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Introduction: High altitude destinations are popular among international travelers. Travel medicine practitioners should be familiar with altitude physiology and high altitude illness recognition, prophylaxis, and management. We performed the first bibliometric analysis of high altitude medicine...

Author(s)
Liew CheeHwui; Flaherty, G. T.
Publisher
International Travel Medicine Center of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 2020, 8, 3, pp 107-115
Abstract

Background: Currently, the main travel health surveillance system relies on ill-returned travelers data and has been mainly designed for countries of origin in developed regions. This study aims to develop an integrated travel health surveillance and information system for destination sites in...

Author(s)
Wirawan, I. M. A.; Putri, W. C. W. S.; Kurniasari, N. M. D.; Mulyawan, K. H.; Hendrayana, M. A.; Suharlim, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2020, 37,
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Introduction: Mass gathering for religious and spiritual purposes are common in India. However, mass gathering health and travel medicine is still in its infancy in India. Objectives: The study explored bio-medical, environmental and psycho-social dimensions of mass gathering in Sabarimala...

Author(s)
Rajasekharan Nayar, K.; Fazaludeen Koya, S.; Mohandas, K.; Sivasankaran Nair, S.; Chitra, G. A.; Minu Abraham; Lordson, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2020, 37,
Abstract

Increasingly, travellers are looking for novel and unusual tourism experiences. Local produce, such as wine and food, has long been a strong visitor magnet. The search for pleasurable experiences has extended to substances that may be illegal at home, or to those surrounded by mystery. Travel...

Author(s)
Bauer, I. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2020, 37,
Abstract

The microclimate of an airline cabin consists of dry, recirculated, and cool air, which is maintained at lower pressure than that found at sea level. Being exposed to this distinctive, encapsulated environment for prolonged durations, together with the short-term chair-rest immobilization that...

Author(s)
Zubac, D.; Stella, A. B.; Morrison, S. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2020, 12, 9,
Abstract

The emergence and international spread of SARS-CoV-2 led to unprecedented challenges for international travelers including health-related concerns and international travel restrictions. Remarkably, overseas travelers consulted at our travel clinic during the first quarter of 2020 were apparently...

Author(s)
Shamsrizi, P.; Jochum, J.; Kreuels, B.; Ramharter, M.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2020, 103, 4, pp 1640-1641
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Cover for Disease- and health-related issues at mass religious gatherings.

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the issue of diseases and other health-related issues as it concerns pilgrimage and religious tourism to mass religious events. First, this chapter reviews the academic literature on medicine, religion, and travel, and then discusses what constitutes a...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Background: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regularly issues "travel health notices" that address disease outbreaks of novel coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 in destinations worldwide. The notices are classified into 3 levels based on the risk posed by the outbreak and what...

Author(s)
Jen TungHui; Chien TsairWei; Yeh YuTsen; Lin JuiChung [Lin, J. C. J.]; Kuo ShuChun; Chou, W.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine (Baltimore), 2020, 99, 24,
Abstract

Over the past two decades, several countries in Latin American, particularly Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia, have experienced multiple outbreaks of oral Chagas disease. Transmission occurs secondary to contamination of food or beverages by triatomine (kissing bug) feces containing infective ...

Author(s)
Franco-Paredes, C.; Villamil-Gómez, W. E.; Schultz, J.; Henao-Martínez, A. F.; Parra-Henao, G.; Rassi, A.; Rodríguez-Morales, A. J.; Suarez, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2020, 36,
Abstract

This article discusses heritage travel and its health implications. While the demographics of heritage travelers remain uncharacterized, it is likely that both young adults and older adults participate in such trips. Anecdotal evidence suggests that young adults may seek to discover more about...

Author(s)
Angelo, K. M.; Breiman, J.; Wu, H. M.; Nemhauser, J.; Walker, A. T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2020, 27, 4,

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