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Description - Infectious Diseases - a Geographic Guide 2E by Eskild Petersen

The second edition of this concise and practical guide describes infections in geographical areas and provides information on disease risk, concomitant infections (such as co-prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis) and emerging bacterial, viral and parasitic infections in a given geographical area of the world.

Geographic approach means that it's the only book to guide the health care worker towards a diagnosis based on the location of symptoms and travel history by encouraging the question "where have you been?"

New content covering MERS, Ebola, Zika, and infections transmitted during air and maritime travel

Covers the major infectious disease outbreaks framed in their geographic setting such as H7N9 "bird flu" influenza, H1N1, Ebola, and Zika

Outstanding international editor team with vast experience on various international infectious disease and as journal editors and key leaders in infection surveillance

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119085720
ISBN-10: 1119085721
Format: Paperback / softback
(244mm x 178mm x 26mm)
Pages: 520
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Eskild Petersen

Eskild Petersen MD, DMSc, DTM&H, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark, and Senior Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases, The Royal Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Lin H. Chen MD, FACP, FASTMH, Director of the Travel Medicine Center at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Patricia Schlagenhauf-Lawlor PhD, FFTM, RCPSS (Glasg), FISTM, Senior Scientist and Professor, University of Zurich, WHO Collaborating Centre for Travellers' Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, Zurich, Switzerland

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