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Anti-Microbial Resistance in Global Perspective

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Louise Ackers, Gavin Ackers-Johnson, Joanne Welsh, Daniel Kibombo, Samuel Opio. --Cham: Palgrave Macmillan , c2020.
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‘The Maternal Sepsis Intervention has had a profound impact on maternal mortality and antibiotic use whilst also reducing hospital costs. The Ministry of Health is keen to explore opportunities to extending the lessons learnt and integrate them in national policy-making.' -Dr. Richard Mugahi, Ministry of Health, Uganda. This open access book provides an accessible introduction to the mechanics of international development and global health text for policy-makers and students across a wide range…
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Ackers, Louise
Other Authors
Ackers-Johnson, Gavin
Welsh, Joanne
Kibombo, Daniel
Opio, Samuel
Responsibility
Louise Ackers, Gavin Ackers-Johnson, Joanne Welsh, Daniel Kibombo, Samuel Opio
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 191 p.) : 18 illus., 14 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030626624
9783030626617 (Print ed.)
9783030626631 (Print ed.)
9783030626648 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Antimicrobial Stewardship
Developing Countries
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious - drug therapy
Other Subjects
Africa South of the Sahara
Specialty
Infectious Disease Medicine
Pharmacy
Abstract
‘The Maternal Sepsis Intervention has had a profound impact on maternal mortality and antibiotic use whilst also reducing hospital costs. The Ministry of Health is keen to explore opportunities to extending the lessons learnt and integrate them in national policy-making.' -Dr. Richard Mugahi, Ministry of Health, Uganda. This open access book provides an accessible introduction to the mechanics of international development and global health text for policy-makers and students across a wide range of disciplines. Antimicrobial resistance is a major threat to the well-being of patients and health systems the world over. In fragile health systems so challenged, on a day-today basis, by the overwhelming burden of both infectious and non-communicable disease, it is easy to overlook the impacts of AMR. The Maternal Sepsis Intervention, focusing on a primary cause of maternal death in Uganda, demonstrates the systemic nature of AMR and the gains that can be made through improved Infection Prevention Control and direct engagement of laboratory testing in antibiotic prescribing. Louise Ackers holds a Chair in Global Social Justice at the University of Salford, UK, and has recently been appointed as a consultant for the World Health Organization. Gavin Ackers-Johnson is Researcher at the University of Salford, UK. Joanne Welsh is Researcher at the University of Salford, UK. Samuel Opio is Secretary General of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda. Daniel Kibombo is a Microbiologist at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital and the Infectious Disease Institute.
Contents
1. Introduction to Antimicrobial Resistance and the Maternal Sepsis Intervention -- 2. Autonomy, Evidence and Methods in Global Health -- 3. The Impact of the Maternal Sepsis Intervention -- 4. Infection Prevention Control (IPC) and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) -- 5. The Role of Microbiology Testing in Controlling Infection and Promoting Antimicrobial Stewardship -- 6. Task Shifting, Midwifery Empowerment and the Nascence of Clinical Pharmacy -- 7. Change Processes: Multi-Disciplinary Teamwork -- 8. The Knowledge Creation and Transfer Mechanism -- 9. Conclusions: Capturing, Sustaining, Spreading and Researching Change -- Appendix: Microbiology Testing at FPRRH.
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Cancer Care in Countries and Societies in Transition : Individualized Care in Focus

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Michael Silbermann, editor. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This is a rare compilation of clinically focused chapters on the practice of oncology in more than 25 countries and areas around the world that experience ongoing or intensifying ethnic, religious, and nationalistic conflict. Each chapter is written by an internationally respected local physician or nurse. Topics include the relationship between local culture and the local practice of mainstream modern medicine, critical clinical issues faced by local physicians, and options for when and how to…
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Silbermann, Michael
Responsibility
Michael Silbermann, editor
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxviii, 505 p. : 75 illus., 72 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319229126
9783319229119 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Armed Conflicts
Developing Countries
Emigrants and Immigrants
Medical Oncology - economics
Medical Oncology - methods
Refugees
Socioeconomic Factors
Abstract
This is a rare compilation of clinically focused chapters on the practice of oncology in more than 25 countries and areas around the world that experience ongoing or intensifying ethnic, religious, and nationalistic conflict. Each chapter is written by an internationally respected local physician or nurse. Topics include the relationship between local culture and the local practice of mainstream modern medicine, critical clinical issues faced by local physicians, and options for when and how to incorporate palliative care. The book ends with chapters on the United States' current initiatives on promoting cancer care training in these regions, and another on clinical concepts for Western clinicians undertaking oncology practice in emerging countries. The audience includes oncologists around the world: those practicing medicine in similarly extreme circumstances; Western oncologists organizing or preparing for medical missions; and Western oncologists who wish to learn from the experiences of oncologists who practice under radically different conditions.
Contents
Medical Care in Countries in Transition -- How to Prioritize Cancer Care for Countries in Transition -- Cancer Trends and Risk Factors in Morocco -- The Magic of Dreams: Conflicts and Quandaries Within Multicultural Societies in Transition -- Modeling Integrative Oncology for the Arab Population in Northern Israel -- Cancer Care in Palestine -- Influx of Foreign Refugees to Jordan and its Overall Burden on Cancer Care -- Caring For Children With Cancer In A Country Conflicted With Massive Refugee Migration: Jordan as an Example -- Challenges and Future Trends for Cancer Care in Egypt -- Cancer Care in Lebanon, New Trends and Challenges -- Cancer Care in an economically torn country: Cyprus -- Cancer Care in a Country Undergoing Transition: Turkey, Current Challenges and Trends for the Future -- Cancer Care in Sudan: Current Situation and Challenges -- Cancer care in Countries in Transition in Africa; the case of Uganda -- Cancer Care in Pakistan -- Cancer Care in India -- Cancer Care in Afghanistan -- Kazakhstan -- An overview of cancer care in societies in transition: Global perspectives--UAE Experience -- Cancer care in countries in transition: The Islamic Republic of Iran -- Cancer Care in Regions/Societies in Transition in the Gulf States: Sultanate of Oman -- Challenges and prospects in cancer care in Georgia -- Romania: Attempting to Catch up the European standards of care for cancer patients -- Recent challenges and achievements in cancer care in Latin American societies -- Caring for Refugees with Cancer: A Case for Training of US Oncology Professionals -- University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Experience caring for patients from countries undergoing political-social conflict -- Forty Years Fast Forward: Vietnamese Refugees in the United States with Comments on their Cancer Care -- The current state of cancer care in North America -- Application of genetic testing for childhood cancers in emerging countries -- Cancer Care among Immigrants to North America -- Promoting Cancer Nursing Education, Training and Research in Countries in Transition.
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Cancer Research and Clinical Trials in Developing Countries : A Practical Guide

