CDC Health Information for International Travel 2014

CDC Health Information for International Travel 2014 : The Yellow Book


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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, the Yellow Book represents the 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.

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  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 30.48mm | 997.9g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • 2014 ed.
  • colour illustrations, colour tables, maps, figures
  • 0199948496
  • 9780199948499
  • 216,516

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"a beloved travel must-have for the intrepid wanderer" --Publishers Weekly"Picks for the best health books of 2009 [include] the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guide. Sections address the risks of going overseas for medical care, health concerns when traveling with infants and children, and medical issues to consider with international adoptions." --Wall Street Journal"Every healthcare provider in the U.S. involved in travel medicine must have the latest edition of this book or prompt access to the online version, which has up-to-date recommendations and corrections on typographical errors in the print version." -- Carlos E. Figueroa Castro, MD (Boone Hospital Center), Doody's"This is an excellent review text for physicians and other health care professionals who see patients for pre-travel consultation."--Mayo Clinic Proceedings"Travel medicine practitioners in the U.S. are expected to have this book on their bookshelf (or have it bookmarked in their Internet browser if using the online version). As with previous editions, the book is conceived as a guide, not as a comprehensive textbook of travel medicine. With the emergence of new infections and travel regulations, this is an invaluable rapid reference for busy clinicians.... 5 Stars!" DOODY'S "There's a wealth of travel medical textbooks with overlapping content, but it's good to have one with the authority in the back when we give our recommendations. The Yellow Book from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one such. [...] The Yellow Book is recommended for anyone involved in travel medicine and vaccination." -- G Hasle, The Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association

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About Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services headquartered in Druid Hills, unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, in Greater Atlanta. Gary W. Brunette, MD, MS, is Chief of the Travelers' Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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