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Klappentext Travelers' Malaria is considered an essential resource for practitioners of travel medicine. This updated book focuses on the epidemiology! prevention and treatment of malaria in non-immune travellers and immigrants. Each chapter is an up-to-date monograph (with an abstract) and contains detailed references to published literature as well as to appropriate web sites. The purpose of the book is to serve as a reference for specialists in the field and for any practitioner who may confront the complexities of caring for malaria-exposed travelers in both pre- and post-travel settings. Zusammenfassung An essential resource for practitioners of travel medicine. This updated book focuses on the epidemiology! prevention and treatment of malaria in non-immune travellers and immigrants. Each chapter is an up-to-date monograph (with an abstract) and contains detailed references to published literature as well as to appropriate web sites. Inhaltsverzeichnis Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Envoi 1. Travelers Malaria: Some Historic Perspectives 2. Global Epidemiology of Malaria 3. Geographic Distribution of Malaria at Travelers Destinations 4. Evidence of Malaria Exposure in Travelers 5. Surveillance networks for malaria in travelers 6. The Parasite 7. Malaria Drug Resistance 8. The Vector and Measures Against Mosquito Bites 9. Strategies of Malaria Prevention in Non-immune Visitors to Endemic Countries 10. Drugs Used for Malaria Chemoprophylaxis 10.1 Chloroquine and Combinations 10.2 Hydroxychloroquine 10.3 Azithromycin 10.4 Mefloquine 10.5 Doxycyline 10.6 Primaquine 10.7 AtovaquoneProguanil 10.8 Tafenoquine to be merged with A.Magill? 11. Malaria Prevention for Particular Travelers 11.1 Long-Term Travelers 11.2 Brief Exposure Malaria Prevention 11.3 Military and Maritime Perspectives for Malaria Prevention 11.4 Migrants 11.5 Special Groups: Pregnant Women! Infants and Young Children 11.6 Senior Citizen travelers? 11.7 Immunocompromised Travelers 12. Vivax Malaria and PART 13. Determination of Antimalarial Drug Levels in Body Fluids 14. Clinical Features of Malaria in Returning Travelers and Migrants 15. Diagnosis of Malaria in Returned Travelers 16. Use of Rapid Malaria Tests for and by travelers 17. Clinical Treatment of Malaria in Returned Travelers 18. Artemisinin combinations 19. Standby Emergency Treatment by Travelers 20. Malaria Deaths in Travelers 21. Counterfeit anti-malarials 22. Odyssean and Non-Mosquito Transmitted Forms of Malaria 23. The Changing Geography of Malaria 24. Destination South Africa/Destination India 25. Malaria Vaccines 26. Imported Malaria ...

Klappentext

Travelers' Malaria is considered an essential resource for practitioners of travel medicine. This updated book focuses on the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of malaria in non-immune travellers and immigrants. Each chapter is an up-to-date monograph (with an abstract) and contains detailed references to published literature as well as to appropriate web sites.

The purpose of the book is to serve as a reference for specialists in the field and for any practitioner who may confront the complexities of caring for malaria-exposed travelers in both pre- and post-travel settings.



Zusammenfassung
An essential resource for practitioners of travel medicine. This updated book focuses on the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of malaria in non-immune travellers and immigrants. Each chapter is an up-to-date monograph (with an abstract) and contains detailed references to published literature as well as to appropriate web sites.

Inhalt


Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Envoi

1. Travelers Malaria: Some Historic Perspectives

2. Global Epidemiology of Malaria

3. Geographic Distribution of Malaria at Travelers Destinations

4. Evidence of Malaria Exposure in Travelers

5. Surveillance networks for malaria in travelers

6. The Parasite

7. Malaria Drug Resistance

8. The Vector and Measures Against Mosquito Bites

9. Strategies of Malaria Prevention in Non-immune Visitors to Endemic Countries

10. Drugs Used for Malaria Chemoprophylaxis

10.1 Chloroquine and Combinations

10.2 Hydroxychloroquine

10.3 Azithromycin

10.4 Mefloquine

10.5 Doxycyline

10.6 Primaquine

10.7 AtovaquoneProguanil

10.8 Tafenoquine to be merged with A.Magill?

11. Malaria Prevention for Particular Travelers

11.1 Long-Term Travelers

11.2 Brief Exposure Malaria Prevention

11.3 Military and Maritime Perspectives for Malaria Prevention

11.4 Migrants

11.5 Special Groups: Pregnant Women, Infants and Young Children

11.6 Senior Citizen travelers?

11.7 Immunocompromised Travelers

12. Vivax Malaria and PART

13. Determination of Antimalarial Drug Levels in Body Fluids

14. Clinical Features of Malaria in Returning Travelers and Migrants

15. Diagnosis of Malaria in Returned Travelers

16. Use of Rapid Malaria Tests for and by travelers

17. Clinical Treatment of Malaria in Returned Travelers

18. Artemisinin combinations

19. Standby Emergency Treatment by Travelers

20. Malaria Deaths in Travelers

21. Counterfeit anti-malarials

22. Odyssean and Non-Mosquito Transmitted Forms of Malaria

23. The Changing Geography of Malaria

24. Destination South Africa/Destination India

25. Malaria Vaccines

26. Imported Malaria

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Travelers Malaria
Autor
EAN
9781550093360
ISBN
978-1-55009-336-0
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
B.C. Decker Inc
Genre
Medizin
Anzahl Seiten
408
Gewicht
1270g
Größe
H274mm x B206mm x T23mm
Jahr
2007
Untertitel
Englisch
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