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Daniela Cristina Stefan, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book describes the principles around which cancer research and clinical trials can be developed. Additionally, by describing the particularities of planning and implementing cancer research in developing countries, this book provides valuable practical information for researchers in resource-rich countries who contemplate cooperating with scientists from limited-resource countries in performing research.Written and edited by leaders in the field who work in these developing countries, Canc…
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Stefan, Daniela Cristina
Responsibility
Daniela Cristina Stefan, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 218 p. : 18 illus., 8 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319184432
9783319184425 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Biomedical Research
Clinical Trials as Topic
Developing Countries
Neoplasms
Abstract
This book describes the principles around which cancer research and clinical trials can be developed. Additionally, by describing the particularities of planning and implementing cancer research in developing countries, this book provides valuable practical information for researchers in resource-rich countries who contemplate cooperating with scientists from limited-resource countries in performing research.Written and edited by leaders in the field who work in these developing countries, Cancer Research and Clinical Trials in Developing Countries: A Practical Guide will appeal to a wide range of researchers, students, and physicians who are engaging in cancer research and clinical trials. It focuses on methodology and statistics while structured around the needs of cancer research. It provides valuable information regarding international collaboration, funding mechanisms as well as publishing and dissemination of research findings.
Contents
1.Introduction: the need to conduct cancer research in developing countries -- 2. Steps of a research study: from research question to publication -- 3. Types of research designs -- 4. Clinical research in developing countries: An overview -- 5. The research protocol -- 6. Ethics of conducting cancer research in developing countries -- 7. Data management and statistics -- 8. Funding For Cancer Research and Clinical Studies in Low and Middle-Income Countries -- 9. International Collaboration in Cancer Research -- 10. Publication and dissemination of research findings.
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Diabetes Mellitus in Developing Countries and Underserved Communities

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Sam Dagogo-Jack. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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Adopting a truly global perspective and a practical approach to diabetes--including pathophysiology, genetics, regional peculiarities, management, prevention and best practices--this book is an excellent resource for clinicians and policy-makers working with patients in more austere settings. The global prevalence of diabetes is estimated to increase from 422 million in 2014 to 592 million in 2035. Sadly, low- and middle-economy countries are projected to experience the steepest increase, but e…
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Dagogo-Jack, Sam
Responsibility
Sam Dagogo-Jack
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 294 pages) : 65 illus., 49 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319415598
9783319415574 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Developing Countries
Diabetes Mellitus - epidemiology
Medically Underserved Area
Vulnerable Populations
Abstract
Adopting a truly global perspective and a practical approach to diabetes--including pathophysiology, genetics, regional peculiarities, management, prevention and best practices--this book is an excellent resource for clinicians and policy-makers working with patients in more austere settings. The global prevalence of diabetes is estimated to increase from 422 million in 2014 to 592 million in 2035. Sadly, low- and middle-economy countries are projected to experience the steepest increase, but even in developed economies, vulnerable demographic subgroups manifest disparities in diabetes prevalence, quality of care, and outcomes. This book extends coverage to those underserved and minority communities in the developed world. In a consistent chapter format, it discusses classification, pathophysiology, genomics, diagnosis, prevention and management of diabetes in economically challenged regions as well as underserved populations in affluent nations. Suggestions regarding future directions in the organization of diabetes care delivery, prevention and research priorities are also provided. The detailed identification of barriers to optimal care and the practical approach to the management and prevention of diabetes make Diabetes Mellitus in Developing Countries and Underserved Communities a valuable resource for clinicians, researchers and health policy leaders.
Contents
Global Burden of Diabetes: An Overview -- Primary Prevention of Diabetes: An Imperative for Developing Countries -- Diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Type II Diabetes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) -- Diabetes in China and Western Pacific Region -- Diabetes in India and Southeast Asia -- Diabetes in Latin America -- Diabetes in the Caribbean -- Diabetes in Indigenous Australians and other Underserved Communities in Australia -- Diabetes among Maori and Other Ethnic Groups in New Zealand -- Diabetes in Eastern Europe -- Diabetes in Immigrant and Minority Populations in Western Europe -- Diabetes among Indigenous Canadians -- Diabetes in Native Populations and Underserved Communities in the United States.
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Disability & International Development : Towards Inclusive Global Health

