Travel Health

Heslop, Ian (2009) Travel Health. Manual. Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Australia.

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After completing the Essential CPE module and assessment, the pharmacist should be able to: - Recognise the reasons behind the recent growth in international travel and discuss the incidence of common travel-related health issues - Explaiin the essentials of a pre-travel assessment for a traveller - Respond to travellers' questions regarding common travel-related health issues such as sun safety, medical kits for travellers, air travel and deep vein thrombosis - Advise travellers on the prevention and self-management of travellers' diarrhoea -Discuss chemoprophylaxis and bite avoidance to reduce the risk of malaria in travellers, and to be aware of the clinical signs of malaria in a returning traveller - Discuss the clinical features and treatments of a range of infectious diseases and vaccine-preventable diseases to which travellers may be exposed - Advise on the precautions required when travelling with a chronic disease such as diabetes - Advise a traveller about common measures that should be followed when taking medicines overseas - Describe the precautions needed when purchasing medicines overseas - Identify the key risks involved with travelling when pregnant.

Item ID: 9254
Item Type: Report (Manual)
ISBN: 978-0-646-51329-4
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2010 01:07
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences > 111503 Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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