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CDC Yellow Book 2020: Health Information for International Travel

Publication Year:
2019
Edition:
2020
Author:
Brunette, Gary W.; Nemhauser, Jeffrey B.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
ISBN:
978-0-19-006597-3
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
100
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.4 (Advanced Practice)
  • 2.73 (Infectious Disease)
  • 2.87 (General Medicine)
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The CDC Yellow Book offers everything travelers and healthcare providers need to know for safe and healthy travel abroad.
This 2020 edition includes:

· Country-specific risk guidelines for yellow fever and malaria, including expert recommendations and 26 detailed, country-level maps
· Detailed maps showing distribution of travel-related illnesses, including dengue, Japanese encephalitis, meningococcal meningitis, and schistosomiasis
· Guidelines for self-treating common travel conditions, including altitude illness, jet lag, motion sickness, and travelers' diarrhea
· Expert guidance on food and drink precautions to avoid illness, plus water-disinfection techniques for travel to remote destinations
· Specialized guidelines for non-leisure travelers, study abroad, work-related travel, and travel to mass gatherings
· Advice on medical tourism, complementary and integrative health approaches, and counterfeit drugs
· Updated guidance for pre-travel consultations
· Advice for obtaining healthcare abroad, including guidance on different types of travel insurance
· Health insights around 15 popular tourist destinations and itineraries
· Recommendations for traveling with infants and children
· Advising travelers with specific needs, including those with chronic medical conditions or weakened immune systems, health care workers, humanitarian aid workers, long-term travelers and expatriates, and last-minute travelers
· Considerations for newly arrived adoptees, immigrants, and refugees

Long the most trusted book of its kind, the CDC Yellow Book is an essential resource in an ever-changing field - and an ever-changing world.

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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Brunette, Gary W.; Nemhauser, Jeffrey B.
ISBN:
978-0-19-006597-3
Specialty:
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
Language:
English
Edition:
2020
Pages:
0
Publication Year:
2019
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
100
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.4 (Advanced Practice)
  • 2.73 (Infectious Disease)
  • 2.87 (General Medicine)

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