Resources utilized by general practitioners for advising travelers from Australia

Leggat, Peter A., and Seelan, S. Thava (2003) Resources utilized by general practitioners for advising travelers from Australia. Journal of Travel Medicine, 10 (1). pp. 15-18.

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Abstract

A number of resources may be used in the provision of travel health advice and preventive measures. Information concerning the risks of a traveler’s destination and any specific requirements for travel health advice may be obtained from a variety of information resources. These resources may include various published national and international guidelines, other publications, audiovisual aids, and computerized databases.Regardless of the type of resource, it is important that the information provided is comprehensive, up-to-date, easy to access and use, and, preferably, professionally validated. Other resources used may also includes yellow fever site licensing, as well as practice staff. Referral may also be used in the practice of travel medicine. These resources should be used in conjunction with appropriate training and continuing education in travel medicine.

Item ID: 6732
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Australia; general practitioners; resources; travellers
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ISSN: 1708-8305
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2010 03:58
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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