By Camilla Rothe MD DTM&H
Test your wisdom in tropical drugs with Clinical instances in Tropical Medicine! Boasting an simply accessible, highly templated layout and full-color photos all through, this clinical reference publication is designed to aid somebody within the box better establish the tropical illnesses they will come upon. As a better half product to Manson's Tropical Diseases, Clinical circumstances in Tropical Medicine offers over seventy five circumstances covering contemporary so much customary ailments. it really is an awesome research software for infectious ailments fellows, medical professionals getting ready for assessments, basic care medical professionals with sufferers coming back from in a foreign country, and international health and wellbeing nurses and practitioners alike. "...Clinical situations should function a robust studying device for years to come!" Foreword by: Peter Hotez, Feb 2015
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2. How would you approach this patient? 30â•…â•… SECTION 1â•… ■â•… QUESTIONS CASE 53 A 24-Year-Old Woman from Uganda With Fever and Shock Benjamin Jeffs History A 24-year-old woman presents to a small hospital in rural Uganda because of a five-day history of a febrile illness. Apart from fever, the illness started with a sore throat and aching all over. She also developed some abdominal pain and diarrhoea. The patient has become increasingly unwell over the course of the past days. She is very weak and needs help to stand.
CASE 35 A 32-Year-Old Woman from Malawi With Headache and Blurred Vision Camilla Rothe History A 32-year-old Malawian woman presents to a local hospital with a three-week history of headache and blurred vision. The headache has been gradual in onset and does not respond to over-the-counter painkillers. There is no fever and no history of convulsions or of head trauma. The patient presented to a local health centre where she received presumptive antimalarial treatment (artemether/lumefantrine) and a course of antibiotics (amoxicillin 500â•¯mg tds for five days), which was of no benefit.
The urine is clear, rectal exam does not show any signs of bleeding and upon provoked coughing there is no haemoptysis. Fundoscopy is normal. Investigations The 20 minute whole blood clotting test is normal. The results of the other blood tests are shown in Table 26-1 (p 127). Questions 1. Which snake was most probably responsible for the bite? 2. What first-aid measures should have been taken? CASE 27 A 16-Year-Old Boy from Sri Lanka With Fever, Jaundice and Renal Failure Ranjan Premaratna History A 16-year-old Sri Lankan boy presents to a local hospital with fever, frontal headache and severe body aches for two days.