Manson's Tropical Diseases International Edition,
Edition 24
Edited by Jeremy Farrar, FRCP, FMedAcSci, DPhil, OBE, Peter J Hotez, MD, PhD, FAAP, FASTMH, Thomas Junghanss, MD, MScPHDC (Lon), Gagandeep Kang, MD, PhD, FRCPath, FASc, FAAM, David Lalloo, MBBS, MD, FRCP, FFTM, RCPS(Glasg), Nicholas J. White, OBE, MD, DSc, FRCP, F Med Sci, FRS and Patricia J. Garcia, MD, MPH, PhD

Publication Date: 31 Jul 2023
For 125 years, physicians have relied on Manson's Tropical Diseases for a comprehensive clinical overview of this complex and fast-changing field. In the fully revised 24th Edition, Dr. Jeremy Farrar, along with an internationally recognized editorial team, global contributors, and expert authors, deliver the latest coverage on parasitic and infectious diseases from around the world. From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, this highly readable, award-winning reference prepares you to effectively handle whatever your patients may have contracted.

Key Features

  • Covers all of tropical medicine in a comprehensive manner, general medicine in the tropics, and non-clinical issues regarding public health and ethics.

  • Serves as an indispensable resource for physicians who treat patients with tropical diseases and/or will be travelling to the tropics, or who are teaching others in this area.

  • Contains a new section on 21st Century Drivers of Tropical Medicine, with chapters covering Poverty and Inequality, Public Health in Settings of Conflict and Political Instability, Climate Change, and Medical Product Quality and Public Health.

  • Includes all-new chapters on Surgery in the Topics, Yellow Fever, Systemic Mycoses, and COVID-19.

  • Covers key topics such as drug resistance; emerging and reemerging infections such as Zika, Ebola, and Chikungunya; novel diagnostics such as PCR-based methods; point-of care-tests such as ultrasound; public health in settings of conflict and political instability; and much more.

  • Differentiates approaches for resource-rich and resource-poor areas.

  • Includes reader-friendly features such as highlighted key information, convenient boxes and tables, extensive cross-referencing, and clinical management diagrams.

  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

About the author
Edited by Jeremy Farrar, FRCP, FMedAcSci, DPhil, OBE; Peter J Hotez, MD, PhD, FAAP, FASTMH; Thomas Junghanss, MD, MScPHDC (Lon); Gagandeep Kang, MD, PhD, FRCPath, FASc, FAAM; David Lalloo, MBBS, MD, FRCP, FFTM, RCPS(Glasg); Nicholas J. White, OBE, MD, DSc, FRCP, F Med Sci, FRS and Patricia J. Garcia, MD, MPH, PhD
Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Twenty-Fourth Edition
1 History of Tropical Medicine, and Medicine in the Tropics
SECTION I 21st Century Drivers of Tropical Medicine
2 Global Health
3 Poverty and Inequality
4 Public Health in Settings of Conflict and Political Instability
5 Climate Change and Health in the Tropics: Current Status and Future Trends
6 Medical Products Quality and Public Health
7 The Economic Case for Devoting Public Resources to Health
8 Global Health Governance and Tropical Diseases
SECTION II Health Research and Ethics
9 Ethics and Tropical Diseases: Some Global Considerations
SECTION III Epidemiology
10 Issues and Challenges of Public Health Research in Developing Countries
SECTION IV Clinical Assessment
11 Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine in Resource-Poor Settings
12 Ultrasound
13 Surgery in the Tropics
SECTION V Viral Infections
14 HIV Epidemiology in the Tropics
15 Clinical Features and Management of HIV/AIDS
in Adults
16 HIV in Children
17 HIV/AIDS Prevention
18 Viral Hepatitis
19 Yellow Fever
20 Arbovirus Infections
21 Dengue
22 Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers
23 Rabies
24 Rotavirus and Other Viral Diarrhoea
25 Respiratory Viruses and Atypical Bacteria
26 Viral Exanthems
27 Virus Infections of the Nervous System
28 COVID-19
SECTION VI Bacterial Infections
29 Tropical Rickettsial Infections
30 Sexually Transmitted Infections (Excluding HIV)
31 Bacterial Enteropathogens
32 Salmonella Infections
33 Pneumococcal Disease
34 Bacterial Meningitis
35 Brucellosis
36 Noma, Actinomycosis, and Nocardia
37 Bartonellosis, Cat-scratch Disease, Trench Fever, Human Ehrlichiosis
38 Anthrax
39 Tetanus
40 Plague
41 Melioidosis
42 Diphtheria
43 Spirochaetes Diseases of the Tropics
SECTION VII Fungal Infections
44 Superficial and Subcutaneous Mycoses
45 Systemic Mycoses
SECTION VIII Mycobacterial Infections
46 Tuberculosis
47 Leprosy
48 Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease (Buruli Ulcer)
SECTION IX Protozoan Infections
49 Malaria
50 Babesiosis
51 Human African Trypanosomiasis
52 American Trypanosomiasis: Chagas Disease
53 Leishmaniasis
54 Toxoplasmosis
55 Intestinal Protozoa
56 Pathogenic and Opportunistic Free-Living Amoebae: Agents of Human and Animal Disease
SECTION X Helminthic Infections
57 Schistosomiasis
58 Food-borne Trematodes
59 The Filariases
60 Soil-Transmitted Helminths (Geohelminths)
61 Cystic, Alveolar and Neotropical Echinococcosis
62 Other Cestode Infections: Intestinal Cestodes,Cysticercosis, Other Larval Cestode Infections
SECTION XI Ectoparasites
63 Scabies
64 Human Lice, Bed Bugs, Sand Fleas, Myiasis, and Leeches
SECTION XII Non-communicable Diseases in the Tropics
65 Non-Communicable Diseases: Equity, Action, and Targets
66 Cardiovascular and Vascular Disease in the Tropics Including Ischaemic Heart Disease, Stroke, and Hypertension
67 Diabetes in the Tropics
68 Cancer in the Tropics
69 Haematological Diseases in the Tropics
70 Renal Disease in the Tropics
71 Ophthalmology in the Tropics and Sub-tropics
72 Dermatological Problems in the Tropics
73 Musculoskeletal Disorders
74 Respiratory Problems in the Tropics
75 Tropical Neurology
76 Psychiatry
77 Oral Disease in the Tropics
SECTION XIII Environmental Disorders
78 Environmental Stress
79 Venomous and Poisonous Animals
80 Plant Poisons, Hallucinogens, and Traditional Medicines
81 Nutrition-Associated Disease
82 Obesity in the Tropics
SECTION XV Maternal/Child Health
83 Obstetrics in the Tropics
84 Paediatrics in the Tropics
Appendix 1: Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Appendix 2: Parasitic Protozoa
Appendix 3: Medical Helminthology
Appendix 4: Medical Acarology and Entomology
Appendix 5: Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine

Book details
ISBN: 9780702079603
Page Count: 1384
Retail Price : £75.99
Tropical medicine specialists, infectious diseases specialists, general practitioners who see patients following international travels.