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Pocket Guidelines for the Care of Malaria Patients by Suparp Vannaphan, RN, BSc Nursing.

Price $5.00 (not including shipping)
To purchase this book, contact the author directly at : tmsvp@mahidol.ac.th
 
Summary of Book
Book Description
Find out why this is the best booklet to have in your pocket when caring for a patient with malaria.
 
Product Description
Malaria effects an estimated 500 million people worldwide every year. Approximately I million die from this disease. Much is known about how to treat this disease. This booklet puts that knowledge in your hands in a pocketbook size.
 
Chapters included
1.
The science of malaria in humans.
2.
Nursing care of malaria infected patients
3.
Algorithms for the care of malaria patients including
 
a.
Fever with a negative blood film
 
b.
Fever with a positive blood film
 
c.
Severe malaria
 
d.
Cerebral malaria
 
e.
Respiratory Failure
 
f.
Acute Renal Failure
 
g.
Jaundice
 
h.
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
 
i.
Fever
 
j.
Hypoglycemia
 
k.
Prevention of secondary bacterial infection
 
l.
Severe anemia
 
m.
Hemoglobinuria
 
n.
Health education
 
Product Details
Pagebook : 48 pages, Full color with illustrations and photos.
anguage : English
Author : Suparp Vannaphan. Nursing supervisor for the Bangkok Hospitalfor Tropical Diseases, Mahidol University.
Sponsor : World Health Organization Center for clinical Management of . Malaria Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok Thailand.
     
Last updated: January 19, 2011