International Travel Health Guide

13th Edition

Print ISBN: 9780323040501
eBook ISBN: 9780323070737
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 5th December 2005
Page Count: 784


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.

Key Features

  • Includes invaluable information on:
  • How to stay healthy while traveling, and what to do if you get sick or injured abroad.
  • How to avoid accidents.
  • Avoiding insect bites, a major cause of illness in tropical and sub-tropical countries.
  • How to locate a clinic for pre-travel shots and advice.
  • How to travel with children.
  • Traveling during pregnancy.
  • How to find travel insurance that pays "up front" and pays for medical evacuation.
  • Which diseases are found in specific geographic regions.

Table of Contents

  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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