Travel Medicine

Travel Medicine

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4th Edition - December 7, 2018

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  • Authors: Jay Keystone, Phyllis Kozarsky, Bradley Connor, Hans Nothdurft, Marc Mendelson, Karin Leder
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323546966

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Today’s travel medicine includes not only tourism and business travelers, but also incorporates volunteerism, medical care, migration, ecotourism, and more. Travel Medicine, 4th Edition, reflects all of these changes in the field while keeping you up to date with new vaccines and newly proposed regimens, pre-travel advice and post-travel screening, and all travel-related illnesses – for a one-stop, authoritative reference on all aspects of travel medicine.

Table of Contents

  • 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 for Non-Vaccine-Preventable Travel Infections

    8. Travel Medicine Kits

    Section 3: Immunization

    9. Principles of Immunization

    10. Routine Adult Vaccines

    11. Routine Travel Vaccines: Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid

    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 by the Traveler

    17. Approach to Patient with Malaria

    Section 5: Travelers' Diarrhea

    18. Epidemiology of Travelers' Diarrhea

    19. Prevention of Travelers' Diarrhea

    20. Clinical Presentation and Management of Travelers' Diarrhea

    21. Persistent Gastrointestinal Symptoms in the Ill-Returning Traveler

    Section 6: Travelers with Special Needs

    22. The Pregnant and Breastfeeding Traveler

    23. The Pediatric and Adolescent Traveler

    24. The Older Traveler

    25. The Physically Challenged Traveller

    26. The Traveler with Pre-Existing Disease

    27. The Immunocompromised Traveller

    28. The Traveler with HIV

    29. The Business Traveler

    30. The VIP Traveler: Mission-Oriented Travel Medicine 

    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 Traveler

    35. Humanitarian Aid Workers

    36. The Deployed Military: Medical Readiness and Travel-Related Health Issues

    37. Expedition Medicine

    38. Ecotourism

    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

    49. Seafood Poisining

    50. Injuries and Injury Prevention

    51. Mental Health Issues of Travelers

    52. Travelers' Thrombosis

    53. Healthcare Abroad

    54. Personal Security and Crime Avoidance

    Section 10: Post-Travel

    55. Post-travel Screening

    56. Fever in Returned Travelers

    57. Skin Diseases

    58. Eosinophilia

    59. Respiratory Infections


    Sources of Travel Medicine Information

Product details

  • No. of pages: 578
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: December 7, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323546966

About the Authors

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 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

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

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