tropical medicine


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to tropical medicine: Tropical diseases
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tropical medicine - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are found most often in tropical regionstropical medicine - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are found most often in tropical regions
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

tropical medicine

References in periodicals archive ?
Dame Marjorie Scardino has been appointed as the new Chairman of Council at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, taking up her post from 1 November.
Tenders are invited for Purchase and installation of hospital equipments /instruments by the director, school of tropical medicine
The idea of naval medicine as a specific and discrete art is richly illustrated in The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France, Michael Osborne's historical account of French colonial medicine.
The move was needed after looking at the cost in both health and financial terms of tooth decay," researchers from University College London and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine stated.
It is an invaluable resource for researchers, policy makers, and students in tropical medicine and medical entomology.
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) awarded Emeritus Professor David Molyneux the Manson Medal.
Peek was developed by a team which includes Dr Andrew Bastawrous from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the University of St Andrews' Dr Mario Giardini and Dr Iain Livingstone from the Glasgow Centre for Ophthalmic Research.
It provides a world history of tropical medicine approaches and comes from a doctor who himself has worked throughout the world in both Third World and developed countries.
The refurbished front entrance of Liverpool's School of Tropical Medicine
Experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Mahidol University, Bangkok joined forces last year in order to share their research after noticing that the single parasite Plasmodium ovale, though visible through a microscope, was not detected by forensic DNA tests designed to identify the species.
It has been set up by scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, working with colleagues at the Health Protection Agency and the EU's Seventh Framework Programme.
Following a chapter on the history of tropical medicine, the chapters are presented in sections covering underlying factors in tropical medicine such as primary care, epidemiology, traditional medicine, the economics and financing of disease control, and ethical considerations; symptoms and signs and the general approach to the patient; system- oriented disease; specialties in the tropics, including pediatrics, surgery, obstetrics, radiology and imaging services, oral health, and travel health; environmental/genetic disorders; viral infections; rickettsial infections; bacterial infections; mycotic infections; protozoan infections; helminthic infections; and ectoparasites.
Full browser ?