Presents information on multiple diseases and conditions including pathologies caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites, protozoans and helminths, as well as tropical noninfectious conditions. Considers epidemiological, diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, social, genetic, bioinformatic, and molecular aspects.
Provides evidence-based information about low-tech diagnostic and treatment options for common gynecological conditions such as gynecological cancers, problems in early pregnancy, contraception, and gynecological bleeding disorders.
Describes emergency obstetric care indicators that can be used to measure progress in a programmatic continuum: from the availability of and access to emergency obstetric care to the use and quality of those services.
A comprehensive resource that provides an updated "checkup" for global health and health care. Relevant chapters include content on: emergency medical services, tuberculosis, STIs, HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, diarrheal diseases, malaria, respiratory infections, tropical disease, maternal and perinatal conditions, cardiovascular disease, unintentional injuries, and interpersonal violence.
Emphasizes the role of public health in the prevention of road traffic injuries and covers the fundamental concepts and prerequisites of road traffic injury prevention, the intensity and impact of road traffic injuries, key determinants and risk factors, intervention strategies, and recommendations.
Focuses on the most promising interventions and components of prehospital trauma care systems. Covers the organization of the prehospital trauma care system, capacity development, data collection, transportation, communication, and ethical and legal considerations.
A practical resource for individual practitioners and for use in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, in-service training and continuing medical education programmes. Contents include: fundamentals of surgical practice, the abdomen, emergency obstetric care, resuscitation and practical anaesthesia, and traumatology and orthopaedics.