The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual

The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual

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Herea€™s a handy, portable guide to preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries! Whether youa€™re a physician, traveler, or both, this respected manual is your perfect source for quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information. New updates and additional material are presented in a sleek new design that offers rapid access to the content you need. The fourth edition features more critical content than ever before-including new evidence-based recommendations and new maps and illustrations. From pre-travel advice and immunizations to the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of travel-related illnesses, youa€™ll have all the information you need to avoid, recognize, and treat illnesses acquired away from home in a convenient, pocket size guide. Illustrates key concepts with visual guidance from dynamic new images. Offers evidence-based treatment recommendations to enable you to manage diseases confidently. Provides access to need-to-know information quickly in a convenient, pocket size for excellent portability. Features 7 major sections, color-coded for quick answers: Pre-travel Advice Advice for Special Travelers Fever Diarrhea Skin Lesions Sexually Transmitted Diseases Worms Offers the most recent developments in tropical and travel medicine to keep you up-to-speed. Features more critical content than ever before-including new evidence-based recommendations, new maps and illustrations, and new vaccines and drugs used in travel medicine - all in a new full color design. Highlights major issues in new chapters such as Urban Medicine: Threats to Health of Travelers to Developing World Cities; Pre-Travel Risk Assessment and Health Advice for Missionaries and Other Long-Term Expatriate Volunteers; Trematodes; and others.motorized countries, fewer than 10% of road crash fatalities occur among drivers. Most road traffic injuries in ... countries are often aware of these risks. In Lagos, Nigeria, busesare known as danfos, a#39;flying coffinsa#39;, or molue, a#39;moving morguesa#39;.

Title:The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual
Author:Christopher A. Sanford, Elaine C. Jong
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008-08-05


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