Travel Medicine

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Mosby, 2004 - Medical - 584 pages
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A team of international experts examines all aspects of travel medicine - from immunizations and pre-travel advice for adults and children to the essentials of post-travel screening. Over 530 illustrations (and algorithms) facilitate understanding of key concepts and provide quick access to essential information. A CD-ROM - included with the book - presents all of the full-color illustrations from the text in a downloadable PowerPoint format, as well as electronic versions of patient guidelines and patient forms.

  • BONUS CD-ROM: features entire text and downloadable illustrations.
  • Discusses common travel illnesses including traveler's diarrhea and malaria.
  • Addresses environmental problems such as altitude sickness, extremes in temperatures, and sun exposure.
  • Explains every aspect of establishing and running a travel clinic.
  • Provides practical guidance for patients with pre-existing conditions and special needs.
  • Offers full-chapter coverage of today's hot topics: Starting, Organizing and Marketing a Travel Clinic Insect Protection Malaria: Chemoprophylaxis Telemedicine Safety and Security Issues Travel and the Elderly and Emerging Issues.
  • Presents "Practice Points" and case histories for nearly every clinical situation, drawing upon practice-proven experience.
  • Includes a glossary of common tropical diseases.

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