Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine (Oxford Medical Handbooks) (Paperback)

Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine (Oxford Medical Handbooks) By Robert Davidson (Editor), Andrew J. Brent (Editor), Anna C. Seale (Editor) Cover Image

Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine (Oxford Medical Handbooks) (Paperback)

By Robert Davidson (Editor), Andrew J. Brent (Editor), Anna C. Seale (Editor)

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The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fifth 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 fifth edition, it is now even better than ever. The chapter on HIV medicine has been significantly updated, and other revisions include up-to-date guidance on viruses such as COVID-19 and Ebola, improved vaccine regimens, and rabies prophylaxis. 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
Robert Davidson, Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town, South Africa, Andrew J. Brent, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Oxford University Hospitals, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK, Anna C. Seale, Associate Professor, Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, Deputy Director for Research, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team, Lucille Blumberg, Professor, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service University of Pretoria Robert Davidson trained in South Africa and UK, and worked as a specialist in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at Northwick Park Hospital from 1992-2019. Andrew Brent studied Medicine at Cambridge and Oxford before pursuing further medical training in London and Oxford. As a Wellcome Trust Fellow in Clinical Tropical Medicine he worked for several years at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme in Kenya before returning to the UK. He is currently Consultant and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Infectious Diseases in Oxford, UK. His research interests include the epidemiology and diagnosis of tuberculosis and invasive bacterial infections. Anna Seale trained in paediatrics, and subsequently epidemiology and public health, with a focus on infectious diseases. She currently leads the research programme of the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team, as Deputy Director for Research. This is a collaboration between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Public Health England to support response to infectious disease outbreaks worldwide. She is a Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, and through this she is investigating the aetiology of maternal infection and its association with stillbirth in Ethiopia (Haramaya University) and Kenya (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme). Her work in Ethiopia is based at a new Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance site, which she initiated in 2017, developing a partnership between LSHTM and Haramaya University. Professor Lucille Blumberg is a Deputy Director at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), of the National Health Laboratory Service, and founding head of the Division of Public Health Surveillance and Response. She is currently medical consultant to the Division for Outbreak Preparedness and Response (incudes Travel medicine Unit) and also medical consultant to the Centre for Emerging, Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases where her major focus is on malaria, rabies and zoonotic diseases and travel - related infections. She has worked on a number of outbreaks including rabies, avian influenza, cholera, typhoid, and the Lujo virus. She is a medical graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology at the University of Stellenbosch, and lecturer in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. University Of Pretoria, South Africa. She has specialist qualifications in clinical microbiology, travel medicine, and infectiousdiseases.
Product Details ISBN: 9780198810858
ISBN-10: 0198810857
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: June 7th, 2022
Pages: 960
Language: English
Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks