Manson's Tropical Diseases

  title={Manson's Tropical Diseases},
  author={Raymond E. Phillips},
The original, single-authored, pocket-sized edition of Manson's Tropical Diseases was published in 1898 when the causes of only a few "tropical" diseases were known (cholera, plague, and malaria) and when only one nutritional syndrome (beriberi) was recognized if not understood. In contrast, the present 19th edition is a highly definitive, sweeping textbook written by 26 international contributors and weighing almost six pounds. This book maintains the intended objective as a reference for the… CONTINUE READING