History of tropical medicine, and medicine in the tropics -- Primary care and disease prevention and control -- Epidemiology of disease in the tropics -- Traditional medicine -- Genetics -- Immunological aspects of tropical diseases -- The economics and financing of tropical and infectious disease control -- Ethics and tropical diseases: some global considerations -- General approach to the patient -- Tropical gastroenterological problems -- Respiratory problems in the tropics -- Cardiovascular disease in the tropics -- Haematological diseases in the tropics -- Blood transfusion -- Renal disease in the tropics -- Tropical neurology -- Psychiatry -- Ophthalmology in the tropics and subtropics -- Dermatological problems -- HIV/AIDS and opportunistic illnesses -- Sexually transmitted infections (excluding HIV) -- Musculoskeletal diseases -- Paediatrics in the tropics -- Surgery in the tropics -- Obstetrics in the tropics -- Trends in radiology and imaging services in the tropics -- Tropical oral health -- Travel health -- Heat stress and associated disorders -- Nutrition-associated disease -- Venomous and poisonous animals -- Plant poisons -- Podoconiosis (non-infectious geochemical elephantiasis) -- Familial mediterranean fever (recurrent hereditary polyserositis) -- Malignant disease -- Diabetes in the tropics -- Hypertension in the tropics -- Ischaemic heart disease -- Viral hepatitis -- Arbovirus infections -- Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever. Viral haemorrhagic fevers -- Epstein-Barr virus and associated diseases -- Rabies -- Diarrhoea caused by viruses -- Respiratory viruses -- Cutaneous viral diseases -- Virus infections of the central nervous system -- Rickettsial infections -- Introduction to acute infective diarrhoea -- Bacterial enteropathogens -- Salmonella infections -- Resistant gut bacteria -- Pneumococcal diseases -- Bacterial meningitis -- Tuberculosis -- Human disease due to environmental mycobacteria and nocardiae -- Leprosy -- Brucellosis -- Actinomycosis and whipple disease -- Bartonellosis, cat-scratch disease, trench fever, human erlichiosis -- Tularaemia -- Anthrax -- Tetanus -- Plague -- Melioidosis -- Diphtheria -- Endemic treponematoses -- Other spirochaetal diseases (excluding treponema spp. and leptospira spp.) -- Leptospirosis -- Fungal infections -- Pneumocystis jiroveci infection -- Malaria -- Babesiosis -- Human African trypanosomiasis -- American trypanosomiasis (chagas' disease) -- Leishmaniasis -- Toxoplasmosis -- Intestinal protozoa -- Potentially pathogenic free-living amoebae -- Trichomonal infection -- Schistosomiasis -- Food-borne trematodes -- Filariases -- Soil-transmitted helminths (geohelminths) -- Echinococcosis/hydatidosis -- Other cestode infections: intestinal cestodes, cysticercosis, other larval cestode infections -- Ectoparasites: leeches and leech infestation, myiasis, jigger fleas, scabies, louse infestation -- Arthropod dermatoses, stings, bites, allergies and neuroses. From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, be prepared for whatever your patients bring back. The revised and updated 22nd edition of this book provides you with the latest coverage on emerging and re-emerging diseases from around the world, such as multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis and malaria, the avian flu, and more. Boxes and tables highlight key information on current therapies. And now, as an Expert Consult title, you can access the information you need online as well as in print! Features up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS, with an emphasis on Africa; malaria; tropical gastroenterological problems; dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever; tuberculosis; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; SARS; avian flu; bartonellosis, cat-scratch disease, trench fever, human erlichiosis; and more. Allows you to access the complete contents online, plus appendices on Laboratory Diagnosis, Parasitic Protozoa, Medical Helminthology, Nematodes, Trematodes, Cestodes, Medical Acarology and Entomology, and Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine. Your purchase entitles you to access the website until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access be discontinued.