Travel Medicine

Travel Medicine

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A team of international experts examines all aspects of travel medicine - from immunizations and pre-travel advice for adults and children to the essentials of post-travel screening. Over 530 illustrations (and algorithms) facilitate understanding of key concepts and provide quick access to essential information. A CD-ROM - included with the book - presents all of the full-color illustrations from the text in a downloadable PowerPoint format, as well as electronic versions of patient guidelines and patient forms. BONUS CD-ROM: features entire text and downloadable illustrations. Discusses common travel illnesses including traveler's diarrhea and malaria. Addresses environmental problems such as altitude sickness, extremes in temperatures, and sun exposure. Explains every aspect of establishing and running a travel clinic. Provides practical guidance for patients with pre-existing conditions and special needs. Offers full-chapter coverage of today's hot topics: Starting, Organizing and Marketing a Travel Clinic A‚Am Insect Protection A‚Am Malaria: Chemoprophylaxis A‚Am Telemedicine A‚AmSafety and Security Issues A‚Am Travel and the Elderly A‚Am and Emerging Issues. Presents qPractice Pointsq and case histories for nearly every clinical situation, drawing upon practice-proven experience. Includes a glossary of common tropical diseases.Locating a wheelchair or scooter service agency in the destination may prove useful, just in case. Electric ... Finally, a small repair kit should be carried, including tire repair equipment for pneumatic tires. ... Mobility aids should be returned to the traveler, fully assembled, either at the aircraft door or at the baggage claim area, anbsp;...

Title:Travel Medicine
Author:J. S. Keystone
Publisher:Mosby Incorporated - 2004


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