In a returning traveler, with a fever, what are some of the likely infections?
Indian subcontinent DDx
SE Asia - DDx
Returned from the Tropics
Approach to the Febrile Traveller:
Disease Risk Stratification
1. Infections that can kill you; 2. Infections that cause morbidity but not mortality; 3. Those that make you ill in the future.
Returning from Africa - DDx
Food exposures - what to look out for?
Clinical Syndromes: what is F.A.R.?
Clinical syndromes: F.E.R.L. - what is it?
Physical signs aiding diagnosis - Jaundice. DDx
South America DDx
Name some treatments for malaria.
a. Non-falciparum; b. Falciparum; c. Severe Falciparum.
Physical signs aiding diagnosis - Hepatomegaly. DDx
Investigations to be done!
Some causes of Eosinophilia?
Name the 5 species of Malaria.
And the mosquito which transmits
List some symptoms of malaria
List systemic complications that may arise
Name some of the issues associated with Plasmodium falciparum
How to diagnose malaria?
Salmonella typhi: common sites of secondary infection?
Salmonella: which is "the week of complications"?
And what is the classic presentation?
Diagnosis of salmonella typhi (typhoid)
Treatment of typhoid
Dengue is borne by which mosquito?
And how many different serotypes of dengue are there?
Name some presentations of Dengue (4 main ones)
Clinical features of Dengue?
Diagnosis of Dengue
Treatment of Dengue?