Travel Medicine , 4th Edition
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.
- Includes new chapters to assist your care of specific populations such as those engaging in ecotourism or military travel, as well as the VIP traveler. A new chapter on pre-travel considerations for non-vaccine preventable travel infections has also been added.
- Provides new information on new influenza and shingles vaccines, microbiome and drug resistance, Zika and the pregnant or breastfeeding traveler, the Viagra effect and increase in STIs, refugees and immigrants, and much more.
- Covers new methods of prevention of dengue virus, Zika virus, chikungunya virus, Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome, sleeping sickness, and avian flu.
- New illustrations and numerous new tables and boxes provide visual guidance and make reference quick and easy.
- Helps you prepare for the travel medicine examination with convenient cross references to the ISTM "body of knowledge" in specific chapters and/or passages in the book.
- Keeps you updated on remote destinations and the unique perils they present.
- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
|Author Informaiton||By Jay S. Keystone, CM, MD, MSc(CTM), FRCPC, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; Staff Physician, Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; Phyllis E. Kozarsky, MD, Professor Emerita, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Bradley A. Connor, MD, 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 D. Nothdurft, MD, Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine; Head, University Travel Clinic, University of Munich, Munich, Germany; Marc Mendelson, MD, PhD, 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 and Karin Leder, 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|
"The chapters are full of excellent tables clearly delineating important elements, including many algorithms describing the approach to specific problems."
-Winnie W Ooi, MD, MPH, DMD (Harvard Medical School) Doody's Score: 91-4 Stars!
|Table of Content||
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
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
59. Respiratory Infections
Sources of Travel Medicine Information
|Trim||276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)|
|Stock Status||In Stock|