Sexually Transmitted Diseases (4th Edition) by King Holmes, P. Sparling, Walter Stamm, Peter Piot, Judith

By King Holmes, P. Sparling, Walter Stamm, Peter Piot, Judith Wasserheit, Lawrence Corey, Myron Cohen

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With a degree of aspect and clinical rigor that no different textual content can fit, Sexually Transmitted Diseases takes you thru all facets of STDs, from epidemiology to analysis and public wellbeing and fitness measures. that includes an exhilarating new full-color structure, the fourth variation of Sexually Transmitted Diseases supplies the main encyclopedic evaluate of the scientific, microbiological, and public health and wellbeing facets of STDs, together with HIV. flip to any web page, and you'll locate crucial insurance of serious new advancements in vaccines and prevention, international epidemiology, new remedies, and lots more and plenty more.

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* the final word sourcebook on STDs, with top-to-bottom assurance of all STDs and all etiologies, from micro organism to viruses and extra * state of the art insights and clinically proper views from a uncommon roster of overseas gurus in drugs, infectious ailment, and public future health * NEW! Brand-new chapters that hide: Drug Use and STDs, Cervical melanoma and STDs, Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in AIDS, being pregnant and Bacterial STDs, being pregnant and Perinatal Transmission of STDs, The position of basic Care Clinicians in coping with STDs, and STD and HIV Vaccines * NEW! attention-grabbing full-color layout with hundreds of thousands of specific illustrations that force domestic bankruptcy strategies and assist you visualize a variety of stipulations

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20. Healy M. Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 21. Voltaire. Candide and Other Stories. ). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1990. 22. Corbin A. Women for Hire: Prostitution and Sexuality in France After 1850. ). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990. 23. Gibson M. Prostitution and the State in Italy, 1860–1915. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1986. 24. Brandt A. No Magic Bullet: A Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States Since 1880.

Some of this historical research has been done, but is not available in English. Pre- and postcolonial histories could elucidate a wider range of public health efforts, as well as contribute to our knowledge about how perceptions of STDs vary according to changing historical conditions in different cultures. Even within the history of Europe and the United States—a history, which fully integrates the biological and social perspectives on STDs—a social, ecological approach has yet to be fully developed.

2 Other skeletal deformations are similar to those caused by the other treponemal diseases, such as yaws and pinta, thereby making precise identification of venereal syphilis difficult. Paleopathologists have examined skeletal remains from certain sites in both the Americas and Europe prior to the late fifteenth century to see if the pattern of malformations distinctive to venereal syphilis can be found in any of the remains. The implicit assumption is that syphilis, known as the “great imitator” because of its highly variable clinical presentations, exhibited the same pattern of skeletal malformation centuries ago that it does today.

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