Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Davidson, Robert; Brent, Andrew; Seale, Anna

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-969256-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 86

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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 fourth edition, it includes brand new chapters on humanitarian crises, poisoning and envenoming, nosocomial infections, and antibiotic resistance. The paediatric illness sections have been expanded, and website links have been fully updated and extended. 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.

Key Features:

  • A comprehensive reference guide, in a concise, easy-reference style
  • The authoritative guide to all essential information, from common problems to rare diseases
  • A lifeline for all medics working in tropical environments and low-resource settings
  • Practical evidence-based advice on diagnosis, clinical features, and management


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Davidson, Robert; Brent, Andrew; Seale, Anna
ISBN: 978-0-19-969256-9
General Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 1008
Illustrations: 158
Year: 2014
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 86