The Traveler's Medical Guide

The Traveler's Medical Guide

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qOne of the most recent and useful health-care manuals written especially for travelers.q Outside MagazineThe comprehensive self-care source for all aspects of healthy global travel. Includes immunizations, medications, prevention, and a current guide to infectious diseases and other health concerns of travelers. Self-diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses, including traveler's diarrhea. What to do for illness when medical care is not readily available in isolated areas (and everywhere else on weekends!). A guide to using internet resources. Uses, side effects, contraindications, and info on how to take every medication mentioned in the text. How to assemble a first aid kit based on itinerary and length of travel. New chapters for women travelers, business travelers, and travelers with children. Now in its third edition. Formerly titled qThe Medical Guide for Third World Travelers.qIf your pregnancy test is positive, do not take the EC pills. There are a ... of ethinyl estradiol and 1.0 mg. of norgestrel) should be taken 12 hours apart as soon as possible after unprotected intercourse. ... Take aquot;Plan B, aquot; one pill (0.75 mg.) ... These side effects usually last a few hours but may last up to 1-2 days. If vomiting occurs within 1 hour after taking either dose, an extra dose of pills should be taken.

Title:The Traveler's Medical Guide
Author:Gary R. Fujimoto, Marc R. Robin, Bradford L. Dessery
Publisher: - 2003-01-01


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