libri: MEDI6489, TROP2500
    BISAC V2.8: MED097000
    DC23: 616.9883
    Thema V1.0: MJCJ, MBN, MKFP, MKVT
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    124 illustrations, with 34 colour plate images
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    30 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Andrew Brent, Specialist Registrar in Infectious Diseases Nuffield Department of Infectious Diseases & Microbiology and Centre for Tropical Medicine, Oxford, UK, Robert Davidson, Consultant Physician, Northwick Park Hospital; Hon Sen Lecturer, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK, Anna Seale, WT Research Training Fellow, Oxford University; KEMRI-Wellcome, CGMR-Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    Review quote
    This is a useful resource for healthcare providers who work in limited-resource settings and/or in tropical areas. Doody's
    Table of contents
    1. Management of the sick child ; 2. Malaria ; 3. HIV/AIDS ; 4. Tuberculosis ; 5. Chest medicine ; 6. Diarrhoeal diseases ; 7. Gastroenterology ; 8. Cardiovascular Medicine ; 9. Renal medicine ; 10. Neurology ; 11. Haematology ; 12. Endocrinology and biochemistry ; 13. Ophthalmology ; 14. Dermatology ; 15. Bone, joint, and soft tissue infections ; 16. Sexually transmitted infections ; 17. Nutrition ; 18. Multi-system diseases and infections ; 19. Mental health ; 20. Trauma ; 21. Poisoning and envenoming ; 22. Immunisation ; 23. Health Emergencies in Humanitarian Crises ; 24. Obstetrics & Gynaecology -emergencies ; 25. Nosocomial infection, Antibiotic prescribing & resistance