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Travellers' Health: How to stay healthy abroad
     

Travellers' Health: How to stay healthy abroad

by Richard Dawood
 

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Our ability to travel to the remotest parts of the world has been transformed, but the health risks are ever changing and increasing, and there may be no one to help when things go wrong. Whether you are travelling abroad for business or pleasure, this book provides essential, detailed, practical advice for journeys all over the world.

This fifth edition is a

Overview

Our ability to travel to the remotest parts of the world has been transformed, but the health risks are ever changing and increasing, and there may be no one to help when things go wrong. Whether you are travelling abroad for business or pleasure, this book provides essential, detailed, practical advice for journeys all over the world.

This fifth edition is a complete revision of a best-selling, comprehensive and trusted guide. Travellers need to be increasingly well informed about health problems they may encounter abroad. Malaria prevention, the latest vaccine information and advice, cruise ship travel, jet lag, skiing, and accidents and injuries abroad: this book covers every important issue in travel medicine, with the emphasis firmly on self-help and prevention.

This new edition brings together state-of-the-art background information and specialist advice from more than 70 leading experts from several countries, now in a more compact format. It is also available in an electronic edition. Travellers' Health is the standard source for the well-prepared traveller.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199214167
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/25/2012
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Richard Dawood trained in medicine at University College London, has studied at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, and practised in a variety of clinical settings at teaching hospitals in the UK and overseas before establishing the Fleet Street Clinic in 1995, which is one of the UK's leading independent centres for Travel Medicine. His specialist interests include pre-travel and post-travel care of high-risk travellers, and looking after news media professionals in war zones and hostile environments. He is a medical adviser to several international TV networks and news agencies. He has been involved in Travel Medicine for more than thirty years, has personal experience of travel in more than 100 countries around the world, and writes and broadcasts frequently on Travel Health issues.

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