Francis D. Pien, MD
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Pien F.; Essentials of Tropical Infectious Diseases. Ann Intern Med. 2002;137:76. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-137-1-200207020-00033
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2002;137(1):76.
Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, eds. 665 pages. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 2001. $139.00. ISBN 0443079099. Order phone 800-543-1918.
Field of medicine: Tropical medicine and infectious diseases.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Tropical disease and travel medicine specialists, infectious disease specialists, and practitioners residing in tropical areas.
Purpose: To provide medical practitioners with clinically relevant information for the evaluation, care, and treatment of bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and viral pathogens of the tropics.
Content: The first section discusses the approach to the patient's symptoms, including chapters on fever, gastrointestinal symptoms, skin diseases, eosinophilia, eye disease, anemia, HIV, and health advice for international travel. The second section discusses specific pathogens and disease.
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