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Author Steffen, Robert
Title Manual of Travel Medicine and Health (3rd Edition)
Imprint Shelton : PMPH USA, Ltd., 2007
©2007
book jacket
Edition 3rd ed
Descript 1 online resource (608 pages)
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Note Title and Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface to the First Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Basics -- 1. Travelers and their Destinations -- 2. Epidemiology of Health Risks in Travelers -- 3. Principles of Pretravel Counseling -- 4. Legal Issues -- 5. Basics of Immunization -- 6. Basics of Malaria Prophylaxis -- 7. Options for Self-Therapy and Travel Medicine Kit -- 8. Water Disinfection -- 9. General Strategies in Environment-Related Special Risks -- A. Duration of Exposure -- B. Essentials of Aviation Medicine -- C. Essentials of Maritime Medicine -- D. The Hajj: Pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia -- 10. General Strategies in Host-Related Special Risks -- A. Principles of Migration Medicine -- B. Female and Pregnant Travelers -- C. Male Travelers: Corporate Travelers -- D. Infants and Children -- E. Parents Planning International Adoption -- F. Athletes -- G. Preexisting Health Conditions and Elderly Travelers -- H. HIV Infection and Other Immunodeficiencies -- I. Handicapped Travelers -- J. Pets -- Part 2: Infectious Health Risks and their Prevention -- Angiostrongyliasis -- Anthrax -- Arenaviral Hemorrhagic Fevers -- Avian Influenza -- Bartonellosis -- Botulism -- Brucellosis -- Chikungunya -- Cholera -- Dengue -- Dermatologic Infections -- Diphtheria -- Dracunculiasis -- Ebola Fever -- Echinococcosis -- Fasciola Hepatica -- Filariasis -- Filovirus Infections -- Gnathostomiasis -- Hantavirus -- Hepatitis -- Hepatitis A -- Hepatitis B -- Hepatitis C -- Delta Hepatitis -- Hepatitis E -- Hepatitis G -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus -- Influenza, Seasonal -- Japanese Encephalitis -- Lassa Fever -- Legionellosis -- Leishmaniasis -- Leprosy -- Leptospirosis -- Lyme Borreliosis -- Malaria -- Measles -- Meningococcal Meningitis -- Monkeypox -- Norovirus/Norwalk Agent Disease
Pertussis -- Plague -- Poliomyelitis -- Rabies -- Relapsing Fever -- Respiratory Tract Infection -- Rickettsial Infections -- Rift Valley Fever -- Sandfly Fever -- Schistosomiasis -- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Smallpox -- Soil-Transmitted Helminths -- Tetanus -- Tick-Borne Encephalitis -- Travelers' Diarrhea -- Trypanosomiasis, American (Chagas Disease) -- Trypanosomiasis, African (African Sleeping Sickness) -- Tuberculosis -- Tularemia -- Typhoid Fever -- Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease -- Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers, Other -- West Nile Virus -- Yellow Fever -- Part 3: Noninfectious Health Risks and their Prevention -- Accidents -- Altitude -- Animal Bites and Stings -- Antarctic and Arctic Travel -- Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism -- Dermatologic Problems -- Diving -- In-Flight Incidents -- Jet Lag -- Motion Sickness -- Poisoning -- Psychiatric Problems -- Ultraviolet Rays -- Part 4: Diagnosis and Management of Illness After Return or Immigration -- 1. Diagnosis and Management of Illness after Return -- 2. Persistent Diarrhea -- 3. Fever without Focal Findings -- 4. Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria -- 5. Dermatologic Disorders -- 6. Eosinophilia -- 7. Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 8. Screening of Expatriates after Prolonged Stay in Tropical Regions -- Appendices -- Appendix A: Abbreviations -- Appendix B: Recommendations and Malaria Endemicity Maps -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Steffen, Robert Manual of Travel Medicine and Health (3rd Edition) Shelton : PMPH USA, Ltd.,c2007 9781550093698
Subject Travel -- Health aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Tropical medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Medical geography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Medical geography -- Maps
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Alt Author DuPont, Herbert L
Wilder-Smith, Annelies
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