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edited by Malcolm Maclachlan, Leslie Swartz. --New York, NY: Springer-Verlag , c2009.
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Maclachlan, Malcolm
Other Authors
Swartz, Leslie
Responsibility
edited by Malcolm Maclachlan, Leslie Swartz
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9780387938400
Subjects (MeSH)
Developing Countries
Disabled Persons
Economic Development
Global Health
Socioeconomic Factors
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Social sciences
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Disease control priorities in developing countries

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Dean, T. Jamison. --Washington, DC: IBRD/The World Bank and Oxford University Press , 2006.
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Dean, T. Jamison
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
IBRD/The World Bank and Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2006
ISBN
0821361791
Subjects (MeSH)
Disease
Developing Countries
Access
Open access
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Doctors and healers

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Dorozynski, Alexander. --[Ottawa]: [International Development Research Centre] , 1975.
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WA 395 D715 1975
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WA 395 D715 1975
Author
Dorozynski, Alexander
Place of Publication
[Ottawa]
Publisher
[International Development Research Centre]
Date of Publication
1975
Physical Description
64 p.
ISBN
889360529
Subjects (MeSH)
Education, Medical
Physicians
Developing Countries
Health Services Accessibility
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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1
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2 weeks
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Equitable Access to Human Biological Resources in Developing Countries : Benefit Sharing Without Undue Inducement

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Roger Scarlin Chennells. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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The main question explored by the book is: How can cross-border access to human genetic resources, such as blood or DNA samples, be governed in such a way as to achieve equity for vulnerable populations in developing countries? The book situates the field of genomic and genetic research within global health and research frameworks, describing the concerns that have been raised about the potential unfairness in exchanges during recent decades. Access to and sharing in the benefits of human biolo…
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Chennells, Roger Scarlin
Responsibility
Roger Scarlin Chennells
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 197 p.)
ISBN
9783319197258
9783319197241 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Bioethics
Developing Countries
Genetic Research - ethics
Global Health - ethics
Health Equity
Healthcare Disparities
Abstract
The main question explored by the book is: How can cross-border access to human genetic resources, such as blood or DNA samples, be governed in such a way as to achieve equity for vulnerable populations in developing countries? The book situates the field of genomic and genetic research within global health and research frameworks, describing the concerns that have been raised about the potential unfairness in exchanges during recent decades. Access to and sharing in the benefits of human biological resources are aspects not regulated by any international legal framework such as the Convention on Biological Diversity, which applies only to the exchange of plants, animals and microorganisms, as well as to associated traditional knowledge. Examples of genetic research perceived as exploitative are provided in order to illustrate the legal vacuum concerning the global governance of human genetic resources. The main conclusions drawn from the legal and ethical analysis are: Benefit sharing is crucial in order to avoid the exploitation of developing countries in human genetic research; With functioning research ethics committees, undue inducement is less of a concern in genetic research than in other areas of medical research (e.g. clinical trials); Concerns remain over research involving indigenous populations; accordingly, recommendations are provided. In drawing these conclusions, the book addresses in detail a highly pressing topic in global bioethics and international law. In this regard, it combines bioethical arguments with jurisprudence, in particular with reference to the law of equity and the legal concepts of duress (coercion), unconscionable dealing, and undue inducement.
Contents
Introduction -- Exploitation -- Common Heritage of Humankind -- The Altruism Argument -- The "No Value Added" Argument -- Justice and Exploitation in Bilateral Exchanges -- Undue Inducement and Coercion -- Risks to Indigenous Peoples as Vulnerable Population -- Closing Chapter -- List of Legal Cases.
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The Ethics of Educational Healthcare Placements in Low and Middle Income Countries : First Do No Harm?

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Anya Ahmed, James Ackers-Johnson, Helen Louise Ackers. --Cham: Palgrave Macmillan , 2017.
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. ; This book examines the current state of elective placements of medical undergraduate students in developing countries and their impact on health care education at home. Drawing from a recent case study of volunteer deployment in Uganda, the authors provide an in-depth evaluation of the impacts on the students themselves and the learning outcomes associated with placements in low resource settings, as well as the impacts that these forms of s…
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Ahmed, Anya
Other Authors
Ackers-Johnson, James
Ackers, Helen Louise
Responsibility
Anya Ahmed, James Ackers-Johnson, Helen Louise Ackers
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 158 p. 12 illus., 11 illus. in color.)
ISBN
9783319483634
9783319483627 (Print ed.)
9783319483641 (Print ed.)
9783319839226 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Career Mobility
Developing Countries
Education, Medical, Undergraduate - ethics
Specialty
Education
Ethics
Health Services Research
Abstract
This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.
This book examines the current state of elective placements of medical undergraduate students in developing countries and their impact on health care education at home. Drawing from a recent case study of volunteer deployment in Uganda, the authors provide an in-depth evaluation of the impacts on the students themselves and the learning outcomes associated with placements in low resource settings, as well as the impacts that these forms of student mobility have on the host settings. In addition to reviewing the existing literature on elective placements, the authors outline a potential model for the future development of ethical elective placements. As the book concurs with an increasing international demand for elective placements, it will be of immediate interest to universities, intermediary organizations, students as consumers, and hosting organisations in low-resource settings.
Contents
1. Introduction: Why Ethical Electives? -- 2. The Ethical Educational Placement Project -- 3. Student Learning on Ethical Educational Placements -- 4. Ethical Placements? Under what conditions can Educational Placements Support Sustainable Development? -- 5. Managing Reciprocity: No Harm Approaches to International Educational Placements.
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Global orthopedics : caring for musculoskeletal conditions and injuries in austere settings

