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Travel Medicine E- Book, 2nd Edition

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The second edition of this popular text features a team of international experts who discuss all aspects of travel medicine-from immunizations and pre-travel advice for adults and children…to the latest information on cruise travel, bird flu, and SARS…to the essentials of post-travel screening. It reflects current 'best practices' and remains both the leading comprehensive reference text on the principles and practice of travel medicine and a rich resource of practical guidance that you can use daily. And, as an Expert Consult title, this thoroughly updated second edition comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable-enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection.

New to This Edition

    • Provides access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection.
    • Features revised chapters to reflect current best practices as well as completely updated chapters, keeping you abreast of this rapidly changing field.
    • Presents a new chapter on cruise travel to help you provide complete travel medicine advice.
    • Provides cross references for the ISTM "body of knowledge" to specific chapters and/or passages in the book to help you prepare for the ISTM travel medicine examination.
    • Uses a new logical organization that speeds you to the information you need.
    • Provides cross references for the ISTM "body of knowledge" to specific chapters and/or passages in the book to help you prepare for the ISTM travel medicine examination.

Key Features

    • Discusses common travel illnesses, including traveler's diarrhea and malaria to help you treat whatever you see.
    • Addresses environmental problems such as altitude sickness, extremes in temperatures, and sun exposure to help your patients prepare for high-risk activites in extreme environments.
    • Offers advice on establishing and running a travel clinic.

Author Information

    Edited by Jay S. Keystone, MD, 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 of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases; Co-Director Tropical & Travel Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA; David O. Freedman, MD, Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology, Division of Geographic Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA; Hans D. Nothdurft, MD, Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine; Head, University Travel Clinic, University of Munich, Munich, Germany; and Bradley A. Connor, MD, Clinical Associate 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

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Travel Medicine E- Book, 2nd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2008