Book review of "Health Information for Overseas Travel" by Vanessa Field, Lisa Ford, David Hill (eds), National Travel Health Network and Center, London, UK

Leggat, Peter A. (2011) Book review of "Health Information for Overseas Travel" by Vanessa Field, Lisa Ford, David Hill (eds), National Travel Health Network and Center, London, UK. Journal of Travel Medicine, 18 (2). p. 149.

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Abstract

[Extract] Following in the tradition of International Travel and Health1 and Health Information for International Travel,2Health Information for Overseas Travel is the latest addition to the exclusive portfolio of major guidelines in travel health. The completely revised 2010 edition of Health Information for Overseas Travel is a major update of what is known in the UK as the "Yellow Book." It has a table of Contents, a Preface, six main sections, a comprehensive index, and an Acknowledgements and a Disclaimer on the inside back cover. The textbook contains a number of algorithms and 11 maps, as well as numerous tables and figures. The book is usefully spiral bound and in full color on hard wearing gloss paper. The guidebook has an insert that has a "Risk Assessment Form" on one side and a "Risk Management Checklist" on the other, which would be useful templates for the pretravel consultation.

Item ID: 21375
Item Type: Article (Book Review)
ISSN: 1708-8305
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2012 01:54
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111716 Preventive Medicine @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920412 Preventive Medicine @ 100%
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