ISBN-10:
0199948496
ISBN-13:
2900199948498
Pub. Date:
05/20/2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
CDC Health Information for International Travel 2014: The Yellow Book

CDC Health Information for International Travel 2014: The Yellow Book

by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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    ISBN-13: 2900199948498
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Publication date: 05/20/2013
    Edition description: NE
    Pages: 688
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services headquartered in Druid Hills, unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, in Greater Atlanta.

    Gary W. Brunette, MD, MS, is Chief of the Travelers' Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1-Introduction
    Introduction to Travel Health and the Yellow Book
    Planning for Healthy Travel: Responsibilities and Resources
    Travel Epidemiology
    Travel Medicine Data Collection: GeoSentinel and TravEpiNet
    Perspectives: The Role of the Traveler in Translocation of Disease
    Perspectives: Why Guidelines Differ

    Chapter 2-The Pre-Travel Consultation
    The Pre-Travel Consultation
    Perspectives: Risks Travelers Face
    Perspectives: Prioritizing for the Resource-Limited Traveler
    General Recommendations for Vaccination and Immunoprophylaxis
    Drug-Vaccine and Drug-Drug Interactions
    Perspectives: Fear of Vaccines

    Self-Treatable Conditions
    Self-Treatable Conditions
    Travelers' Diarrhea
    History of the Definition and Management of Travelers' Diarrhea
    Altitude Illness
    History of Recognition and Management of Altitude Illness
    Jet Lag
    Motion Sickness
    Respiratory Infections
    Occupational Exposure to HIV

    Counseling and Advice for Travelers
    Food and Water Precautions
    Perspectives: Prevention of Travelers' Diarrhea-It's Not Only WHAT You Eat and Drink
    Water Disinfection for Travelers
    Food Poisoning from Marine Toxins
    Protection against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other Insects and Arthropods
    Sunburn
    Problems with Heat and Cold
    Injuries and Safety
    Perspectives: Terrorism
    Animal-Associated Hazards
    Natural Disasters and Environmental Hazards
    Scuba Diving
    Medical Tourism
    Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
    Mental Health and Travel
    Travel Health Kits
    Perspectives: Pharmaceutical Quality and Counterfeit Drugs
    Obtaining Health Care Abroad for the Ill Traveler
    Travel Health Insurance and Evacuation Insurance

    Chapter 3-Infectious Diseases Related to Travel
    Amebiasis
    Angiostrongyliasis (Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infection, Neurologic Angiostrongyliasis)
    Anthrax
    Bartonella-Associated Infections
    Brucellosis
    Campylobacter Enteritis
    Chikungunya
    Cholera
    Coccidioidomycosis
    Cryptosporidiosis
    Cutaneous Larva Migrans
    Cyclosporiasis
    Cysticercosis
    Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
    Diphtheria
    Echinococcosis
    Escherichia coli
    Fascioliasis
    Filariasis, Lymphatic
    Giardiasis
    Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
    Helicobacter pylori
    Helminths, Intestinal
    Hepatitis A
    Hepatitis B
    Hepatitis C
    Hepatitis E
    Histoplasmosis
    HIV and AIDS
    Human Papillomavirus
    Influenza (Seasonal, Zoonotic, and Pandemic)
    Japanese Encephalitis
    Legionellosis (Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever)
    Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
    Leishmaniasis, Visceral
    Leptospirosis
    Lyme Disease
    Malaria
    History of Malaria Chemoprophylaxis
    Measles (Rubeola)
    Melioidosis
    Meningococcal Disease
    Mumps
    Norovirus
    Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)
    Pertussis
    Pinworm (Enterobiasis, Oxyuriasis, Threadworm)
    Plague (Bubonic, Pneumonic, Septicemic)
    Pneumococcal Disease (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
    Poliomyelitis
    Q Fever
    Rabies
    Perspectives: Intradermal Rabies Vaccine
    Rickettsial (Spotted and Typhus Fevers) and Related Infections (Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis)
    Rubella
    Salmonella (Nontyphoidal)
    Scabies (Sarcoptic Itch, Sarcoptic Acariasis)
    Schistosomiasis
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Perspectives: Sex Tourism
    Shigellosis
    Smallpox and Other Orthopoxvirus-Associated Infections
    Strongyloidiasis
    Taeniasis
    Tetanus
    Tickborne Encephalitis
    Toxoplasmosis
    Trypanosomiasis, African (Human African Trypanosomiasis, African Sleeping Sickness)
    Trypanosomiasis, American (Chagas Disease)
    Tuberculosis
    Perspectives: Tuberculin Skin Testing of Travelers
    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever
    Varicella (Chickenpox)
    Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
    Yellow Fever
    History of Yellow Fever Vaccine Requirements
    Yersiniosis
    Travel Vaccines and Malaria Information, by Country

    Chapter 4-Select Destinations
    Rationale for Select Destinations

    Africa
    East Africa: Safaris
    Tanzania: Kilimanjaro
    South Africa

    Americas
    Argentina/Brazil: Iguassu Falls
    The Caribbean
    Guatemala and Belize
    Mexico
    Peru: Cuzco-Machu Picchu

    Asia
    Cambodia: Angkor Wat
    China
    India
    Nepal
    Thailand
    Vietnam

    Middle East and North Africa
    Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage
    Egypt and Nile River Cruises

    Chapter 5-Post-Travel Evaluation
    General Approach to the Returned Traveler
    Fever in Returned Travelers
    Persistent Travelers' Diarrhea
    Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Returned Travelers
    Asymptomatic Post-Travel Screening

    Chapter 6-Conveyance and Transportation Issues
    Air Travel
    Cruise Ship Travel
    Perspectives: What to Expect when Traveling during an International Outbreak
    Death during Travel
    Taking Animals and Animal Products across International Borders

    Chapter 7-International Travel with Infants and Children
    Traveling Safely with Infants and Children
    Vaccine Recommendations for Infants and Children
    Travel and Breastfeeding
    International Adoption

    Chapter 8-Advising Travelers with Specific Needs
    Immunocompromised Travelers
    Travelers with Chronic Illnesses
    Pregnant Travelers
    Travelers with Disabilities
    Immigrants Returning Home To Visit Friends and Relatives (VFRs)
    Advice for Air Crews
    Humanitarian Aid Workers
    Long-Term Travelers and Expatriates
    Perspectives: Long-term Travel and Malaria Prophylaxis
    Last-Minute Travelers
    Special Considerations for US Military Deployments
    Study Abroad
    Travel to Mass Gatherings

    Chapter 9-Health Considerations for Newly Arrived Immigrants and Refugees
    Introduction
    Before Arrival in the United States: Panel Physicians and the Overseas Medical Examination
    Arrival in the United States: Process, Health Status, and Screening of Refugees and Immigrants
    Migrant Health Resources

    Appendices
    Appendix A: Promoting Quality in the Practice of Travel Medicine
    Appendix B: Essential Electronic Resources for the Travel Medicine Practitioner
    Appendix C: Travel Vaccine Summary Table
    Appendix D: The HealthMap System

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