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Travel Medicine, 3rd Edition, by Dr. Jay S. Keystone, Dr. Phyllis E. Kozarsky, Dr. David O. Freedman, Dr. Hans D. Nothdruft, and Dr. Bradley A. Connor, prepares you and your patients for any travel-related illness they may encounter. Consult this one-stop resource for best practices on everything from immunizations and pre-travel advice to essential post-travel screening. From domestic cruises to far-flung destinations, this highly regarded guide offers a wealth of practical guidance on all aspects of travel medicine.

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located.
  • Benefit from the advice of international experts on the full range of travel-related illnesses, including cruise travel, bird flu, SARS, traveler’s diarrhea, malaria, environmental problems, and much more.
  • Prepare for the travel medicine examination with convenient cross references for the ISTM "body of knowledge" to specific chapters and/or passages in the book.
  • Effectively protect your patients before they travel with new information on immunizations and emerging and re-emerging disease strains, including traveler's thrombosis.
  • Update your knowledge of remote destinations and the unique perils they present.
  • Stay abreast of best practices for key patient populations, with new chapters on the migrant patient, humanitarian aid workers, medical tourism, and mass gatherings, as well as updated information on pediatric and adolescent patients.

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Date de parution 11 novembre 2012
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EAN13 9781455745432
Langue English
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Travel Medicine
Third Edition

Jay S. Keystone, MD, MSc (CTM), FRCPC
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Senior Staff physician, Tropical Disease Unit, Toronto General Hospital
Director, Medisys Travel Health clinic, Toronto, ON, Canada

