Essential Travel Medicine (Paperback)

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This 1st edition of Essential Travel Medicine provides an excellent concise introduction to the specialty of Travel Medicine. This core text will enable health care practitioners particularly those new to the clinical practice of Travel Medicine, to gain a fundamental understanding of the diverse and complex issues which can potentially affect the health of the many millions of people who undertake international travel.

Jane N Zuckerman is joined by Gary W Brunette from CDC and Peter A Leggat from Australia as Editors. Leading international specialists in their fields have contributed authoritative chapters reflecting current knowledge to facilitate best clinical practice in the different aspects of travel medicine.

The aim of Essential Travel Medicine is to provide a comprehensive guide to Travel Medicine as well as a fundamental knowledge base to support international undergraduate and postgraduate specialty training programmes in the discipline of Travel Medicine.

The 1st edition of Essential Travel Medicine offers an indispensable resource of essential information for travel health practitioners, infectious disease specialists, occupational health specialists, public health specialists, family practitioners, pharmacists and other allied health professionals. This core text will appeal similarly to those training in Travel Medicine and to those who want a concise introduction to the subject or an ideal revision companion.

About the Author


Jane N Zuckerman (UK), Gary Brunette (USA) and Peter Leggat (Australia) Jane Zuckerman, Academic Centre for Travel Medicine and Vaccines, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference, Research and Training in Travel Medicine, University College London Medical School, University College London, UK.Dr Jane Zuckerman has a long history working in the travel health field and holds a number of key positions. Dr Jane Zuckerman is Director of the Academic Centre for Travel Medicine and Vaccines, a WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference, Research and Training in Travel Medicine. She holds the positions of Sub-Dean and Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant at University College London Medical School and the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London. She is also the Medical Director of the Royal Free Travel Health Centre and the UCL Medical Student Occupational Health Centre.Dr Zuckerman is also a member of the World Health Organisation Advisory Panel for International Travel and Health, member of the World Health Organisation Guideline Committee for air-travel and tuberculosis and member of the World Health Organisation European Civil Aviation Review Group.She has published more than 200 publications including 100 peer-reviewed original research papers; invited reviews, editorials, books and chapters in books on all aspects of travel medicine; international health, hepatitis A and B vaccines, travel and other vaccines; immune responses and immunogenetics; epidemiology and the medical student elective period. She is Editor of two reference books: Principles & Practice of Travel Medicine, and Travellers' Vaccines - both published as 2nd Editions. She is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal The Journal of Travel Medicine & Infectious Disease.Dr Zuckerman received the award of UK Hospital Doctor of the Year 2001 and the UK Hospital Doctor Innovation Award for 2001. She was also listed in 2001 by the British Medical Association as one of the 82 Pioneers in Patient Care: NHS Consultants leading change.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781118597255
ISBN-10: 1118597257
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: July 20th, 2015
Pages: 360
Language: English