Travel Medicine

2nd Edition

Expert Consult

Authors: Jay Keystone Phyllis Kozarsky David O Freedman Hans Nothdurft Bradley Connor
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323034531
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 4th June 2008
Page Count: 640

Description

The second edition of this popular text features a team of international experts who discuss all aspects of travel medicine—from immunizations and pre-travel advice for adults and children…to the latest information on cruise travel, bird flu, and SARS…to the essentials of post-travel screening. It reflects current ‘best practices’ and remains both the leading comprehensive reference text on the principles and practice of travel medicine and a rich resource of practical guidance that you can use daily. And, as an Expert Consult title, this thoroughly updated second edition comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable—enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection.

Key Features

  • Discusses common travel illnesses, including traveler’s diarrhea and malaria to help you treat whatever you see.
  • Addresses environmental problems such as altitude sickness, extremes in temperatures, and sun exposure to help your patients prepare for high-risk activites in extreme environments.
  • Offers advice on establishing and running a travel clinic.

Details

No. of pages:
640
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323034531

About the Author

Jay Keystone

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor 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 of Medicine

David O Freedman

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Director, UAB Travelers Health Clinic Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology, Division of Geographic Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Hans Nothdurft

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Bradley Connor

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Medical Director, The New York Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, New York, NY, USA; President, International Society of Travel Medicine