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Description - Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text by Robin A. Cooke

WINNER of the Australian Publishers Association, The Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2009, Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Scholarly Reference Infectious diseases are the worlds leading cause of premature death and do not recognize geographic, political, or social boundaries; therefore global understanding and action is required if health care workers are to investigate, diagnose, control and, if possible, eradicate such diseases. Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text is more than simply an atlas; it provides the historical background of each disease and illustrates its manifestation by case presentations. Contributions from a team of international specialists add further weight to the text. Presented in a user-friendly, clinical-cases style in keeping with problem-based learning, the book features: Clinical presentations of the disease Diagnostically relevant information Treatment options (in some cases) Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text can be used as a reference by general practitioners, residents, interns, and medical students, as well as specialists in infectious diseases, pathology, dermatology, and public health. The historical vignettes and the engaging writing style ensure it can also be read by those with a general interest in the subject. With over 1500 high-quality images delivered in striking full color, the books covers both common and uncommon diseases.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780070159068
ISBN-10: 0070159068
Format: Hardback
(112mm x 85mm x 13mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Medical
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robin A. Cooke

Professor Robin A. Cooke, OBE, OAM, MD (Qld), DCP (Lond.), FRCPA, FRCPath (Dip), FACTM; is a foundation member and Fellow of the Australian College of Tropical Medicine. He is the former president of the International Academy of Pathology (IPA) and has been editor of its newsletter for over twenty years. In 2006 Professor Cooke was awarded the Distinguished Pathologist Award from the Australian Division IAP, and the rare distinction of a gold medal by the international body of the IAP. He has also been awarded an OAM from Australia and OBE from Papua New Guinea for contributions to teaching in medicine.