Healthy Travel: Central & South America (Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Guides Series)

Healthy Travel: Central & South America (Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Guides Series)

by Isabelle Young
     
 

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Getting the most out of your travels means staying healthy. Healthy Travel Central & South America is a user-friendly guide to minimizing health risks and dealing with problems while on the road. Written by Dr. Isabelle Young, with a team of travel health experts, Healthy Travel Central & South America provides advice on planning your trip, staying

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Getting the most out of your travels means staying healthy. Healthy Travel Central & South America is a user-friendly guide to minimizing health risks and dealing with problems while on the road. Written by Dr. Isabelle Young, with a team of travel health experts, Healthy Travel Central & South America provides advice on planning your trip, staying healthy while traveling, and what to do if you run into problems.

In This Guide:

Clear guidelines on treating common travel illnesses.
Illustrated guide to useful rainforest plants.
Essential guidelines on coping with high altitudes.
How to recognize and avoid wildlife hazards, from leeches to piranhas and tarantulas.
Comprehensive first aid section.

Editorial Reviews

Phil Catalfo
A quartet of pocket-sized but potentially life-saving books by a physician-traveler, designed to help readers with wanderlust prepare medically for their voyages and, once on the road, overcome gnarly infections, insect bites, or other unexpected maladies&38212;and keep visiting exotic locales. Indispensable for those heading to destinations in the developing world.
Yoga Jornal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781864500530
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Guides Series
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
3.68(w) x 5.54(h) x 0.73(d)

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