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Richard A. Gosselin, David A. Spiegel, Michelle Foltz, editors. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Global Orthopedics: Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings was conceived and written to be a unique reference for surgeons working in resource-limited environments. The first sections provide historical background, global public health perspectives of orthopedics, the role of culture, and a broad discussion of non-surgical and non-orthopedic clinical topics that are rarely encountered in high-resource settings but that affect orthopedic care. Adult and pediatric …
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Gosselin, Richard A.
Spiegel, David A.
Foltz, Michelle
Responsibility
Richard A. Gosselin, David A. Spiegel, Michelle Foltz, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 525 pages)
ISBN
9781461415787 (electronic bk.)
9781461415770
Subjects (MeSH)
Musculoskeletal Diseases - therapy
Orthopedics - methods
Wounds and Injuries - therapy
Developing Countries
Poverty Areas
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedics
Musculoskeletal system - Wounds and injuries - Treatment
Abstract
Global Orthopedics: Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings was conceived and written to be a unique reference for surgeons working in resource-limited environments. The first sections provide historical background, global public health perspectives of orthopedics, the role of culture, and a broad discussion of non-surgical and non-orthopedic clinical topics that are rarely encountered in high-resource settings but that affect orthopedic care. Adult and pediatric trauma are presented in an anatomical format for easy reference, with a focus on the natural history and the best treatment methods within existing limitations. The chapters on musculoskeletal infections provide a wealth of knowledge about these common debilitating conditions that is unavailable in any other single modern text. The non-infectious pediatric conditions section has been written for the non-specialist to handle selected developmental and early childhood orthopedic problems commonly seen in low-resource settings. Detailed chapters on reconstruction surgery, tumor management, amputations, and the orthopedic needs in the face of conflicts and natural disasters round out the text.
Contents
Part I: Introduction -- A History of Orthopedics in Austere Settings -- Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Conditions -- Emerging Orthopedic Conditions -- Cost-Effectiveness of Orthopedic Surgery in Austere Environments -- Barriers to the Delivery of Orthopedic Care -- Teaching and Educational Resources -- Equipment and Supplies -- Ethics -- Culture Shock and Traditional Healing -- Part II: General Clinical Topics -- Coexisting Medical Conditions -- Tropical Diseases and Orthopedics -- Rickets and Nutritional Considerations -- Non-Surgical Principles of Fracture and Injury Management -- Basic Plastic Surgery for Orthopedic Surgeons -- HIV and Orthopedic Surgery -- Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery in Austere Environments -- Part III: Adult Trauma -- Introduction to Trauma in Austere Environments -- Injuries of the Shoulder and Humeral Shaft -- Elbow and Forearm -- Hand and Wrist Trauma in Low-Resource Settings -- Fractures of the Pelvis and Acetabulum -- Injuries to the Hip and Femoral Shaft -- Knee and Tibia -- Ankle and Foot -- Spinal Cord and Spine Trauma -- Part IV: Pediatric Trauma -- General Principles of Pediatric Trauma -- Management of Upper Extremity Fractures -- Management of Lower Extremity Fractures -- Part V: Musculoskeletal Infections -- Introduction to Musculoskeletal Infections -- Neglected Septic Arthritis in Children -- Chronic Osteomyelitis in Children -- Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis in Adults -- Tuberculosis -- Part VI: Non-Infectious Pediatric Conditions.-Clubfoot: Etiology, Pathoanatomy, Basic Ponseti Technique and Ponseti in Older Patients -- Algorithm for Neglected Clubfoot -- Limb Deficiencies -- Evaluation and Treatment of Angular Deformities -- Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip -- Injection Injuries and Polio -- Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromuscular Conditions -- Part VII: Additional Considerations -- Adult Reconstruction -- Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors -- Amputations -- Orthopedics in Conflicts and Natural Disasters -- Appendices -- Appendix 1. Abbreviations -- Appendix 2. Head Trauma and Basic Management of Brain Injury and Elevated Intracranial Pressure -- Appendix 3. Tips, Tricks, and Pearls -- Appendix 4. What Do I Take?
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The Grand Challenge for the Future : Vaccines for Poverty-Related Diseases from Bench to Field

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edited by Stefan H.E. Kaufmann, Paul-Henri Lambert. --Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag , c2005.
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Kaufmann, Stefan H.E
Other Authors
Lambert, Paul-Henri
Responsibility
edited by Stefan H.E. Kaufmann, Paul-Henri Lambert
Place of Publication
Basel
Publisher
Birkhäuser Verlag
Date of Publication
c2005
Series Title
Birkhäuser advances in infectious diseases
ISBN
9783764373818
Subjects (MeSH)
Vaccination - trends
Vaccines
Developing Countries
Poverty Areas
Clinical Trials as Topic
Drug Design
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Infectious diseases
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e-Book
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Handbook of Global Tuberculosis Control : Practices and Challenges

