Essential Clinical Global Health: Includes Wiley E-Text (Essentials)

Essential Clinical Global Health: Includes Wiley E-Text (Essentials)

By: Brett D. Nelson (editor)Paperback

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Essential Clinical Global Health is a brand-new, pioneering, and evidence-based textbook that provides a clinical overview of the increasingly prominent specialty of global health. Originally developed from a course at Harvard Medical School, and now with contributions from nearly 100 world-renowned global health experts from across the globe, this textbook presents vital information required of students, trainees, and clinicians during their international experiences and training. Essential Clinical Global Health introduces readers to the up-to-date knowledge, skills, and approaches needed for productive and rewarding global health experiences. It provides essential clinical information on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries. The textbook also includes practical guidance on topics such as health systems, population-based approaches, cultural awareness and sensitivity, travel preparedness and safety, and career development in global health. With key learning objectives in each chapter, practical clinical advice, setting-appropriate guidelines, personal field experiences from student and clinician contributors, Essential Clinical Global Health is the first global health textbook with a clinical focus for healthcare students, trainees, and providers. A companion website at features self-assessment questions and videos.

About Author

Brett D. Nelson, MD, MPH, DTM&H, is Director of Pediatric and Newborn Programs, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Global Health, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Editor and Editorial Board vii Contributors viii About the Editor xv Preface xvii How to Use Your Textbook xviii About the Companion Website xxi Acknowledgments xxii Part 1: Introduction 1 1 Working Clinically in Resource-Limited Settings 3 2 Healthcare Systems 17 3 Health Program Development and Evaluation 28 4 Preparing for Travel and Staying Safe Abroad 40 Part 2: Newborn and Child Health 53 5 Overview of Child Health 55 6 Newborn Care 68 7 Birth Asphyxia 86 8 Acute Respiratory Infections 94 9 Diarrheal Illness and Rehydration 104 10 Malaria 114 11 Measles 126 12 Malnutrition and Micronutrient Deficiencies 135 13 Child Development 144 Part 3: Adolescent, Reproductive, and Maternal Health 157 14 Adolescent Health 159 15 Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 171 16 Sexually Transmitted Infections 193 17 Maternal Health 208 Part 4: Infectious Diseases 225 18 HIV/AIDS 227 19 Tuberculosis 242 20 Neglected and Other Tropical Diseases 251 Part 5: Non-Communicable Diseases 273 21 Cardiovascular Disease 275 22 Chronic Respiratory Disease 293 23 Diabetes and Endocrinology 302 24 Cancer and Blood Disorders 314 25 Trauma and Emergency Care 328 26 Critical Care 340 27 Mental Health and Neurological Disorders 352 28 Dermatology 367 29 Oral Health 378 30 Blindness and Visual Impairment 389 Part 6: Other Global Health Topics 399 31 Essential Laboratory Skills 401 32 Nursing Care 419 33 Pharmacy 427 34 Humanitarian Assistance 437 35 Technologies in Global Health 452 36 Illness in the Returning Traveler 461 37 Developing a Career in Global Health 475 Index 486

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118638446
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9781118638446
  • weight: 1434
  • ISBN10: 1118638441

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