Travel Medicine E-Book - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323547710

Travel Medicine E-Book

4th Edition

Authors: Jay Keystone Phyllis Kozarsky Bradley A. Connor Hans Nothdurft Marc Mendelson Karin Leder
eBook ISBN: 9780323547710
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 22nd November 2018
Page Count: 568

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Table of Contents

Travel Medicine, 4th edition



Section 1: Practice of Travel Medicine

1. Introduction to Travel Medicine

2. Epidemiology: Morbidity and Mortality in Travelers

3. Starting, Organizing and Marketing a Travel Clinic

4. Pre-travel Consultation

Section 2: The Pre-Travel Consultation

5. Water Disinfection for International Travelers

6. Insect Protection

7. Pre-travel Considerations

8. Travel Medicine Kits

Section 3: Immunization

9. Principles of Immunization

10. Routine Adult Vaccines

11. Routine Travel Vaccines

12. Recommended/Required Travel Vaccines

13. Pediatric Travel Vaccinations

Section 4: Malaria

14. Malaria: Epidemiology and Risk to the Traveler

15. Malaria Chemoprophylaxis

16. Self-Diagnosis and Self-Treatment of Malaria

17. Approach to Patient with Malaria

Section 5: Travellers

18. Epidemiology of Travelers' Diarrhea

19. Prevention of Travelers' Diarrhea

20. Clinical Presentation and Management of Travelers' Diarrhea

21. Persistent Travelers' Diarrhea and Post Infectious Sequelae

Section 6: Travelers with Special Needs

22. The Pregnant and Breastfeeding Traveler

23. The Pediatric and Adolescent Traveler

24. Older Traveler

25. Physically Challenged Traveller

26. Traveler s with Pre-Existing Disease

27. Immunocompromised Traveller

28. The Traveler with HIV

29. The Business Traveler

30. The VIP Travel

31. Health Aspects of International Adoption

32. Visiting Friends and Relatives

Section 7: Travelers with Special Itineraries

33. Expatriates: corporate, missionary and volunteer.

34. The Migrant Patient Traveler

35. Humanitarian Aid Workers

36. The Deployed Military: Medical readiness and travel-related health issues

37. Expedition Medicine

38. Eco-tourism

39. Medical Tourism

40. Cruise Ship Travel

41. Mass Gatherings

Section 8: Environmental Aspects of Travel Medicine

42. High Altitude Medicine

43. Diving Medicine

44. Extremes of Temperature and Hydration

45. Jet Lag

46. Motion Sickness

47. The Aircraft Cabin Environment

Section 9: Health Problems While Traveling

48. Bites, Stings, and Envenoming Injuries


50. Injuries and Injury Prevention

51. Mental Health Issues of Travelers

52. Travellers' Thrombosis

53. Healthcare Abroad

54. Personal Security and Crime Avoidance

Section 10: Post-Travel

55. Post-travel Screening

56. Fever in Returned Traveler

57. Skin Diseases

58. Eosinophilia

59. Respiratory Diseases


Sources of Travel Medicine Information


1. More clinical algorithms


2. More drawings


3. darker and larger fonts for tables & insert boxes


4. Boxes to be in point form and not prose


5. Editors to save a copy of their edits in case of a technical loss during publishing




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22nd November 2018
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About the Author

Jay Keystone

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; Staff Physician, Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

Phyllis Kozarsky

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Bradley A. Connor

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Hans Nothdurft

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine; Head, University Travel Clinic, University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Marc Mendelson

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Specialist and Head,Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine,Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town,Cape Town, South Africa

Karin Leder

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor,Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine,Monash University,Melbourne,Director of Travel Medicine and Immigrant Health,Victorian Infectious Disease Service,Royal Melbourne Hospital,Victoria,Australia