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Objectives: To survey a cohort of travellers from the UK visiting a variety of destinations in Developing Countries regarding the medical supplies taken and used during their trip. Method: Travellers visiting a specialist travel pharmacy in London, UK were recruited consecutively into the study...

Author(s)
Goodyer, L.; Gibbs, J.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2004, 11, 4, pp 208-212
Abstract

Background: It is presumed that medical students are travelers who can take care of their health, and thus the present study was conducted to elicit the attitude and practice [AP] of medical students from two different countries toward travel health issues. Objectives: To elicit the attitude and...

Author(s)
Sweni, S.; Arunachalam Muthusundari; Ramachandran Meenakshisundaram; Alagappan Uma; Ponniah Thirumalaikolundusubramanian
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 1, pp 51-55
Abstract

Background: The Malaria Reference Laboratory (MRL) provides a specialist advisory service for complex queries from healthcare professionals. This study was conducted to examine the types of queries that general practitioners and nurses ask around malaria prophylaxis, to identify issues which are...

Author(s)
Godbole, G.; Blaze, M.; Smith, V.; Whitty, C. J. M.; Chiodini, P. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2013, 11, 4, pp 205-209
Abstract

Background: Millions of travellers around the world have gathered together into online communities. The objective is to analyse the factors associated with risky sexual behaviour among travellers. Methods: Cross-sectional study was conducted within an online community of travellers using an online...

Author(s)
Alcedo, S.; Kossuth-Cabrejos, S.; Piscoya, A.; Mayta-Tristán, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part B, pp 750-756
Abstract

Background: Data regarding the prevalence of potential interactions between travel-related medications (TRM) and chronic medications in use, or medical conditions of travelers to developing countries are limited. Methods: A retrospective cohort study of travelers to low income countries. We...

Author(s)
Stienlauf, S.; Meltzer, E.; Kurnik, D.; Leshem, E.; Kopel, E.; Streltsin, B.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 5, pp 499-504
Abstract

The international traveller needs to plan ahead to ensure medicines are available and used as directed for optimal therapeutic outcome. The planning needs to take account of legal and customs requirements for travelling with medicines for personal use. The standard advice by travel health providers ...

Author(s)
Mutie, M.; Cooper, G.; Kyle, G.; Naunton, M.; Zwar, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 5, pp 505-510
Abstract

An increasing number of immunocompromised individuals are pursuing international travel, and a better understanding of their international travel patterns and pretravel health care is needed. We evaluated the clinical features, itineraries, and pretravel health care of 486 immunocompromised...

Author(s)
Schwartz, B. S.; Rosen, J.; Han, P. V.; Hynes, N. A.; Hagmann, S. H.; Rao, S. R.; Jentes, E. S.; Ryan, E. T.; Larocque, R. C.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2015, 93, 5, pp 1110-1116
Abstract

Introduction: Malaria prevention can be complex due to the individual characteristics of the traveller, travel destination, duration of stay and type of travel. Our aim in this study was to document malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations provided by travel-medicine experts in Europe for specific...

Author(s)
Shellvarajah, M.; Hatz, C.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 19, pp 49-55
Abstract

Background: Overseas travelers should prepare for health problems at their destinations prior to travel. No prospective studies have evaluated factors related to health risk management behaviors among overseas travelers, specifically young travelers. Methods: We prospectively collected data from...

Author(s)
Yamakawa, M.; Tanaka, Y.; Sasai, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, 2019, 25, 11, pp 866-872

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