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Yichen Lu, Lixia Wang, Hongjin Duanmu, Chris Chanyasulkit, Amie J. Strong, Hui Zhang, editors. --Boston, MA: Springer , 2017.
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This ambitious reference surveys worldwide efforts at controlling the spread of tuberculosis, with special emphasis on the developing world. Case studies from China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Indonesia, and other frontline countries demonstrate a wealth of information on clinical, cultural, socioeconomic, and other relevant factors. This compilation provides a valuable resource for creating successful intervention and prevention strategies. State-of-the-science snapshots pinpoint where short- and long…
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Lu, Yichen
Wang, Lixia
Duanmu, Hongjin
Chanyasulkit, Chris
Strong, Amie J
Zhang, Hui
Responsibility
Yichen Lu, Lixia Wang, Hongjin Duanmu, Chris Chanyasulkit, Amie J. Strong, Hui Zhang, editors
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 558 pages) : 46 illus., 28 illus. in color
ISBN
9781493966677
9781493966653 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Communicable Disease Control
Developing Countries
Global Health
Tuberculosis - prevention & control
Abstract
This ambitious reference surveys worldwide efforts at controlling the spread of tuberculosis, with special emphasis on the developing world. Case studies from China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Indonesia, and other frontline countries demonstrate a wealth of information on clinical, cultural, socioeconomic, and other relevant factors. This compilation provides a valuable resource for creating successful intervention and prevention strategies. State-of-the-science snapshots pinpoint where short- and long-term initiatives stand today, from early detection and vaccination programs to new genetic technologies and drug therapies. This diverse group of perspectives and approaches offers innovative paths toward control and realistic odds for containing the threat, especially in the face of current co-epidemics and new drug-resistant strains. Among the topics in the Handbook: Diagnosis of tuberculosis: current pipeline, unmet needs, and new developments Concurrence of tuberculosis and other major diseases The tuberculosis outbreak response, investigation, and control The promise of new TB vaccines DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a rich source of fundamental and daily applicable knowledge Global tuberculosis surveillance The Handbook of Global Tuberculosis Control is urgent reading for leadership and staff of non-governmental organizations, government agencies, academic institutions, research centers, hospitals, and potentially businesses with interests in tuberculosis control. Additionally, the book's focus on TB in developing countries will attract a wider audience of practitioners, particularly those working in the broader fields of global public health, epidemiology, international development, and the socioeconomics of infectious diseases.
Contents
1. Modern History of Tuberculosis Control in China -- 2. TB Control in Pakistan -- 3. TB Control in South Africa -- 4. Tuberculosis Control in Hong Kong -- 5. Breakthrough Strategy for TB Control in Indonesia -- 6. TB Control in Nigeria -- 7. Diagnosis of Tuberculosis: Current Pipeline, Unmet Needs, and New Developments -- 8. Current Options in Treatment and Issues in Tuberculosis Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries -- 9. DOT Status and Development in China -- 10. Drug-Resistant TB -- 11. The MDR-TB Epidemic in China: The Changing Landscape, Cause Analysis, Government Response, Current Status, and Future Aspects -- 12. Treatment of TB and HIV Coinfection -- 13. Concurrence of Tuberculosis and Other Major Diseases -- 14. Surgery for Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Its Indications -- 15. Diagnosis and Interventional Therapy by Bronchoscopy -- 16. Intensive Care Treatment of Critical Tuberculosis -- 17. New Diagnostic Tools for Early Detection of TB -- 18. TB Clinical Trials Conducted in China: The History and Future of the Beijing Tuberculosis and Thoracic Tumor Research Institute -- 19. Adapting DOTS for Application in Rural China -- 20. BCG Immunization: Efficacy, Limitations, and Future Needs -- 21. Latent Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- 22. The Tuberculosis Outbreak Response, Investigation, and Control -- 23. Preventive Therapy Against Tuberculosis -- 24. Case Study: The Strategy and Implementation of Preventive Treatment for TB Infected College Students in Beijing -- 25. Case Study Pakistan: Society Awareness and Media Coverage for TB Prevention and Treatment -- 26. The Role of Directly Observed Treatment in the Tuberculosis Epidemic in Beijing -- 27. The Promise of New TB Vaccines -- 28. Global Tuberculosis Surveillance -- 29. Factors Affecting the Incidence of Tuberculosis and Measures for Control and Prevention -- 30. DNA Fingerprinting of Mycobacterium TB: A Rich Source of Fundamental and Daily Applicable Knowledge -- 31. A Case Study: China—Implementation of Nationwide TB Epidemiology Surveys and Estimation of TB Incidence -- 32. A Case Study: Japan—Evolution of Tuberculosis Surveillance in an Intermediate-Burden Nation.
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Health Research in Developing Countries : A collaboration between Burkina Faso and Germany

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edited by Heiko Becher, Bocar Kouyaté. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag , c2005.
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Becher, Heiko
Other Authors
Kouyaté, Bocar
Responsibility
edited by Heiko Becher, Bocar Kouyaté
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2005
ISBN
9783540270799
Subjects (MeSH)
Biomedical Research
Developing Countries
International Cooperation
Subjects (LCSH)
Biomedical research
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High Performance in Hospital Management : A Guideline for Developing and Developed Countries

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Edda Weimann, Peter Weimann. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides a broad overview of what is needed to run hospitals and other health care facilities effectively and efficiently. All of the skills and tools required to achieve this aim are elucidated in the book, including business engineering and change management, strategic planning and the Balanced Scorecard, project management, integrative innovation management, social and ethical aspects of human resource management, communication and conflict management, staff development and leaders…
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Weimann, Edda
Other Authors
Weimann, Peter
Responsibility
Edda Weimann, Peter Weimann
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 219 pages) : 65 illus., 57 illus. in color
ISBN
9783662496602
9783662496589 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
Hospital Administration - standards
Leadership
Organizational Innovation
Notes
The book is based on the German edition "High performance im Krankenhausmanagement" and was adapted for health systems in developing and developed countries.
Abstract
This book provides a broad overview of what is needed to run hospitals and other health care facilities effectively and efficiently. All of the skills and tools required to achieve this aim are elucidated in the book, including business engineering and change management, strategic planning and the Balanced Scorecard, project management, integrative innovation management, social and ethical aspects of human resource management, communication and conflict management, staff development and leadership. The guidance offered is exceptional and applicable in both developed and developing countries. Furthermore, the relevant theoretical background is outlined and instructive case reports are included. Each chapter finishes with a summary and five reflective questions. Excellence can only be achieved when health care professionals show in addition to their medical skills a high level of managerial competence. High performance in Hospital Management assists managers of health care providers as well as doctors and nurses to engage in the successful management of a health care facility.
Contents
Engage your nurses, clinicians and patients to drive your hospital -- Create a corporate identity -- Develop your vision and communicate it -- Face your competitors -- Improve communication and appreciation -- Creating positive attitudes towards change -- Develop and communicate your strategy -- Find the best staff and develop their skills -- Manage your conflicts professionally -- Be a visionary leader.
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Infectious Diseases and Rural Livelihood in Developing Countries

