Health Information for International Travel 2005-2006: CDC Yellow Book

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Phyllis E. Kozarsky, Paul M. Arguin, Ava W. Navin
Elsevier Mosby, 2005 - Medical - 534 pages
Here's the cutting-edge New Edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's famed "Yellow Book"-the most authoritative guide of its kind! This resource offers vital pre-travel healthcare recommendations and essential information on health risks abroad. It's written by experts at the CDC in Atlanta, and is the only publication that bears stamps of approval from the CDC and the US Department of Health and Human Services. Required reading for physicians, health-care professionals, and frequent travelers alike!

  • Reviews the countries that require a vaccination certificate for entry as well as US Public Health Service Recommendations and WHO International Health Requirements for vaccination.
  • Features vaccination recommendations and disease prevention strategies for HIV/AIDS, cholera, hepatitis, influenza, plague, SARS, small pox, viral hemorrhagic fevers, and many other illnesses.
  • Includes a separate chapter on yellow fever vaccine requirements and information on malaria risk and prophylaxis by country.
  • Presents invaluable advice on dealing with hazards associated with natural disasters, animals, cruise ships, swimming, food and drink, altitude and motion sickness, sunburn, blood transfusion, and more.
  • Details the geographic distribution of potential health hazards to travelers by continent.
  • Examines issues surrounding infants and young children traveling internationally, including vaccine and disease-specific recommendations, advice on international adoptions, and more.
  • Addresses the special needs of travelers with HIV disabilities pregnant and nursing women more.

  • The very latest information on health risks - updated by leading researchers and clinicians at the CDC.
  • Hot topics including recommendations for recent immigrants to the United States returning home to visit friends and family.
  • New color illustrations, a new reader-friendly design, and a new portable size and durable format make the New Edition the most useful ever.

Health Information for International Travel 2005-2006 is an official publication of the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the US Department of Health and Human Services. With cutting-edge information on every page, it's a must for physicians, health-care professionals, and frequent travelers alike!

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General Recommendations for Vaccination
Chapter 2Pre and Posttravel General Health

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