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Published: 01 June 2015

688 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199379156

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CDC Health Information for International Travel 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Editor in Chief: Gary W Brunette MD MS

  • The definitive travel reference for prevention and treatment of injury and illness associated with travel, including recent outbreaks such as Ebola and MERS
  • Provides US government's up-to-date recommendations for healthy travel, including vaccine and drug information
  • Disease maps and country-specific information for diseases including malaria and yellow fever
  • Advice for conducting a complete pre-travel consultation
  • Detailed precautions for specific types of travelers, including those who are pregnant, immunocompromised, disabled, resource-limited, or traveling with children
  • Advice for returning travelers and newly arrived adoptees, immigrants, and refugees
  • App available from the App Store, Google Play, and MedHand Bookstore

New to this Edition:

  • Updated information on emerging global diseases including Ebola, MERS, and chikungunya
  • Expanded, specific guidelines for travel to 16 select destinations, including Brazil, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, and Haiti
  • Perspective on the cost analysis of travel medicine
  • Discussion of complementary and alternative health approaches to travel medicine
  • Comprehensive advice for health care workers traveling to provide care overseas
  • 15 country-specific malaria risk maps
  • Yellow fever risk maps detailing vaccine recommendations in 10 countries

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