Personal and road safety advice for travelers

Leggat, Peter A. (2004) Personal and road safety advice for travelers. World Safety Journal, 14 (2). pp. 14-17.

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Abstract

The prevention of common illnesses in travelers is an important aspect of travel medicine. However, the environment can also pose particular concerns for the traveler and, unless simple precautions are taken, can result in significant illness or injury. The environment has a number of potential hazards for travelers, including accidents and injuries, as well as muggings and assaults. Accidents and injuries are the single biggest cause of death when traveling abroad and hence an important area of preventive medicine to address for travelers.

Item ID: 7269
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: international; road safety; travel medicine; travelers
ISSN: 1015-5589
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2010 05:00
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 > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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