Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine

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Dr. Jane N. Zuckerman
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 3, 2002 - Medical - 516 pages
Disease knows no frontiers and almost any place in the world can be reached within 24-36 hours, less time than the incubation period of most infectious diseases. As one of today's healthcare professionals you are expected to prevent, identify and treat all infectious diseases irrespective of geographical and climatic limitations. To do this you must be well versed in the development of new and improved vaccines and the rapid advances in the development of the latest drugs and treatments.

Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine provides up to the minute information on the prevention and treatment of travel-related ill health, as well as the effects travel can have on people.

Written in a distinctive style, Zuckerman offers you not only the latest information, but also an interesting, thought provoking read. Your essential one-stop resource for travel medicine, includes:
* Epidemiology and surveillance of infectious diseases
* Malaria and other parasitic diseases
* Aviation medicine and psychology
* Altitude medicine
* Illness in returning travellers
* Vaccine preventable diseases
* Children and travel
 

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Contents

9 Tropical Skin Infections
127
TRAVEL MEDICINE 1 Francisco VegaLópez and Verity Blackwell
153
Epidemiology of Health Risks and Travel 7 11 Vaccinepreventable Disease
165
Fitness to Travel 15 Nicholas J Beeching and Sharon B Welby
185
Jong
213
INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND TRAVEL 29 14 Aviation Psychology
237
Virus Infections 39 and J Simon R Gibbs
261
Tickborne Encephalitis and other
297
Bacterial Infections in Travellers 81 20 Poisons and Travel
311
and Chronically Ill Travelers
431
27 Aid Workers Expatriates
447
Traveling with Children 367 and Jay S Keystone
467
The Immunocompromised Traveller 423 Index
477
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