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The Handbook of Medicine

Subtitle:

In Developing Countries

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Have you ever seen a patient with leprosy? What are the symptoms of Dengue Fever? What is the best drug to use for the routine deworming of children? How should you treat a pregnant woman with malaria? Have you ever diagnosed leishmaniasis? These are just a few of the vast challenges you will face while providing healthcare in developing countries, not to mention the lack of resources and equipment. And these are complications that you certainly aren’t trained to face while practicing healthcare in the United States. Whether you are a student, resident or seasoned healthcare professional, this reference book is absolutely essential if you are planning on working overseas. With contributions from some of today’s top specialists, it is an invaluable resource because it covers a wide variety of diseases, offers the latest treatment recommendations and is easier to use than ever. Pack it in your travel bags for your next mission trip. Browse through it before you travel overseas to read about the common diseases you will see. Keep it close to quickly look up symptoms and diseases, because The Handbook of Medicine in Developing Countries will help you provide competent and compassionate care to those in desperate need.

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Product Type
Spiral Bound - Paperback
Page Count:
648
Item Number:
BK6546
ISBN Number:
978-0989759816
Author:

by Dennis Palmer, DO, and Catherine E. Wolf, MD, MPH

Dr. Reggie Anderson has practiced family medicine for over twenty-five years and recently was awarded The Frist Humanitarian Award by the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. A graduate of the University of Alabama Medical School, Reggie is a physician with the Frist Clinic. He also serves as chief of staff of TriStar Ashland City Medical Center and is medical director of three nursing homes. Reggie and his wife, Karen, have four adult children and reside on a farm in Kingston Springs, Tennessee.

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