The Traveler's Medical Guide

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Prairie Smoke Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Travel - 490 pages
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"One of the most recent and useful health-care manuals written especially for travelers." Outside MagazineThe comprehensive self-care source for all aspects of healthy global travel. Includes immunizations, medications, prevention, and a current guide to infectious diseases and other health concerns of travelers. Self-diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses, including traveler's diarrhea. What to do for illness when medical care is not readily available in isolated areas (and everywhere else on weekends!). A guide to using internet resources. Uses, side effects, contraindications, and info on how to take every medication mentioned in the text. How to assemble a first aid kit based on itinerary and length of travel. New chapters for women travelers, business travelers, and travelers with children. Now in its third edition. Formerly titled "The Medical Guide for Third World Travelers."
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
8
PreTrip Medical Planning
16
Diagnosis and Treatment of Medical
178
Disease
327
Respiratory Problems
335
Medications and How to Use Them
415
Appendices
457
Index
466
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