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15. Parasitic Diseases

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AUTHORS:
Michael W. Perry
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify the drug of choice and treatment regimen for giardiasis in pregnant women
  • Identify a specific test to differentiate Entamoeba histolytica from other nonpathogenic species in amebiasis
  • Describe the drug regimen(s) for asymptomatic cyst passers in amebiasis
  • List the drugs and regimen available for hookworm, ascariasis, and enterobiasis
  • Evaluate the conditions that predispose a patient to disseminated strongyloidiasis
  • Define the complication of cysticercosis and evaluate the role of antihelminthic drug therapy in neurocysticercosis
  • Choose the drug of choice and identify the regimen in severe falciparum malaria when intravenous quinidine is not readily available
  • Assess the complications of severe falciparum malaria and cite the monitoring parameters for this condition
  • Describe the complications of American trypanosomiasis
  • List the cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric adverse effects of mefloquine
  • Define the complications of amebiasis and describe the drug regimen for hepatic amebiasis
  • Evaluate the role of permethrin in pediculosis and identify alternative choices for treating pediculosis and scabies
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