Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine, Second Edition

Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine, Second Edition

Editor(s): Jane N. Zuckerman

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013 06:44AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405197632

Online ISBN: 9781118392058

DOI: 10.1002/9781118392058

About this Book

This second edition of Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine has been extensively updated to provide a comprehensive description of travel medicine and is an invaluable reference resource to support the clinical practice of travel medicine.

This new edition covers the many recent advances in the field, including the development of new and combined vaccines; malaria prophylaxis; emerging new infections; new hazards resulting from travel to long haul destinations; health tourism; and population movements. The chapter on vaccine-preventable diseases includes new developments in licensed vaccines, as well as continent-based recommendations for their administration.

There are chapters on the travel health management of high risk travellers, including the diabetic traveller, the immuno-compromised, those with cardiovascular, renal, neurological, gastrointestinal, malignant and other disorders, psychological and psychiatric illnesses, pregnant women, children and the elderly.

With increasing numbers of ever more adventurous travellers, there is discussion of travel medicine within extreme environments, whilst the chapter on space tourism may well be considered the future in travel medicine.

Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine is an invaluable resource for health care professionals providing advice and clinical care to the traveller.

Table of contents

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  1. Section I: Travel Medicine

  2. Section II: Infectious Diseases and Travel

  3. Section III: Prevention and Management of Travel-Related Diseases

    1. Chapter 14

      Vaccine-Preventable Disease (pages 209–259)

      Jay Halbert, Phyllis Kozarsky, Jane Chiodini, Nicholas Zwar, Gary Brunette and Jane N. Zuckerman

    2. Chapter 15

      Returned Travellers (pages 260–286)

      Nicholas J. Beeching, Tom E. Fletcher and Limin Wijaya

  4. Section IV: Hazards of Air and Sea Travel

    1. Chapter 17

      Aviation Psychology (pages 315–327)

      Robert Bor, Carina Eriksen, Margaret Oakes and Philip Baum

    2. Chapter 18

      Expedition and Extreme Environmental Medicine (pages 328–379)

      Sean Hudson, Andrew Luks, Piers Carter, Luanne Freer, Caroline Knox, Chris Imray and Lesley Thomson

  5. Section V: Environmental Hazards of Travel

  6. Section VI: Practical Issues for Travellers

    1. Chapter 27

      High-Risk Travellers (pages 515–530)

      Kathryn N. Suh, Anne E. McCarthy, Maria D. Mileno and Jay S. Keystone

    2. Chapter 28

      Aid Workers, Expatriates and Travel (pages 531–555)

      Kenneth L. Gamble, Deborah M. Hawker, Ted Lankester and Jay S. Keystone

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