CDC Health Information for International Travel 2014 The Yellow Book

ISBN-10: 0199948496
ISBN-13: 9780199948499
Edition: 2013
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Description: This is a comprehensive resource for travel doctors and individual travellers to consult before, during, and after travel. Its full-color interior includes easy-to-read disease risk maps, information on where to find health care abroad, itineraries  More...

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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/20/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

This is a comprehensive resource for travel doctors and individual travellers to consult before, during, and after travel. Its full-color interior includes easy-to-read disease risk maps, information on where to find health care abroad, itineraries and health risks from select destinations (particularly popular with the lay audience), advice for those traveling with infants and children, and a comprehensive catalog of every infectious agent lurking in international territories. In short, theYellow Bookrepresents best, U.S. government-sanctioned health advice for international travel.Every facet of the previous edition has been revisited and revised where necessary, including country-by-country immunization suggestions and new drug information. For the avid or first-time international traveller, this book is a both a prophylaxis and a safety net, providing readers everything they need to know to prevent (and address) illness abroad.

Gary W. Brunette, Medical Epidemiologist, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Geographic Medicine and Health Promotion Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

List of Boxes, Figures, Maps, & Tables, by Topic
List of Maps
Editorial Staff
CDC Contributors
External Contributors
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Introduction to Travel Health & the Yellow Book
Planning for Healthy Travel: Responsibilities & Resources
Travel Epidemiology
Travel Medicine Data Collection: GeoSentinel & Global TravEpiNet
Perspectives: The Role of the Traveler in Translocation of Disease
Perspectives: Why Guidelines Differ
The Pre-Travel Consultation
The Pre-Travel Consultation
Perspectives: Risks Travelers Face
Perspectives: Prioritizing Care for the Resource-Limited Traveler
General Recommendations for Vaccination & Immunoprophylaxis
Interactions among Travel Vaccines & Drugs
Perspectives: Fear of Vaccines
Self-Treatable Conditions
Self-Treatable Conditions
Travelers' Diarrhea
For the Record: A History of the Definition & Management of Travelers' Diarrhea
Altitude Illness
For the Record: A History of the Definition & Management of Altitude Illness
Jet Lag
Motion Sickness
Respiratory Infections
Occupational Exposure to HIV
Counseling & Advice for Travelers
Food & Water Precautions
Perspectives: Prevention of Travelers' Diarrhea-It's Not Only WHAT You Eat & Drink
Water Disinfection for Travelers
Food Poisoning from Marine Toxins
Protection against Mosquitoes, Ticks, & Other Insects & Arthropods
Sunburn
Problems with Heat & Cold
Injuries & Safety
Perspectives: Terrorism
Animal-Associated Hazards
Natural Disasters & Environmental Hazards
Scuba Diving
Medical Tourism
Deep Vein Thrombosis & Pulmonary Embolism
Mental Health & Travel
Travel Health Kits
Perspectives: Pharmaceutical Quality & Counterfeit Drugs
Obtaining Health Care Abroad for the III Traveler
Travel Insurance, Travel Health Insurance, & Medical Evacuation Insurance
Infectious Diseases Related to Travel
Amebiasis
Angiostrongyliasis, Neurologic
Anthrax
Bartonella Infections
Brucellosis
Campylobacteriosis
Chikungunya
Cholera
Coccidioidomycosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Cutaneous Larva Migrans
Cyclosporiasis
Cysticercosis
Dengue
Diphtheria
Echinococcosis
Escherichia coli
Fascioliasis
Filariasis, Lymphatic
Giardiasis
Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease
Helicobacter pylori
Helminths, Soil-Transmitted
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis E
Histoplasmosis
HIV Infection
Human Papillomavirus
Influenza
Japanese Encephalitis
Legionellosis (Legionnaires Disease & Pontiac Fever)
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
Leishmaniasis, Visceral
Leptospirosis
Lyme Disease
Malaria
For the Record: A 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
Poliomyelitis
Q Fever
Rabies
Perspectives: Intradermal Rabies Preexposure Immunization
Rickettsial (Spotted & Typhus Fevers) & Related Infections (Anaplasmosis & Ehrlichiosis)
Rubella
Salmonellosis (Nontyphoidal)
Scabies
Schistosomiasis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Perspectives: Sex & Tourism
Shigellosis
Smallpox & Other Orthopoxvirus-Associated Infections
Strongyloidiasis
Taeniasis
Tetanus
Tickborne Encephalitis
Toxoplasmosis
Trypanosomiasis, African (Sleeping Sickness)
Trypanosomiasis, American (Chagas Disease)
Tuberculosis
Perspectives: Tuberculin Skin Testing of Travelers
Typhoid & Paratyphoid Fever
Varicella (Chickenpox)
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Yellow Fever
For the Record: A History of Yellow Fever Vaccine Requirements
Yersiniosis
Travel Vaccines & Malaria Information, by Country
Select Destinations
Rationale for Select Destinations
Africa
East Africa: Safaris
Tanzania: Kilimanjaro
South Africa
The Americas & The Caribbean
Argentina/Brazil: Iguassu Falls
Guatemala & Belize
Jamaica
Mexico
Peru: Cuzco-Machu Picchu
Asia
Cambodia: Angkor Wat
China
India
Nepal
Thailand
Vietnam
The Middle East & North Africa
Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage
Egypt & Nile River Cruises
Post-Travel Evaluation
General Approach to the Returned Traveler
Fever in Returned Travelers
Persistent Travelers' Diarrhea
Skin & Soft Tissue Infections in Returned Travelers
Screening Asymptomatic Returned Travelers
Conveyance & Transportation Issues
Air Travel
Cruise Ship Travel
Perspectives: What to Expect when Traveling during an International Outbreak
Death during Travel
Taking Animals & Animal Products across International Borders
International Travel with Infants & Children
Traveling Safely with Infants & Children
Vaccine Recommendations for Infants & Children
Travel & Breastfeeding
International Adoption
Advising Travelers with Specific Needs
Immunocompromised Travelers
Travelers with Chronic Illnesses
Pregnant Travelers
Travelers with Disabilities
Immigrants Returning Home to Visit Friends & Relatives (VFRs)
Advice for Air Crews
Humanitarian Aid Workers
Long-Term Travelers & Expatriates
Perspectives: Malaria in Long-Term Travelers & Expatriates
Last-Minute Travelers
Special Considerations for US Military Deployments
Study Abroad & Other International Student Travel
Travel to Mass Gatherings
Health Considerations for Newly Arrived Immigrants & Refugees
Introduction
Before Arrival in the United States: The Overseas Medical Examination
Arrival in the United States: Health Status & Screening of Refugees, Immigrants, & International Adoptees
Migrant Health Resources
Appendices
Promoting Quality in the Practice of Travel Medicine
Essential Electronic Resources for the Travel Medicine Practitioner
Travel Vaccine Summary Table
The HealthMap System
Index
Photo Credits

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