David O. Freedman, MD
Professor, Director, UAB Travelers Health Clinic, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Phyllis E. Kozarsky, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Co-Director Tropical and Travel Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Bradley A. Connor, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Medical Director, The New York Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Hans D. Nothdurft, MD
Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Head, University Travel Clinic, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Saunders
Table of Contents
Cover image
Title page
Copyright
Preface
List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
Section 1: The Practice of Travel Medicine
Chapter 1: Introduction to Travel Medicine
Chapter 2: Epidemiology: Morbidity and Mortality in Travelers
Introduction
Cornerstones of Travel Health Epidemiology
Mortality
Morbidity
Conclusion and Prioritization
Chapter 3: Starting, Organizing, and Marketing a Travel Clinic
Introduction
The Practice of Travel Medicine
Starting a Travel Health Program
Financial Considerations
Profitability: Adding Additional Services
Running a Travel Health Program
Marketing and Promoting A Travel Health Program
Management Challenges
Professional Development
Conclusions
Chapter 4: Sources of Travel Medicine Information
Introduction
Reference Texts
Journals
Travel Medicine Websites
Point-of-Care Travel Clinic Destination Resources
Electronic Discussion Forums and Listservs
Electronic Notifications and Feeds
Section 2: The Pre-travel Consultation
Chapter 5: Pre-Travel Consultation
Introduction
Logistics and Mechanics of Pre-Travel Consultation
Components of Pre-Travel Consultation and Order of Importance
Fit for Travel?
Analysis of Expected Health Risks in Travelers
Application of Preventive Measures
Health Problems During and After Travel
Challenges Regarding Travel Advice
Acknowledgments
Chapter 6: Water Disinfection for International Travelers
Introduction
Etiology and Risk of Water-Borne Infection
Water Treatment Methods for Travelers and Aid/Relief Workers
Sanitation
Conclusion
Chapter 7: Insect Protection
Introduction
Stimuli that Attract Insects
Personal Protection
Insecticides
Reducing Local Mosquito Populations
Relief From Mosquito Bites
Summary – A Comprehensive Approach to Personal Protection
Chapter 8: Travel Medical Kits
Introduction
Summary of Factors Determining Medical and First-Aid Kit Construction
Contents of Medical and First-Aid Kits
The Basic Medical and First-Aid Kit
More Comprehensive Kits
Expedition and Group Kits
Section 3: Immunization
Chapter 9: Principles of Immunization
Introduction
Immunology of Vaccination
Management of Adverse Reactions
Contraindications to Vaccinations
Legal Issues
Mercury Preservatives in Vaccines
Vaccine Stocking and Storing
Immunizations in Travelers
Conclusion
Chapter 10: Routine Adult Vaccines and Boosters
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine (MMR)
Varicella and Herpes Zoster Vaccines
Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine
Chapter 11: Routine Travel Vaccines: Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Influenza
Hepatitis A Vaccine
Immune Globulin for Hepatitis A Prevention
Hepatitis B Vaccine
Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine
Typhoid Vaccine
Influenza Vaccine
Chapter 12: Special Adult Travel Vaccines: Yellow Fever, Meningococcal, Japanese Encephalitis, TBE, Rabies, Polio, Cholera
Introduction
Required Vaccines
Recommended Vaccines
Vaccines Used in Special Circumstances
Chapter 13: Pediatric Travel Vaccinations
Introduction
Vaccine Considerations in Infants and Children
Routine Pediatric Vaccines
Pediatric Travel Vaccinations
Summary
Section 4: Malaria
Chapter 14: Malaria: Epidemiology and Risk to the Traveler
Introduction
Who is at Risk?
Where are Travelers at Risk of Acquiring Malaria?
Distribution of Malaria Species
Drug-Resistant Malaria
Chapter 15: Malaria Chemoprophylaxis
Approach to Malaria Prevention
Chemoprophylaxis According to Drug Resistance Patterns
Current Chemoprophylactic Drug Regimens
Future Directions
Drugs Not Recommended for Chemoprophylaxis
Chemoprophylaxis in Special Populations
Illustrative Cases
Conclusion
Chapter 16: Self-Diagnosis and Self-Treatment of Malaria by the Traveler
Introduction
Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria
Recommendations for Choice of Drugs
Summary and Outlook
Conclusion
Chapter 17: Approach to the Patient with Malaria
Introduction
Development of Malaria Immunity
Symptomatology of P. falciparum Infections in Non-Immune Individuals
Falciparum Malaria in the Indigenous Population in Endemic Areas
Clinical Presentation of Non-Falciparum Malaria
Microscopic Diagnosis
Laboratory Parameters in Non-Immunes with Acute Malaria
Important Differential Diagnosis
Avoiding ‘Doctors Delay’
Some Aspects of Chemotherapy in Non-Immune Patients
Conclusion
Section 5: Travelers’ Diarrhea
Chapter 18: Epidemiology of Travelers’ Diarrhea
Introduction
History
Clinical Characteristics
Etiology
Bacteria
Viruses
Parasites
Host Factors
Environmental Factors
Onsequences of Travelers’ Diarrhea
Post-Infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Military Epidemiology
Conclusion
Chapter 19: Prevention of Travelers’ Diarrhea
Introduction
The Impact of Prevention
Prevention Strategies
Prophylaxis Versus Early Treatment
Conclusion
Chapter 20: Clinical Presentation and Management of Travelers’ Diarrhea
Definition and Spectrum
Clinical and Diagnostic Features of Specific Agents
Management of Travelers’ Diarrhea
Chapter 21: Persistent Travelers’ Diarrhea
Introduction
Definitions and Epidemiology
Pathogenetic Mechanisms
Clinical Approach
Conclusion
Section 6: Travelers with Special Needs
Chapter 22: The Pregnant and Breastfeeding Traveler
Introduction
Pre-Travel Preparation
Immunizations
Malaria and Pregnancy
Food and Water Precautions
Altitude and Pregnancy
Pregnancy Planning
Breastfeeding
Medications
Other Issues
Chapter 23: The Pediatric and Adolescent Traveler
Introduction
Safety and Comfort
Immunization
Insect-Borne Diseases
Diarrhea
Returned/Immigrating Travelers
Conclusion
Chapter 24: The Older Traveler
Introduction
General Advice
Medical Conditions Arising during Travel
Travel-Related Infections in the Elderly
Vaccine-Preventable Infections
Summary
Additional Resources
Chapter 25: The Physically Challenged Traveler
Introduction
General Advice
Choosing a Trip and Making Travel Arrangements
Traveling with an Attendant
The Physically Disabled Traveler
The Hearing-Impaired Traveler
The Speech-Impaired Traveler
The Visually-Impaired Traveler
Service Animals
The Developmentally- or Cognitively-Impaired Traveler
Summary
Chapter 26: The Travelers with Pre-Existing Disease
General Principles
Before You Go
The Voyage
While in the Destination Country
After the Trip
Specific Medical Problems
Conclusion
Chapter 27: The Immunocompromised Traveler
Introduction
Corticosteroid and Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Inhibitor Use
Asplenic Travelers
Transplant Recipients
Cancer Chemotherapy
Post-Exposure Rabies Prophylaxis
Additional Considerations
Chapter 28: The Traveler with HIV
Introduction
Health Risks to the Traveler
Pre-Travel Advice
Healthcare Abroad
Crossing International Borders
Conclusions
Chapter 29: The Corporate and Executive Traveler
Introduction
Employer Perspective
Employee/Executive Perspective
Special Issues Associated with Business Travel
Selected Infectious Disease Risks
Conclusion
Chapter 30: International Adoption
Introduction
Ethical Issues
Pre-Adoption Evaluation
Pre-Adoption Medical Preparation of Caregivers and Families
Adoptee ‘Pre-Travel’ Consultation
Health Problems Encountered during Travel
Post-Adoption Medical Consultation
Nutritional Status
Infectious Disease Issues
Immunization Considerations
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