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The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual E-Book, 4th Edition

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Here's a handy, portable guide to preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries! Whether you'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, you'll have all the information you need to avoid, recognize, and treat illnesses acquired away from home in a convenient, pocket size guide.

New to This Edition

    • 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.

Key Features

    • 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

Author Information

    Edited by Elaine C. Jong, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine; Director, Hall Health Primary Care Center; Medical Director, UW Campus Health Services; Director Emeritus, UW Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinic, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA; and Christopher A. Sanford, MD,MPH,DTM&H, Co-Director, University of Washington Travel Clinic at Hall Health Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

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The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual E-Book, 4th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2008