The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual, 5th Edition

Authors :
Christopher A. Sanford & Elaine C. Jong & Paul Pottinger

Prevent, evaluate, and manage diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries with The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. This pragmatic, pocket-sized resource equips medical providers with the knowledge they need to......view more

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Prevent, evaluate, and manage diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries with The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. This pragmatic, pocket-sized resource equips medical providers with the knowledge they need to offer effective aid, covering key topics in pre- and post-travel medicine, caring for immigrants and refugees, and working in low-resource settings. It's also the perfect source for travelers seeking quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information.


New to this edition
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Evidence-based appendix, available at Expert Consult, helps to validate treatments.
  • Highlights new evidence and content surrounding mental health and traveling.
  • Covers emerging hot topics such as Ebola virus disease, viral hemorrhagic fevers, the role of point-of-care testing in travel medicine, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in returning travelers and students traveling abroad.
  • Includes an enhanced drug appendix in the back of the book.

Key Features
  • Dynamic images illustrate key concepts for an enhanced visual understanding.
  • Evidence-based treatment recommendations enable you to manage diseases confidently.
  • Pocket-sized format provides access to need-to-know information quickly and easily.

Author Information
By Christopher A. Sanford, MD, MPH, DTM&H, Co-Director, University of Washington Travel Clinic at Hall Health Center; Associate Professor, Family Medicine; Associate Professor, Global Health ; 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 Paul S. Pottinger, MD, DTM&H, Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases Medicine Associate Director, ID Fellowship Program Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program University of Washington