This third edition of the Atlas of Travel Medicine and Health provides the latest travel health information in a visual format that will aid the healthcare professional when discussing travel health and educating the traveler regarding the risks and precautions that should be considered before and during travel in disease risk areas. The authors have extensive experience in travel medicine, and both are engaged in clinical practices in the field. Carefully drawn maps and icons provide much information at a glance in this attractive reference. The Atlas is organized around three sections: Section 1: General Travel Advice on topics such as water, food, personal hygiene, accidents, animal and insect bites, parasitic infection, sun and heat, casual sex, altitude, and medical coverage and insurance. Section 2: Travel-Related Diseases and Their Global Distribution for diseases such as malaria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, influenza, cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis, schistomomiasis (Bilharzia infection), dengue, polio, Japanese B encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis, rabies, and traveler s diarrhea, and several more. Section 3: Country-Specific Advice, Maps, and Weather, which includes immunization recommendations, malaria advice and precautions, and other health considerations. Sections 1 and 2 are written with the healthcare professional in mind, and Section 3 serves as a resource for both the professional and the traveler. The Atlas is filled with up-to-date, easily accessed travel health information.
About the Author
Jane Chiodini, MSc, RGN, RM, FFTM, RCPS (Glasg) The Village Medical Center Great Denham, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom Lorna Boyne, RGN, MN, DTM (Hon.), FFTM, RCPS (Glasg) PG Cert. Med. Ed. Health Protection Scotland Glascow, Scotland, United Kingdom