IAP Textbook of Tropical Diseases

Editor-in-Chief: Raju C Shah

Salient Features

  • First ever comprehensive textbook on Tropical Diseases in Pediatrics from India
  • More than 85 state-of-the-art chapters covering all the aspects of tropical pediatric diseases
  • Authored by more than 80 national and international clinicians and experts in subject
  • Systematically arranged chapters in 14 sections such as epidemiology, nutritional disorders, neonatal problems, infectious diseases, noncommunicable diseases, pediatric subspecialties, accidents and poisoning, emergencies and intensive care, environmental issues and certain neglected tropical diseases of our country
  • Infectious disease section covers, bacterial, mycobacterial, viral, parasitic, protozoal and fungal diseases
  • Neonatal problems in tropics extensively covers all the issues
  • Noncommunicable diseases, accidents and poisonings, emergencies and accidental issues are also covered
  • Special emphasis on environmental issues, pediatric ophthalmology and pediatric oral health.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1.1: History of Tropical Pediatric Diseases
Chapter 1.2: Burden of Childhood Diseases in Tropics
Chapter 1.3: Child Health Services in the Tropics
Chapter 2.1: Nutritional Considerations for Children in the Tropics
Chapter 2.2: Infant and Young Child Nutrition in Tropics
Chapter 2.3: Severe Acute Malnutrition
Chapter 2.4: Vitamin Deficiencies in Tropics
Chapter 2.5: Iodine Deficiency Disorders
Chapter 2.6: Micronutrient Disorders in Tropics
Chapter 2.7: Obesity in the Tropics
Chapter 3.1: Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity in Tropics
Chapter 3.2: Essential Issues in Neonatal Care in Tropics
Chapter 3.3: Neonatal Nutrition in Tropics
Chapter 3.4: Neonatal Infections in the Tropics
Chapter 3.5: Neonatal Transport
Chapter 3.6: Intrauterine Growth Retardation
Chapter 3.7: Neonatal Critical Care in Resource-constrained Tropics
Chapter 3.8: Facility-based Newborn Care in Tropics
Chapter 3.9: Home-based Newborn Care in Tropics
Chapter 3.10: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Graduate in the Tropics
Chapter 4.1: Typhoid and Nontyphoidal Salmonellosis
Chapter 4.2: Diarrheal Illness and Dysentery
Chapter 4.3: Diphtheria
Chapter 4.4: Pertussis
Chapter 4.5: Pneumococcal Disease in Tropics
Chapter 4.6: Meningococcal Diseases
Chapter 4.7: Brucellosis
Chapter 4.8: Tetanus
Chapter 4.9: Mycoplasma
Chapter 4.10: Leptospirosis
Chapter 4.11: Rickettsial Infections
Chapter 5.1: Tuberculosis in Children
Chapter 5.2: Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infection in Children
Chapter 5.3: Leprosy in Children
Chapter 6.1: Epidemiology of Viral Infections in Tropics
Chapter 6.2: Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Chapter 6.3: Viral Respiratory Infections
Chapter 6.4: Acute Encephalitis Syndrome
Chapter 6.5: Viral Hepatitis
Chapter 6.6: Dengue and Chikungunya
Chapter 6.7: Emerging and Re-emerging Viral Infections
Chapter 6.8: Antiviral Drugs in Office Practice
Chapter 6.9: Prevention of Viral Infections in the Tropics
Chapter 7.1: Scabies
Chapter 7.2: Pediculosis, Myiasis, and Leeches
Chapter 7.3: Malaria
Chapter 7.4: Leishmaniasis (Kala-azar)
Chapter 7.5: Amebiasis, Cryptosporidiosis, and Giardiasis
Chapter 7.6: Naegleria, Acanthamoeba
Chapter 7.7: Schistosomiasis, Flukes, and Filariasis
Chapter 7.8: Soil-transmitted Helminths
Chapter 7.9: Echinococcosis (Hydatid Disease)
Chapter 7.10: Tapeworms and Cysticercosis
Chapter 8.1: Superficial Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Fungal Infections
Chapter 8.2: Systemic Mycoses
Chapter 8.3: Pneumocystis jirovecii (Previously Classified as Pneumocystis carinii)
Chapter 9.1: Noncommunicable Diseases in Children: Burden, Action, and Targets
Chapter 9.2: Genetic Disorders in Tropics
Chapter 9.3: Hematological Disorders in the Tropics
Chapter 9.4: Noncommunicable Respiratory Disorders in the Tropics
Chapter 9.5: Noncommunicable Tropical Gastrointestinal and Pancreatobiliary Diseases
Chapter 9.6: Renal Disease in Tropics
Chapter 9.7: Allergic Disorders in the Tropics
Chapter 9.8: Vasculitis in Children
Chapter 9.9: Noncommunicable Endocrinological Diseases in the Tropics
Chapter 9.10: Tropical Neurological Disorders
Chapter 10.1: Tropical Childhood Ophthalmology
Chapter 10.2: Pediatric Dentistry in Tropics
Chapter 11.1: Animal Bites
Chapter 11.2: Snakebite
Chapter 11.3: Scorpion Sting
Chapter 11.4: Drowning
Chapter 11.5: Burns
Chapter 11.6: Accidental Hypothermia in Children
Chapter 11.7: General Management Principles and Approach to Unknown Poisonings
Chapter 11.8: Chemical Pollution: A Man-made Disaster
Chapter 11.9: Herbal Medicine and Plant Poisoning
Chapter 12.1: Intensive Care in Tropics: Current Status
Chapter 12.2A: Septic Shock
Chapter 12.2B: Toxic Shock Syndrome
Chapter 12.3: Foreign Body
Chapter 13.1: Vector Control in Tropics
Chapter 13.2: Heat-related Illness in Tropics
Chapter 13.3: Environmental Pollution and Child Health
Chapter 14.1: Pretravel Preparedness: Travel to Tropics
Chapter 14.2: Approach to Fever in a Returning Child Traveler
Chapter 14.3: Legal Issues in Medical Tourism
Chapter 14.4: Prescription Behavior in Tropics