A practical textbook of travel medicine designed for those advising and treating intending and returned travellers. Table of Contents:Travellers health. Emerging infections and relation to travel. Risk assessment. Surveillance of travel related illness. Provision of travel medicine services. Travel health policies and protocols. Physiological problems associated with air travel. Travellers with medical problems. Fitness to travel. Psychological and psychiatric aspects of travel and protracted tropical visits. Accidents and injuries. Swimming and diving. Effect of altitude on health. Solar damage. Aeromedical transportation and evacuation. Sexually transmitted disease and travel. HIV infection and the international traveller. Diseases spread by food and water. Diseases transmitted through person to person contact. Diseases spread by insects and animals. Travellers diarrhoea. Immunisations. Malaria parasitology. Malaria management. Malaria prevention. Malaria future prospects. Travel in Sub-Saharan Africa. Travel in the Indian sub continent. Travel in South and Central America. Travel in South East Asia. Travel in cold climates. Expedition medicine. Women and children travellers abroad, including pregnancy. Effect of travel on host countries. The returned traveller: General (screening, counselling etc), and Investigation of the ill returned traveller. Education in travel medicine. Principles of research in travel medicine. Refugees and migration.
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Titolo: Travel Medicine and Migrant Health
Autori: Lockie - Walker - Calvert - Cossar - Knill-Jones - Raeside
Editore: Elsevier - Churchill Livingstone
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 21x27 cm
Peso: 1.1 kg