Travel medicine online: international sources of travel medicine information on the Internet

Leggat, Peter A. (2003) Travel medicine online: international sources of travel medicine information on the Internet. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 1 (4). pp. 235-241.

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Abstract

Access to global information through the Internet has become an essential ingredient to successful practice in travel medicine. Internet sites that may be useful to travel health practitioners include those that represent international organisations (eg. http://www.who.int), national and international professional bodies (eg. http://www.istm.org), national public health and disease control centres (eg. http://www.cdc.gov). These useful sites often include online journals, geographic epidemiological information, regular outbreak alerts and news and downloadable information sheets for travellers, as well as those providing official guidelines and policies in travel medicine. It is also useful to have access to search engines, which can search the literature as well as the Internet.

Item ID: 7220
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: internet; policy; resources; travel medicine; travellers
ISSN: 1873-0442
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2010 04:46
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920404 Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response) @ 100%
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