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Tropical medicine : a clinical text

Author: Kevin M Cahill
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2011.
Series: International humanitarian affairs (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 8th ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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"The history of tropical medicine is as dramatic as the story of humankind. It has its own myths and legends, including tales of epidemics that destroyed whole civilizations. Today, with silent stealth, tropical diseases still claim more lives than all the current wars combined. Having had the privilege of working throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America, as well as in the great medical centers of Europe and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cahill, Kevin M.
Tropical medicine.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011021023
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Cahill
ISBN: 9780823260706 0823260704 9780823249558 0823249557
OCLC Number: 811403336
Notes: "All royalties from the sale of this book go to the training of humanitarian workers." - Publisher.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 304 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Malaria --
The trypanosomatidae --
Amebiasis --
Bacterial and rickettsial diseases --
Tuberculosis --
Rabies --
Leprosy --
Treponemal and fungal infections --
Diarrheal diseases --
Viral infections of the tropics --
Intestinal nematode infections --
Intestinal cestode infections --
Intestinal trematode infections --
Larval helminth infections --
Filariasis --
Schistosomiasis --
Malnutrition --
Hereditary anemias --
Miscellaneous --
Advising tropical travelers --
Epilogue : The evolution of a tropicalist --
References --
About the CIHC [Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation] --
About the author.
Series Title: International humanitarian affairs (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Kevin M. Cahill.

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