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Travel Books - Travel Health, Vaccinations Guide Book1. Health Information For International Travel 2005-2006: CDC Yellow Book, Paperback, Elsevier Publishing Company
This resource offers vital pre-travel healthcare recommendations and essential information on health risks abroad. It's written by experts at the CDC in Atlanta, and is the only publication that bears stamps of approval from the CDC and the US Department of Health and Human Services. Required reading for physicians, health-care professionals, and frequent travelers alike! This book: Reviews the countries that require a vaccination certificate for entry as well as US Public Health Service Recommendations and WHO International Health Requirements for vaccination;  Features vaccination recommendations and disease prevention strategies for HIV/AIDS, cholera, hepatitis, influenza, plague, SARS, small pox, viral hemorrhagic fevers, and many other illnesses;  Includes a separate chapter on yellow fever vaccine requirements and information on malaria risk and prophylaxis by country;  Presents invaluable advice on dealing with hazards associated with natural disasters, animals, cruise ships, swimming, food and drink, altitude and motion sickness, sunburn, blood transfusion, and more;  Details the geographic distribution of potential health hazards to travelers by continent.

2. Rough Guide to Travel Health 2, Paperback
This is the definitive health handbook wherever you are travelling. Now in its second edition, it is fully updated making it more indispensable than ever. The guide includes practical details on pre-trip planning, with advice on immunizations, medical kits, air travel and tips for travellers with specific needs. The heart of the guide is an A Z of potential problems and treatments, including homeopathy, herbal medicine and other complementary therapies. Written in a down-to-earth style and avoiding medical jargon, the guide gives the complete low-down on health risks and vaccinations worldwide, plus comprehensive listings of international travel resources, websites and clinics. As well as this wealth of general advice, there are safety tips for specific types of trips, such as active travel skiing, scuba diving, climbing together with a handy section on first aid. Sometime, somewhere, you'll need this book don't leave home without it.

3. International Travel and Health 2005: Vaccination Requirements and Health Advice, World Health Organization
The book is intended to give guidance on the full range of significant health issues associated with travel. The roles of the medical profession, the travel industry and travellers themselves in avoiding health problems are recognized. The recommendations address the health risks associated with different types of travel and travellers.

4. The Pocket Doctor: A Passport to Healthy Travel, by Stephen Bezruchka, Paperback, Mountaineers Books
A completely updated classic reference for international travelers. The Pocket Doctor provides travelers with all the information they need to prepare for a trip, to stay healthy while traveling, and to care for health problems that may arise during the journey. Chapters include: Before You Go; Finding Medical Help Abroad; General Health Advice (discussing food, water, hygiene, special environments, and more); Common Illnesses; Less Common Illnesses and Problems; Life-Threatening Emergencies; and The Returning Traveler.

5. Your Child Abroad, 2nd : A Travel Health Guide, by Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth, Matthew Ellis, Paperback, Bradt Travel Guides
This is a down-to-earth guide for anyone traveling overseas with children, whether on a two-week family vacation or a long-stay posting in the developing world. The approach is both reassuring and practical, showing how to deal with situations ranging from the relatively minor to the life-threatening. A checklist of symptoms for common complaints and a range of useful contacts and further sources of information will prove invaluable for parents who are far from on-the-ground medical attention. This new edition provides a thorough update on the latest medical advice, including data on anti-malarial drugs, insect repellents, and immunizations. Features: Accidents, first-aid advice, and what to include in a medical kit; Region-by-region analysis of potential health risks and basic medical questions in five languages; Natural and environmental hazards, including parasites; Traveling with children and medical treatment abroad.

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