Helps providers prepare for service overseas, organize data to develop differential diagnoses, assimilate information on infectious and environmental diseases, and effectively serve the patients they will encounter.
Provides concise, easy-to-read coverage of how to approach a differential diagnosis for infectious diseases overseas; nutritional, sexual, and environmental conditions; surgical and anesthesia care; long-term and short-term systems-based challenges, and more.
Covers key topics such as Approach to Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, Medical Response to Disasters, Mental Health in War and Crisis Regions, and Considerations for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.
Acknowledges the wide variance of different cultures, motives, resources, and limitations in the global health arena, and helps readers understand the factors which impact the efficacy and sustainability of care strategies.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
- Before You Leave Home: Immunizations and Preventive Measures for Travel
- Global Infectious Diseases: Four Steps Toward a Differential Diagnosis
- Specific Infectious Diseases
- Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
- Nutritional Diseases of Low- and Middle-Income Countries
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Bites and Stings
- Global Toxicology
- Environmental Diseases and Injuries
- Public Health and Field Epidemiology
- Refugees and Internally-Displaced Persons
- Austere Surgery and Anesthesia
- Mental Health in Crisis Regions
- Radiological, Biological, and Chemical Agents
- Medical Response to Disasters
- Considerations for Pandemic Preparedness and Response
- Strengthening and Supporting Health Systems
Clinicians who plan to serve in non-Western or austere settings and/or care for patients from those areas as well as participate in disaster response.