Clinical Parasitology: A Practical Approach
ISBN: 1416060448
EAN13: 9781416060444
Language: English
Publication Date: November 19, 2012
Pages: 384
Dimensions: 0.70" H x 9.20" L x 7.40" W
Weight: 1.30 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Now in full color, the second edition of Clinical Parasitology provides you with all of the information needed to perform, read, and interpret parasitology tests in a clear and understandable way. The user-friendly design, extensive illustrations, pedagogical features and clear descriptions of look-a-like parasites will help you better hone your skills and confidently perform clinical procedures. Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification. Characteristics at a Glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites. Test Your Knowledge review questions enhance review and retention of chapter content. Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format. Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends. Increased number of case studies offers more opportunities for application of chapter content to real-life scenarios. Identification worksheets let you make your own drawings of parasites. NEW Full-color design throughout the book provides a more accessible look and feel. NEW Quick Quizzes, or periodic self-assessments, are included in each chapter to assess your knowledge. NEW Student resource s on the Evolve companion website feature additional case studies, interactive quizzes, and a veterinary parasitology reference guide. NEW Focusing In boxes and Looking Back boxes, offer helpful chapter introductions and chapter summaries respectively.