Author: Philippa C. Matthews Full Title: Tropical Medicine Notebook Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 27, 2017) Year: 2017 ISBN-13: 9780198737773 (978-0-19-873777-3), 9780191057670 (978-0-19-105767-0) ISBN-10: 0198737777, 0191057673 Pages: 224 Language: English Genre: Medicine: Public Health File type: PDF (True, but nonnative Cover) Quality: 9/10 Price: £29.99 The Tropical Medicine Notebook is a new concept in providing a concise overview of the key topics in tropical medicine, using short notes, diagrams, maps, and tables to present the material in an accessible, engaging, memorable, and interesting way. The format is generally a page per topic, with division of each page into subsections by boxes to make it easy to find the relevant information. Cross-referencing is provided to allow quick linking between relevant sections of the book. Providing the key information in bite-size chunks, the Tropical Medicine Notebook is a useful companion to more comprehensive texts. Divided into eight sections; the first five cover infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and helminths, followed by a further three which present the topics of vector biology, disease syndromes and envenomation. Where relevant, the section is prefaced by a classification system to provide a logical overview, helping with assimilation of information and highlighting important relationships between organisms. It is an ideal learning and revision guide for students or trainees in infection, microbiology, and tropical medicine, as well as being a useful reference resource for healthcare and laboratory staff across the wide range of disciplines to which infection may present. Overview: ✓ Clear, concise presentation of the most relevant information in a visually accessible format including maps, diagrams, and tables ✓ Information on each infection is not seen in isolation, but fits into a bigger framework of learning, making it more logical and easier to understand ✓ Ideal learning and revision guide for students or trainees in infection, microbiology, and tropical medicine ------------- Damnant quod non intellegunt!