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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.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1-Introduction Introduction to Travel Health and the Yellow Book Planning for Healthy Travel: Responsibilities and Resources Travel Epidemiology Travel Medicine Data Collection: GeoSentinel and TravEpiNet Perspectives: The Role of the Traveler in Translocation of Disease Perspectives: Why Guidelines Differ
Chapter 2-The Pre-Travel Consultation The Pre-Travel Consultation Perspectives: Risks Travelers Face Perspectives: Prioritizing for the Resource-Limited Traveler General Recommendations for Vaccination and Immunoprophylaxis Drug-Vaccine and Drug-Drug Interactions Perspectives: Fear of Vaccines
Self-Treatable Conditions Self-Treatable Conditions Travelers' Diarrhea History of the Definition and Management of Travelers' Diarrhea Altitude Illness History of Recognition and Management of Altitude Illness Jet Lag Motion Sickness Respiratory Infections Occupational Exposure to HIV
Counseling and Advice for Travelers Food and Water Precautions Perspectives: Prevention of Travelers' Diarrhea-It's Not Only WHAT You Eat and Drink Water Disinfection for Travelers Food Poisoning from Marine Toxins Protection against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other Insects and Arthropods Sunburn Problems with Heat and Cold Injuries and Safety Perspectives: Terrorism Animal-Associated Hazards Natural Disasters and Environmental Hazards Scuba Diving Medical Tourism Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Mental Health and Travel Travel Health Kits Perspectives: Pharmaceutical Quality and Counterfeit Drugs Obtaining Health Care Abroad for the Ill Traveler Travel Health Insurance and Evacuation Insurance
Chapter 3-Infectious Diseases Related to Travel Amebiasis Angiostrongyliasis (Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infection, Neurologic Angiostrongyliasis) Anthrax Bartonella-Associated Infections Brucellosis Campylobacter Enteritis Chikungunya Cholera Coccidioidomycosis Cryptosporidiosis Cutaneous Larva Migrans Cyclosporiasis Cysticercosis Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Diphtheria Echinococcosis Escherichia coli Fascioliasis Filariasis, Lymphatic Giardiasis Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Helicobacter pylori Helminths, Intestinal Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Hepatitis E Histoplasmosis HIV and AIDS Human Papillomavirus Influenza (Seasonal, Zoonotic, and Pandemic) Japanese Encephalitis Legionellosis (Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever) Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Visceral Leptospirosis Lyme Disease Malaria 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 (Streptococcus pneumoniae) Poliomyelitis Q Fever Rabies Perspectives: Intradermal Rabies Vaccine Rickettsial (Spotted and Typhus Fevers) and Related Infections (Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis) Rubella Salmonella (Nontyphoidal) Scabies (Sarcoptic Itch, Sarcoptic Acariasis) Schistosomiasis Sexually Transmitted Diseases Perspectives: Sex Tourism Shigellosis Smallpox and Other Orthopoxvirus-Associated Infections Strongyloidiasis Taeniasis Tetanus Tickborne Encephalitis Toxoplasmosis Trypanosomiasis, African (Human African Trypanosomiasis, African Sleeping Sickness) Trypanosomiasis, American (Chagas Disease) Tuberculosis Perspectives: Tuberculin Skin Testing of Travelers Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever Varicella (Chickenpox) Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers Yellow Fever History of Yellow Fever Vaccine Requirements Yersiniosis Travel Vaccines and Malaria Information, by Country
Chapter 4-Select Destinations Rationale for Select Destinations
Africa East Africa: Safaris Tanzania: Kilimanjaro South Africa
Americas Argentina/Brazil: Iguassu Falls The Caribbean Guatemala and Belize Mexico Peru: Cuzco-Machu Picchu
Asia Cambodia: Angkor Wat China India Nepal Thailand Vietnam
Middle East and North Africa Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage Egypt and Nile River Cruises
Chapter 5-Post-Travel Evaluation General Approach to the Returned Traveler Fever in Returned Travelers Persistent Travelers' Diarrhea Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Returned Travelers Asymptomatic Post-Travel Screening
Chapter 6-Conveyance and Transportation Issues Air Travel Cruise Ship Travel Perspectives: What to Expect when Traveling during an International Outbreak Death during Travel Taking Animals and Animal Products across International Borders
Chapter 7-International Travel with Infants and Children Traveling Safely with Infants and Children Vaccine Recommendations for Infants and Children Travel and Breastfeeding International Adoption
Chapter 8-Advising Travelers with Specific Needs Immunocompromised Travelers Travelers with Chronic Illnesses Pregnant Travelers Travelers with Disabilities Immigrants Returning Home To Visit Friends and Relatives (VFRs) Advice for Air Crews Humanitarian Aid Workers Long-Term Travelers and Expatriates Perspectives: Long-term Travel and Malaria Prophylaxis Last-Minute Travelers Special Considerations for US Military Deployments Study Abroad Travel to Mass Gatherings
Chapter 9-Health Considerations for Newly Arrived Immigrants and Refugees Introduction Before Arrival in the United States: Panel Physicians and the Overseas Medical Examination Arrival in the United States: Process, Health Status, and Screening of Refugees and Immigrants Migrant Health Resources
Appendices Appendix A: Promoting Quality in the Practice of Travel Medicine Appendix B: Essential Electronic Resources for the Travel Medicine Practitioner Appendix C: Travel Vaccine Summary Table Appendix D: The HealthMap System