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Fingani Annie Mphande. --Singapore: Springer , c2016.
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This book focuses on the effects of rural livelihood and the impact of infectious diseases on health and poverty. It explores cultures and traditions in developing countries and their role in infectious-disease management and prevention. It highlights the associated healthcare systems and how these have contributed to some of the challenges faced, and goes on to elaborate on the significance of community involvement in infectious-disease prevention, management and control. It also emphasizes th…
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Mphande, Fingani Annie
Responsibility
Fingani Annie Mphande
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 187 p. : 21 illus. in color)
ISBN
9789811004285
9789811004261 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Agriculture
Communicable Disease Control
Developing Countries
Poverty - prevention & control
Rural Health
Abstract
This book focuses on the effects of rural livelihood and the impact of infectious diseases on health and poverty. It explores cultures and traditions in developing countries and their role in infectious-disease management and prevention. It highlights the associated healthcare systems and how these have contributed to some of the challenges faced, and goes on to elaborate on the significance of community involvement in infectious-disease prevention, management and control. It also emphasizes the importance of surveillance and setting up strategies on infectious-disease management that are favourable for poor communities and developing countries. Infectious Diseases and Rural Livelihood in Developing Countries allows students, researchers, healthcare workers, stakeholders and governments to better understand the vicious cycle of health, poverty and livelihoods in developing countries and to develop strategies that can work better in these regions.
Contents
1: Poverty, Health and Livelihoods -- 2: Rural Livelihood -- 3: Infectious Diseases -- 4: Infectious Diseases and Livelihoods -- 5: Transportation -- 6: Healthcare -- 7: Surveillance -- 8: Disease Awareness and Prevention -- 9: Infectious Disease Management Strategies -- 10: Way Forward.
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Maternal and Child Health : Global Challenges, Programs, and Policies

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edited by John Ehiri. --Boston, MA: Springer-Verlag US , c2009.
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Ehiri, John
Responsibility
edited by John Ehiri
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Springer-Verlag US
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9780387892450
Subjects (MeSH)
Child Welfare
Maternal Welfare
Developing Countries
Health Policy
Healthcare Disparities
Women's Health
Global Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Maternal and infant welfare
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Multidisciplinary Teleconsultation in Developing Countries

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Michelangelo Bartolo, Fabio Ferrari, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book presents a replicable model of multidisciplinary teleconsultation, designed and set up by Global Health Telemedicine, that offers very significant health benefits in remote and rural areas of developing countries. The model is based on experiences gained in sub-Saharan Africa while training and cooperating with local health professionals within the DREAM program, managed by the Community of Sant'Egidio. This program has to date treated almost 300,000 patients across many countries and…
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Bartolo, Michelangelo
Ferrari, Fabio
Responsibility
Michelangelo Bartolo, Fabio Ferrari, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 134 p.) : 69 illus., 68 illus. in color
Series Title
TELe-Health
ISBN
9783319727639
9783319727622 (print ed.)
9783319727646 (print ed.)
ISSN
2198-6037
Subjects (MeSH)
Developing Countries
Health Services Accessibility
Telemedicine
Other Subjects
DREAM (Project)
Other Subjects
Africa South of the Sahara
Specialty
Global Health
Telemedicine
Abstract
This book presents a replicable model of multidisciplinary teleconsultation, designed and set up by Global Health Telemedicine, that offers very significant health benefits in remote and rural areas of developing countries. The model is based on experiences gained in sub-Saharan Africa while training and cooperating with local health professionals within the DREAM program, managed by the Community of Sant'Egidio. This program has to date treated almost 300,000 patients across many countries and has provided health education and disease prevention training to tens of millions. It originated in the context of the fight against AIDS but has been extended to encompass other pathologies and to exploit the capabilities of new telemedicine technologies that allow multispecialist teleconsultation (hence the acronym now represents "Disease Relief through Excellent and Advanced Means"). In addition to thorough description of the program, readers will find reflections and analysis on logistical, technical, sociological, and epidemiological issues. The book is divided into thematic chapters with easy-to-understand graphics. It will be a readily accessible source of information for professionals in international cooperation and global health students and professionals.
Contents
Part 1. Africa Today -- 1. Health in Sub Saharan Africa; HIV, TB and Malaria Epidemiology -- 2. Chronic-degenerative diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Part 2. DREAM 2.0 -- 3. From DREAM to DREAM 2.0: An African Model -- 4. The DREAM Management Software -- 5. DREAM Centre Remote Telemonitoring -- 6. DREAM Data Activity -- 7. DREAM 2.0 a Replicable Model -- 8. The Challenge of Sustainability: The Impact of Dream Programme on the Social, Economic and Working Conditions of Patients With HIV/AIDS -- Part 3. GHT, Remote Healthcare -- 9. Multispecialist Teleconsultation -- 10. From on the field training to E-learning -- 11. GHT Activity Data -- 12. BS Innova Platform: Introduction, Framework and Technology -- Part 4. The Technology in Africa -- 13. The Digital Divide -- 14. Plant for Africa and Renewable Energy.
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Nutrition and Health in a Developing World

