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February 3, 1951

Patologia, parassitologia ed igiene del paesi caldi

JAMA. 1951;145(5):358-359. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920230082028

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In a lengthy preface the author of this treatise on tropical pathology and public health comments on the notable progress in applied therapy and prophylaxis that has occurred in the past decade and enables the peoples in warm climates to develop better ways of life. Intimate knowledge of many of the diseases of man and domestic animals has been acquired by Dr. Giordano from his years of experience as a medical officer of the Italian Government in Somaliland and other former Italian colonies.

The subject matter is divided into 12 parts: rationale of tropical hygiene, tropical diseases of protozoan, spirochetal and rickettsial origin, helminthic infections, arthropods in relation to disease, animal and plant intoxicants and venoms, bacterial diseases, deficiency diseases, mycoses, viral diseases, psychotic and nervous ailments of warm countries, taxidermy and embalming together with preservation of anatomical specimens and international and national sanitary codes. There is an exhaustive subject

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