A formulary of dermatological preparations and background information on therapeutic choices, production and dispensing. 2nd edition
This diagnostic and treatment manual is designed for use by medical professionals involved in curative care at the dispensary and hospital levels. We have tried to respond in the simplest and most practical way possible to the questions and problems faced by field medical staff, using the accumulate...d field experience of Médecins Sans Frontières, the recommendations of reference organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and specialized works in each field.
Available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic
Ce guide clinique et thérapeutique s’adresse aux professionnels de santé impliqués dans les soins curatifs au niveau des dispensaires et des hôpitaux. Nous avons essayé de répondre le plus simplement possible aux questions et problèmes auxquels est confronté le personnel de santé par des ...solutions pratiques, conciliant l’expérience acquise sur le terrain par Médecins Sans Frontières, les recommandations des organismes de référence tels que l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) et celles des ouvrages spécialisés en la matière.
9th edition; 4th English edition 2020
Este guia de treinamento explica como identificar os sinais e sintomas das doenças tropicais negligenciadas da pele por meio de suas características visíveis. Contém ainda informações sobre métodos de diagnóstico e manejo de problemas cutâneos comuns que os profissionais de saúde da linha ...de frente podem encontrar.
Psoriasis, which can involve the skin, nails and joints, is a chronic, painful, disfiguring and disabling noncommunicable disease (NCD) for which there is no cure. It negatively impacts on quality of life. Some of those who suffer from the disease develop chronic, inflammatory arthritis (psoriatic a...rthritis) that leads to joint deformations and disability. People with psoriasis are also reported to be at increased risk of developing other serious clinical conditions such as cardiovascular and other NCDs
Skin and mucosal conditions are extremely common in all children and adults in particular in HIV-infected adults and children and are one of the commonest daily management problems faced by health care workers caring for patients with HIV infection
En la presente guía de capacitación se explica cómo reconocer los signos y los síntomas de las enfermedades tropicales desatendidas de la piel a partir de sus características visibles. También contiene información sobre cómo diagnosticar y tratar los problemas frecuentes de la piel que puede... encontrar el personal de salud de primera línea.
Esta guía va dirigida a los profesionales de la salud que proporcionan asistencia curativa en dispensarios y hospitales. Hemos intentado responder a las preguntas y problemas con los que se enfrenta el personal sanitario, procurando dar soluciones prácticas y aunando la experiencia adquirida por M...édicos Sin Fronteras en el terreno, las recomendaciones de organismos de referencia como la Organización Mundial de la Salud y aquellas obras especializadas en la materia.
The skin of a patient is the first and most visible structure of the body that any health-care worker encounters during the course of an examination. To the patient, it is also highly visible, and any disease that affects it is noticeable and will have an impact on personal and social well-being. Th...e skin is therefore an important entry point for both diagnosis and management. Many diseases of humans are associated with changes to the skin, ranging from symptoms such as itching to changes in colour, feel and appearance.
This training guide explains how to identify the signs and symptoms of neglected tropical diseases of the skin through their visible characteristics. It also contains information on how to diagnose and manage common skin problems that front-line health workers may encounter.
This document is a practical guide to the management of burn injuries for healthcare professionals everyhwere who are non-burn specialistsi
Burns are a global public health problem, accounting for close to 200,000 deaths annually. The majority of these occur in low- and middle-income countries, where a number of constraints complicate the public health task of addressing burns. While the primary prevention of burns in low- and middle-in...come countries is a pressing need, the World Health Organization (WHO) also actively encourages further development of burn-care systems, including the training of health-care providers in the appropriate triage and management of people with burns.
Mycetoma is a chronic, progressively destructive infectious disease of the subcutaneous tissues, affecting skin, muscle and bone. Mycetoma occurs in tropical and subtropical environments characterized by short rainy seasons and prolonged dry seasons that favour the growth of thorny bushes. Global bu...rden is not known, but the disease is endemic; it has been reported from countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. This course addresses the epidemiology of mycetoma, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, and public health interventions.
The aims of this publication is to highlight the lack of diversity in medical literature and education
Clinical Guidelines. Diagnosis and Treatment Manual.
Comment reconnaître les maladies tropicales négligées selon les altérations de la peau : guide de formation à l’usage du
personnel sanitaire de première lignes [Recognizing neglected tropical diseases through changes on the skin: a training
guide for front-line health workers]
Guia de treinamento para profissionais de saúde da linha de frente
Versão oficial em português da obra original em Inglês
Recognizing neglected tropical diseases through changes on the skin: a training guide for front-line health workers