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Travel medicine

Author: J S KeystonePhyllis E KozarskyBradley A ConnorHans D NothdurftMarc MendelsonAll authors
Publisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"Today's travel medicine includes not only tourism and business travelers, but also incorporates volunteerism, medical care, migration, ecotourism, and more. Travel Medicine, 4th Edition, reflects all of these changes in the field while keeping you up to date with new vaccines and newly proposed regimens, pre-travel advice and post-travel screening, and all travel-related illnesses - for a one-stop, authoritative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Travel medicine.
Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2019
(OCoLC)1052876992
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J S Keystone; Phyllis E Kozarsky; Bradley A Connor; Hans D Nothdurft; Marc Mendelson; Karin Leder
ISBN: 9780323547710 0323547710 9780323546966 032354696X
OCLC Number: 1076551996
Notes: Revised edition of: Travel medicine / Jay S. Keystone [and others]. 3rd ed. ©2013.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 562 pages) : color illustrations, color maps, color portrait
Contents: Section 1: Practice of travel medicine. Introduction to travel medicine --
Epidemiology: morbidity and mortality in travelers --
Starting, organizing and marketing a travel clinic --
Pre-travel consultation --
Section 2: The pre-travel consultation. Water disinfection for international travelers --
Insect protection --
Pre-travel considerations for non-vaccine-preventable travel infections --
Travel medicine kits --
Section 3: Immunization. Principles of immunization --
Routine adult vaccines --
Routine travel vaccines: hepatitis A and B, typhoid --
Recommended/required travel vaccines --
Pediatric travel vaccinations --
Section 4: Malaria. Malaria: epidemiology and risk to the traveler --
Malaria chemoprophylaxis --
Self-diagnosis and self-treatment of malaria by the traveler --
Approach to patient with malaria --
Section 5: Travelers' diarrhea. Epidemiology of travelers' diarrhea --
Prevention of travelers' diarrhea --
Clinical presentation and management of travelers' diarrhea --
Persistent gastrointestinal symptoms in the ill-returning traveler --
Section 6: Travelers with special needs. The pregnant and breastfeeding traveler --
The pediatric and adolescent traveler --
The older traveler --
The physically challenged traveller --
The traveler with pre-existing disease --
The immunocompromised traveller --
The traveler with HIV --
The business traveler --
The VIP traveler: mission-oriented travel medicine --
Health aspects of international adoption --
Visiting friends and relatives --
Section 7: Travelers with special itineraries. Expatriates: corporate, missionary and volunteer --
The migrant traveler --
Humanitarian aid workers --
The deployed military: medical readiness and travel-related health issues --
Expedition medicine --
Ecotourism --
Medical tourism --
Cruise ship travel --
Mass gatherings --
Section 8: Environmental aspects of travel medicine. High-altitude medicine --
Diving medicine --
Extremes of temperature and hydration --
Jet lag --
Motion sickness --
The aircraft cabin environment --
Section 9: Health problems while traveling. Bites, stings, and envenoming injuries --
Seafood poisining --
Injuries and injury prevention --
Mental health issues of travelers --
Travelers' thrombosis --
Healthcare abroad --
Personal security and crime avoidance --
Section 10: Post-travel. Post-travel screening --
Fever in returned travelers --
Skin diseases --
Eosinophilia --
Respiratory infections --
Appendix. Sources of travel medicine information.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jay S. Keystone, Phyllis E Kozarsky, Bradley A. Connor, Hans D. Nothdurft, Marc Mendelson, Karin Leder.

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"Today's travel medicine includes not only tourism and business travelers, but also incorporates volunteerism, medical care, migration, ecotourism, and more. Travel Medicine, 4th Edition, reflects all of these changes in the field while keeping you up to date with new vaccines and newly proposed regimens, pre-travel advice and post-travel screening, and all travel-related illnesses - for a one-stop, authoritative reference on all aspects of travel medicine"--Publisher's description"--Publisher's description.

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