CDC Health Information for International Travel 2008

CDC Health Information for International Travel 2008

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Widely known as qThe Yellow Book, q this concise and user-friendly resource equips both travelers and physicians with essential information on preventing, recognizing, and managing travel-related health problems. Since it comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - the leading authority on infectious disease, public health, and infection control in the U.S. - you can count on it for all the guidance you need to minimize the health risks and discomforts of travel, from immunizations and jet lag to infections and food poisoning. Get dependable advice on any travel health issue from the experts at the CDC, including vaccinations, trip planning and safety tips, health and infection hazards associated with various geographic regions, prevention of a full range of specific infectious diseases, jet lag, motion sickness, sunburn, animal bites, and much more. Make travel plans suited to your specific needs whether you are a disabled or immunocompromised traveler, traveling with infants and young children, while pregnant or breastfeeding, or for international adoptions. Easily see which health risks are most prevalent in a given area thanks to user-friendly color maps. Understand what you need to know with content that's written for general audiences as well as physicians. Be aware of the latest risks associated with avian flu, yellow fever, poliomyelitis and malaria, as well as the most current vaccination guidelines. Find the answers you need faster than ever thanks to qtopic tabsq, and key reference citations throughout the book.The fifth dose is not necessary if the fourth dose was given after the childa#39;s fourth birthday (6). At least three doses of DTaP are necessary for protection against tetanus (1). Children should complete as many doses as possible of the three- doseanbsp;...

Title:CDC Health Information for International Travel 2008
Author:Paul M. Arguin, Phyllis E. Kozarsky, Christie Reed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Publisher:Mosby - 2007


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