International Travel Health Guide book cover

International Travel Health Guide

An indispensable resource for anyone concerned with safe international travel, this best-selling book has been completely updated to provide more state-of-the-art guidance than ever before. In clear, accessible prose, authors Stuart Rose, MD and Jay Keystone, MD cover all of the essentials of healthy travel, from pre-travel vaccination and avoiding jet lag and altitude sickness to the treatment of travelers' diarrhea, malaria prevention, and more. In addition, the book's unique World Health Guide section provides essential health and risk-related information for over 200 countries.


Published: December 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04050-1


  • 1. Overview of Travelers' Health

    2. Trip Preparation

    3. Vaccines for Travel

    4. Jet Lag and Motion Sickness

    5. Food and Drink Safety

    6. Travelers' Diarrhea

    7. Malaria

    8. Insect Bite Prevention

    9. Insect-Borne Diseases

    10. Travel-Related Diseases

    11. Lyme Disease

    12. Hepatitis

    13. Diabetes

    14. HIV/AIDS and Sexually-Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

    15. Altitude Illness

    16. Medical Care Abroad

    17. Travel Insurance

    18. Medical Transport

    19. Business Travel and Health

    20. Travel and Pregnancy

    21. Traveling with Children


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