Field Guide to Global Health & Disaster Medicine
Helps providers prepare for service overseas, organize data to develop differential diagnoses, assimilate information on infectious and environmental diseases, and effectively serve the patients they will encounter.
Provides concise, easy-to-read coverage of how to approach a differential diagnosis for infectious diseases overseas; nutritional, sexual, and environmental conditions; surgical and anesthesia care; long-term and short-term systems-based challenges, and more.
Covers key topics such as Approach to Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, Medical Response to Disasters, Mental Health in War and Crisis Regions, and Considerations for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.
Acknowledges the wide variance of different cultures, motives, resources, and limitations in the global health arena, and helps readers understand the factors which impact the efficacy and sustainability of care strategies.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
|Author Information||By James A. Chambers, MD, MPH&TM, FACS, FCS(ECSA), CPE, Colonel, US Air Force, MC, SFS, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts|
|Published Reviews||"The book is an excellent resource for all healthcare providers who anticipate or find themselves caring for vulnerable people whether they be refugees, immigrants, displaced persons, or victims of a major weather event, earthquake, or conflict. - ©Doody's Review Service, 2021, Anna A Helm, BS, MPH (Multnomah County) Doody's Score: 90 - 4 Stars!|
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