Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Fourth Edition

McGraw Hill Professional, 14 dec. 2007 - 2192 pagina's
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The most respected, all-in-one global STD reference -- now in full-color

A Doody's Core Title!

"With a level of detail that is unmatched by any other textbook in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), this book is the ultimate reference in this area . . . No question about it -- this book is the ultimate resource for information about sexually transmitted diseases. -- Doody's Review Service"

With a level of detail and scientific rigor that no other text can match, Sexually Transmitted Diseases takes you through all aspects of STDs, from epidemiology to diagnosis and public health measures. Featuring an exciting new full-color format, the fourth edition of Sexually Transmitted Diseases delivers the most encyclopedic overview of the clinical, microbiological, and public health aspects of STDs, including HIV. Turn to any page, and you'll find essential coverage of critical new developments in vaccines and prevention, global epidemiology, new treatments, and much more.

Features of the Fourth Edition:

  • The ultimate sourcebook on STDs, with top-to-bottom coverage of all STDs and all etiologies, from bacteria to viruses and more
  • Cutting-edge insights and clinically relevant perspectives from a distinguished roster of international authorities in medicine, infectious disease, and public health
  • NEW! Brand-new chapters that cover: Drug Use and STDs, Cervical Cancer and STDs, Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in AIDS, Pregnancy and Bacterial STDs, Pregnancy and Perinatal Transmission of STDs, The Role of Primary Care Clinicians in Managing STDs, and STD and HIV Vaccines
  • NEW! Eye-catching full-color format with hundreds of precise illustrations that drive home chapter concepts and help you visualize various conditions

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Part 1 History Socioeconomic Impact and Epidemiology of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Part 2 Social and Psychological Dimensions of Sexuality
Part 3 Profiles of Vulnerable Populations

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Over de auteur (2007)

King K. Holmes, MD, PhD is Director of the Center for AIDS and STD and William H. Foege Chair, Department of Global Health, University of Washington; and Chief, Infectious Diseases, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle.

P. Frederick Sparling, MD is Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

Walter E. Stamm, MD is Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington.

Peter Piot, MD, PhD is Executive Director, Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva.

Judith N. Wasserheit, MD, MPH is Professor of Global Health and Medicine Vice Chair, Department of Global Health Schools of Medicine and Public Health & Community Medicine, University of Washington and Affiliate Investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle.

Lawrence Corey, MD is with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Program in Infectious Diseases, and the Departments of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington.

Myron S. Cohen, MD is J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor, Medicine, Microbiology, Immunology, Public Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

D. Heather Watts, MD is Medical Officer, Pediatric, Adolescent, and Maternal AIDS Branch, Center for Research on Mothers and Children, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH, Bethesda, MD.

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