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The international traveler's guide to avoiding infections

Author: Charles E Davis
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2012.
Series: Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to help international travelers stay healthy and avoid viruses, bacteria, and parasites with tips on pre-trip travel clinic visits, travel insurance, medical kits, personal protection measures, and related topics.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Davis
ISBN: 9781421403793 142140379X 9781421403809 1421403803
OCLC Number: 733934784
Description: xviii, 518 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sources of travel advice. Personal physicians and travel clinics ; Websites for travelers ; Medical and evacuation insurance ; Overseas medical care and medical tourism --
Pre-travel planning. Devising a prevention strategy ; The geographic distribution of major travelers' infections ; Immunizations ; Personal protection measures ; Drug prophylaxis and self-treatment ; Special circumstances ; Travel medical kits --
Bacterial infections. What you--
and your doctor--
need to know about bacteria ; Typhoid fever ; Plague ; Cholera ; Leptospirosis ; Typhus and other rickettsial infections ; Oroya, trench, and Q fevers ; Relapsing fevers ; Anthrax, brucellosis, and listeriosis ; Bacterial meningitis ; Tuberculosis --
Viral infections. What you--
and your doctor--
need to know about viruses ; Arbovirus infections : an overview ; Yellow fever ; Dengue fever ; Other arboviruses ; Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers ; Poliomyelitis ; Acute viral hepatitis ; Rabies ; Influenza --
Parasitic infections. What you--
and your doctor--
need to know about parasites ; Malaria ; Amebiasis ; Leishmaniasis ; African and American trypanosomiasis ; Intestinal roundworm infections ; Tissue roundworm infections ; Schistosomiasis and other flatworm infections --
Infections caused by multiple microbes. Sexually transmitted infections ; Travelers' diarrhea ; Tropical skin infections and infestations --
Post-travel considerations. Fever in returning travelers ; Post-travel screening : yes or no?
Series Title: Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Responsibility: Charles E. Davis.

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The last thing a world traveler wants is to get sick. To stay healthy, travelers need to protect themselves from viruses, bacteria, and parasites, including many they have seldom, if ever,  Read more...

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Davis... provides advice about what to do before, during, and after a trip to prevent infection and explains options if an illness does occur... VERDICT: Essential for international travelers. Read more...

 
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