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Tropical Pediatrics: A Public Health Concern of International Proportions $182.00
Editors: Richard R Roach, Donald E Greydanus, Dilip R Patel, Douglas N Homnick and Joav Merrick (Pediatrics and Human Development, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States and Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Jerusalem, Israel)
Book Description:
Tropical medicine is a branch of medicine focusing on disorders usually found in subtropical and tropical areas of the world. Tropical pediatrics is a branch of tropical medicine focusing on children in these areas. The current process of global warming and the widespread issue of international travel are bringing these conditions to many places of the globe. This book highlights selective concepts of tropical pediatrics that are of importance to clinicians caring for children and adolescents. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

(David E Van Reken, Indiana University School of Medicine)

Introduction: Tropical pediatrics
(Richard R Roach, Donald E Greydanus and Joav Merrick)

Tropical Pediatrics:

Chapter 1. Recognizing community priorities, needs and water safety
(Linda S. Vail and Douglas N. Homnick)

Chapter 2. Perspectives on immunizations
(Donald E Greydanus, Daiva Olipra, Jocelyn De Leon and Anjana Neupaney

Chapter 3. Malnutrition
(Dilip R Patel)

Chapter 4. The human immunodeficiency virus in pediatrics
(Amanda Gittus)

Chapter 5. Tropical nephrology
(Valerie Duhn)

Chapter 6. Malaria
(Richard R Roach)

Chapter 7.Dengue virus infection
(Richard R Roach and Sapna Sadarangani)

Chapter 8. Schistosomiasis
(Richard R Roach)

Chapter 9. Soil-transmitted helminths
(Richard R Roach and Jashan Octain)

Chapter 10. Intestinal, lung and liver flukes
(Richard R Roach and Elizabeth Friedman)

Chapter 11. Snakebites
(Richard R Roach and Jishu Das)

Chapter 12. Chagas disease
(Richard R Roach and Joanne Monterroso)

Chapter 13. Scorpion envenomation
(Joav Merrick and Mohammed Morad)

Chapter 14. Burkitt lymphoma
(Renuka Gera, Elna Saah and Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor)


Chapter 15. About the editors

Chapter 16. About Pediatric and Human Development, Michigan

Chapter 17. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel

Chapter 18. About Pediatrics, child and adolescent health book series


      Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health (Series Editor: Joav Merrick - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem)
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-840-9
   Status: AV
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FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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