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See below for a selection of the latest books from Tropical medicine category. Presented with a red border are the Tropical medicine books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Tropical medicine books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

This practical book covers all aspects of the biology of malaria vectors, with notes on the vectors of dengue. It is the first work in this field to concentrate on mosquitoes, rather than covering all disease vectors. Authored by renowned field entomologist Jacques Derek Charlwood, it disseminates his vast experience working on mosquito biology, ecology and the evaluation of new vector control tools across five continents over the past 40 years. Covering all aspects from classification and systematics, population dynamics, vector control, to surveillance and sampling, epidemics, and a selection of case histories, the book also considers genetics and resistance, Aedes biology, and malaria and dengue models. It is designed to fill the gap between very specialized texts and undergraduate books on general disease vectors, and is ideal as a textbook for postgraduate courses in entomology and mosquito vectors of disease.

The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

This practical book covers all aspects of the biology of malaria vectors, with notes on the vectors of dengue. It is the first work in this field to concentrate on mosquitoes, rather than covering all disease vectors. Authored by renowned field entomologist Jacques Derek Charlwood, it disseminates his vast experience working on mosquito biology, ecology and the evaluation of new vector control tools across five continents over the past 40 years. Covering all aspects from classification and systematics, population dynamics, vector control, to surveillance and sampling, epidemics, and a selection of case histories, the book also considers genetics and resistance, Aedes biology, and malaria and dengue models. It is designed to fill the gap between very specialized texts and undergraduate books on general disease vectors, and is ideal as a textbook for postgraduate courses in entomology and mosquito vectors of disease.

Insect Man Fight Against Malaria in Africa

Insect Man Fight Against Malaria in Africa

Author: Alec Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2019

The title of this book is taken from the author's nickname ('Bwana Dudu') when he worked in Africa: he was a medical entomologist and, with his colleagues, was in the vanguard of the fight against the Anopheles mosquito, carrier of malaria. He joined the Colonial Medical Research Service in 1950, and took up a post in Tanzania (then still Tanganyika) with the newly established Filariasis Research Unit. Dr. Smith later went on to work for the World Health Organisation in Southern Africa and Nigeria, and his book covers vital developments in tropical medicine and deals with, for example, the dilemma over the use of DDT - its initial success followed by growing concern over its long-term effects. There are also lively descriptions of social life in an expatriate community and the close and fruitful relationship with Africa.

Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Author: Ryan, Hill, Solomon Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2019

New emerging diseases, new diagnostic modalities for resource-poor settings, new vaccine schedules . all significant, recent developments in the fast-changing field of tropical medicine. Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases, 10th Edition, keeps you up to date with everything from infectious diseases and environmental issues through poisoning and toxicology, animal injuries, and nutritional and micronutrient deficiencies that result from traveling to tropical or subtropical regions. This comprehensive resource provides authoritative clinical guidance, useful statistics, and chapters covering organs, skills, and services, as well as traditional pathogen-based content. You'll get a full understanding of how to recognize and treat these unique health issues, no matter how widespread or difficult to control. Includes important updates on malaria, leishmaniasis, tuberculosis and HIV, as well as coverage of Ebola, Zika virus, Chikungunya, and other emerging pathogens. Provides new vaccine schedules and information on implementation. Features five all-new chapters: Neglected Tropical Diseases: Public Health Control Programs and Mass Drug Administration; Health System and Health Care Delivery; Zika; Medical Entomology; and Vector Control - as well as 250 new images throughout. Presents the common characteristics and methods of transmission for each tropical disease, as well as the applicable diagnosis, treatment, control, and disease prevention techniques. Contains skills-based chapters such as dentistry, neonatal pediatrics and ICMI, and surgery in the tropics, and service-based chapters such as transfusion in resource-poor settings, microbiology, and imaging. Discusses maladies such as delusional parasitosis that are often seen in returning travelers, including those making international adoptions, transplant patients, medical tourists, and more. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

New Advances on Zika Virus Research

New Advances on Zika Virus Research

Author: Luis Martinez-Sobrido Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2019

Global Burden and Challenges of Melioidosis

Global Burden and Challenges of Melioidosis

Author: Direk Limmathurotsakul Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2019

Updates in Tropical Medicine, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Updates in Tropical Medicine, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Author: Michael, MD Libman, C dric, MD, FRCPC, DTM&H Yansouni Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/03/2019

With consultation of Dr. Helen Boucher, Drs. Libman and Younsouni have put together an issue that provides current updates on a wide range of topics in tropical medicine. They have enlisted top experts from around the world to offer their expertise on state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment, and management. The clinical reviews in this issue are devoted to: Tropical Diseases: Definition, Geographic Distribution, Transmission, and Classification; Venomous Bites, Stings, and Poisoning; What's New in Management in the Management of Malaria; Human African Trypanosomiasis; American Trypanosomiasis; Leishmaniasis - Recent Developments in the Diagnosis and Management; Enteric Infections: New Paradigms for Causality and Key Pathogens; Enteric Infections: New Paradigms for Morbidity; Strongyloides, the Neglected NTD: Current Concepts for Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; Cysticercosis: State-of the Art Management; Arboviruses and Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers; Laboratory Diagnosis of Tropical Infections; Diagnostics During Public Health Emergencies: Lessons from Ebola and Zika; Antimicrobial Resistance; Migration Medicine in 2018; and Richettsiosis: Practical Update. Readers will come away with the information they need to make clinical decisions with confidence.

Neglected Diseases: Extensive Space for Modern Drug Discovery

Neglected Diseases: Extensive Space for Modern Drug Discovery

Author: Maurizio (Universita di Siena, Italy) Botta Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2018

Neglected diseases: extensive space for modern drug discovery provides in-depth reviews on the last progresses about neglected tropical diseases research. Topics covered in this volume include Leishmaniasis, Tripanosomiasis, Onchocerciasis and Ebolavirus infections, with insights on the future of the research on them. Part of the volume is devoted to recent contributions this field received from X-Ray crystallography.

Tropical Medicine: A Guide for Medical Practitioners

Tropical Medicine: A Guide for Medical Practitioners

Author: Reginald Thornburg Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2018

Marijuana Medicinale I Principi Base Della Cannabis Terapeutica

Marijuana Medicinale I Principi Base Della Cannabis Terapeutica

Author: Aaron Hammond Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/12/2017

Tropical Medicine Notebook

Tropical Medicine Notebook

The Tropical Medicine Notebook is a new concept in providing a concise overview of the key topics in tropical medicine, using short notes, diagrams, maps, and tables to present the material in an accessible, engaging, memorable, and interesting way. The format is generally a page per topic, with division of each page into subsections by boxes to make it easy to find the relevant information. Cross-referencing is provided to allow quick linking between relevant sections of the book. Providing the key information in bite-size chunks, the Tropical Medicine Notebook is a useful companion to more comprehensive texts. Divided into eight sections; the first five cover infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and helminths, followed by a further three which present the topics of vector biology, disease syndromes and envenomation. Where relevant, the section is prefaced by a classification system to provide a logical overview, helping with assimilation of information and highlighting important relationships between organisms. It is an ideal learning and revision guide for students or trainees in infection, microbiology, and tropical medicine, as well as being a useful reference resource for healthcare and laboratory staff across the wide range of disciplines to which infection may present.