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This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.

As the population increases, older people have the opportunity to travel for longer periods and to destinations that are quite different from what they are used to. Older people do indeed have more ongoing medical issues and some limitations due to the aging process. Most of the time these chronic...

Cooper, M. C.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2006, 4, 3/4, pp 218-222

Background. Data comparing returned travelers and immigrants/refugees managed in a hospital setting is lacking. Methods. We prospectively collected data on 1,106 patients with an illness likely acquired overseas who presented to two hospital-based Australian infectious diseases units over a 6-year...

O'Brien, D. P.; Leder, K.; Matchett, E.; Brown, G. V.; Torresi, J.
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 3, pp 145-152

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