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Saskia de Pee, Douglas Taren, Martin W. Bloem, editors. (Third edition) --Cham: Humana Press , 2017.
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This third edition reviews the epidemiology, policies, programs and outcome indicators that are important and should go together to improve nutrition and health in low-middle income settings (i.e. a developing world). This greatly expanded third edition provides policy makers, program managers, students and scientists in the area of public health and nutrition with the most recent and up-to-date knowledge regarding major health and nutritional problems in low-middle income settings. Experience …
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de Pee, Saskia
Taren, Douglas
Bloem, Martin W
Responsibility
Saskia de Pee, Douglas Taren, Martin W. Bloem, editors
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xliv, 827 pages) : 105 illus., 51 illus. in color
Series
Nutrition and Health
Series Title
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
ISBN
9783319437392
9783319437378 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Developing Countries - statistics & numerical data
Nutrition Disorders - complications
Nutrition Disorders - epidemiology
Nutrition Policy
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Public Health - trends
Abstract
This third edition reviews the epidemiology, policies, programs and outcome indicators that are important and should go together to improve nutrition and health in low-middle income settings (i.e. a developing world). This greatly expanded third edition provides policy makers, program managers, students and scientists in the area of public health and nutrition with the most recent and up-to-date knowledge regarding major health and nutritional problems in low-middle income settings. Experience with policies and programs that address both the biomedical as well as the social and economic determinants of nutrition and health as a way to improve the health and nutrition situation, and hence the development, of the most vulnerable people in the world, is increasing. This volume provides the most current overview of research and strategies so that policy makers, program managers, academics and students have knowledge and resources that they can use to advance the publicÇÖs health and the development of nations to meet the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The third edition of Nutrition and Health in a Developing World takes on a new context where the word "developing" is now a verb and not an adjective.
Contents
Section I. History of Nutrition -- Nutrition and Development: Historical Perspective -- Section II. Contextualizing International Nutrition: Considering Benefit Cost, Evidence Base and Capacity -- Nutrition Evidence in Context -- Growing Capacity to Deliver Nutrition in Post 2015 World -- Section III. Malnutrition, Nutrients and (Breast) Milk Explained -- Malnutrition Spectrum -- Child Growth and Development -- Overweight and Obesity -- Nutrient Needs and Approaches to Meeting Them -- Vitamin A -- Iron -- Zinc -- Iodine -- Vitamin D -- Essential Fatty Acids -- Role or Milk in Nutrition -- The Role of Breastfeeding Protection, Promotion, and Support in a Developing World -- Section IV. Tuberculosis, HIV, and the Role of Nutrition -- Tuberculosis -- HIV -- Tuberculosis in Relation to Nutrition -- HIV and HIV/TB Co-infection in Relation to Nutrition -- Section V. Nutrition and Health in Different Phases of the Life Cycle -- Reproductive Health -- Maternal Nutrition and Birth Outcomes -- Small for Gestational Age: Scale and Consequences for Mortality, Morbidity, and Development -- Development Disabilities -- Adolescent Health and Nutrition -- Nutrition in the Elderly from Low and Middle Income Countries -- Section VI. Tackling Health and Nutrition Issues in an Integrated Way in the Era of the SDGS -- Evaluation of Nutrition Sensitive Interventions -- Integrated Approaches to Health and Nutrition: Role of Communities -- Nutrition in Emergencies -- Ending AIDS by 2030: Partnerships and Linkages with SDG 2 -- Section VII. Trends in Urbanization and Development, Impacts on Food Value Chains and Consumers, and Private Sector Roles -- Urbanization Patterns and Strategies for Ensuring Adequate Nutrition -- Urbanization, Food, Security and Nutrition -- The Impact of Supermarkets on Nutrition and Nutritional Knowledge: A Food Policy Perspective -- Value Chain Focus on Food and Nutrition Security -- Role of Foundations and Initiatives by the Private Sector for Improving Health and Nutrition -- Section VIII. Ethics: Critical to Making Progress in Public Health -- Ethics in Public Health Research.
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Optimizing Treatment for Children in the Developing World

