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Thirty-four officers from the Army Medical Department detail their experiences during the Vietnam era. The emphasis is on infectious and tropical diseases: discussions of febrile diseases, viral diseases, scrub typhus, murine typhus, and leptospirosis. The section on bacterial diseases covers melioidosis, plague, tuberculosis, and gram-negative infections; venereal diseases and general medical problems are also covered. The emergence of drug-resistent falciparum malaria and establishing a renal unit in a combat zone are also discussed. Color illustrations and over 100 tables of statistical data.
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General Medicine and Infectious Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;99:889-890. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-99-6-889_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;99(6):889-890.
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