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Stuart MacLeod, Suzanne Hill, Gideon Koren, Anders Rane, editors. --Cham: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Adis , c2015.
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This book is intended to communicate current best practice in pediatric clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy with special consideration of the prevailing circumstances and most pressing needs in developing countries. It also addresses measures that may be taken in countries with emerging economies through organizational and political adjustments to reduce unacceptable levels of morbidity and mortality among children and pregnant women with treatable diseases.
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MacLeod, Stuart
Hill, Suzanne
Koren, Gideon
Rane, Anders
Responsibility
Stuart MacLeod, Suzanne Hill, Gideon Koren, Anders Rane, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Adis
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 332 p. : 21 illus., 13 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319157504
9783319157498 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Developing Countries
Drug Therapy
Pregnancy
Abstract
This book is intended to communicate current best practice in pediatric clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy with special consideration of the prevailing circumstances and most pressing needs in developing countries. It also addresses measures that may be taken in countries with emerging economies through organizational and political adjustments to reduce unacceptable levels of morbidity and mortality among children and pregnant women with treatable diseases.
Contents
Part I. Introduction and Context -- 1. Children Everywhere Deserve Evidence-Based and Accessible Treatment -- 2. Shifting Demographics and Clinical Pharmacy/Pharmacology Priorities -- 3. Access to Medicines – More Than Just Affordability -- 4. Challenges in Pediatric Oral Dosing -- 5. Therapeutic Research in Low-Income Countries: Studying Trial Communities -- 6. MicroResearch: Finding Sustainable Local Health Solutions in East Africa Through Small Local Research Studies -- 7. Medications in Pregnancy: Can We Treat the Mother While Protecting the Unborn? -- 8. Drugs and Breastfeeding: The Knowledge Gap -- 9. Falsified and Substandard Medicines -- Part II. Factors Enabling Improved Therapy -- 10. Regulatory Science for Paediatric Medicines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries -- 11. Enabling Equitable Access to Essential Medicines -- 12. Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Care -- 13. Promoting Drug Development and Access: The Role of International Networks and Organizations -- Part III. Research Challenges -- 14. Standards of Research for Clinical Trials in Low- and Middle-Income Countries -- 15. Ethical Considerations in the Design of Pediatric Clinical Trials in Low- and Middle-Income Countries -- 16. Micronutrient Defi ciencies: Impact on Therapeutic Outcomes -- 17. Clinical Pharmacology and the Individualized Approach to Treatment -- 18. Neglected Diseases: Drug Development for Chagas Disease as an Example -- 19. Health Economic Evaluation for Improving Child Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries -- 20. Rational Use of Medicines (RUM) for Children in the Developing World: Current Status, Key Challenges and Potential Solutions -- 21. Perspective on the Role of the Pharmaceutical Industry -- Part IV. Clinical Settings -- 22. Optimizing Malaria Treatment in the Community -- 23. Critical Care for Children in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Issues Barriers and Opportunities -- 24. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Disorders: Organization and Delivery of Care -- 25. Psychotropic Medications in Pregnancy -- 26. Child Development, Disability and Global Health: Opportunity and Responsibility -- 27. Hydroxyurea Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease in Low-Income Countries -- Part V. Concluding Comments -- 28. Challenges in Drug Therapy of Children in Africa -- 29. Training Clinicians in Developing Countries on Rational Use of Medications in Children and Pregnant Women -- 30. Taking Medicines for Children Forward.
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Pediatric Cancer in Africa : A Case-Based Guide to Diagnosis and Management

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Daniela Cristina Stefan, Mhamed Harif. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This text is the only book of its kind to provide specific guidance applicable to limited resource settings and builds up from the foundation of general practitioner or general pediatrician competence. Written and edited by leaders in the field, this manual educates physicians on the essential components of the discipline, filtered through the experience of specialists from developing countries, with immediate applicability in the specific healthcare environment in these countries. Typically, m…
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Stefan, Daniela Cristina
Other Authors
Harif, Mhamed
Responsibility
Daniela Cristina Stefan, Mhamed Harif
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 408 pages) : 129 illus., 82 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319179360
9783319179353 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Africa - Epidemiology
Developing Countries
Neoplasms - diagnosis
Neoplasms - epidemiology
Neoplasms - therapy
Abstract
This text is the only book of its kind to provide specific guidance applicable to limited resource settings and builds up from the foundation of general practitioner or general pediatrician competence. Written and edited by leaders in the field, this manual educates physicians on the essential components of the discipline, filtered through the experience of specialists from developing countries, with immediate applicability in the specific healthcare environment in these countries. Typically, manuals of pediatric hematology-oncology are written by specialists from high-income countries, and usually target an audience with a sub-specialist level of training, often assisted by cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment facilities. However, approximately 80% of new cases of cancer in children appear in mid- and low-income countries. Almost invariably, general practitioners or general pediatricians without special training in oncology will look after children with malignancies who enter the health care system in these countries. The diagnostic facilities are usually limited, as are the treatment options. The survival figures in these conditions are somewhere below 20%, while in high-income countries they are in the range of 80% for many childhood cancers. This book includes simplified therapy protocols, pain therapy and palliation, as well as ward procedures such as bone marrow aspiration/biopsies, intravenous therapy and chemotherapy drugs mixing. It provides an overview of pediatric cancer epidemiology, cancer registration and organizing support networks and features the management of cancers with associated pathology like AIDS, malnutrition, malaria and tuberculosis.
Contents
1. Epidemiology/etiology of childhood cancer -- 2. Early Warning Signs and Diagnostic Approach in Childhood Cancer -- 3. Cancer Registries and the Value of a Dedicated Pediatric Registry in Africa -- 4. Organization of Care for Children with Cancer in Africa -- 5. Hematological and Oncological Emergencies -- 6. Solid Tumors - Osteosarcoma -- 7. Ewing Sarcoma --8. Nephroblastoma (Wilms tumor) -- 9. Hepatoblastoma -- 10. Retinoblastoma -- 11. Neuroblastoma -- 12. Germ Cell Tumors -- 13. Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 14. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 15.Acute Leukemia -- 16.Chronic Leukemias in Children -- 17. Tumors of the Central Nervous System -- 18. Rare Childhood Cancers -- 19.HIV-Related Malignancies -- 20. Characteristics of Cancers in the Neonatal Period -- 21. Cancers in Adolescence -- 22. Cancer Chemotherapy -- 23. Febrile Neutropenia -- 24. Blood Transfusion in Pediatric Oncology -- 25. Nutrition for Children with Cancer in Africa -- 26. Pain in Pediatric Oncology -- 27. Nursing Care Principles in Pediatric Oncology -- 28. Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting -- 29. Patient Support Groups -- 30. Research and Ethics in Pediatric Oncology -- 31. Health Economics -- 32. Developing Support Network in Africa.
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