The definitive reference for travel medicine, updated for 2020! "A beloved travel must-have for the intrepid wanderer." -Publishers Weekly"A truly excellent and comprehensive resource." -Journal of Hospital InfectionThe CDC Yellow Book offers everything travelers and healthcare providers need to know for safe and healthy travel abroad. This 2020 edition includes:· Country-specific risk guidelines for yellow fever and malaria, including expert recommendations and 26 detailed, country-level maps· Detailed maps showing distribution of travel-related illnesses, including dengue, Japanese encephalitis, meningococcal meningitis, and schistosomiasis· Guidelines for self-treating common travel conditions, including altitude illness, jet lag, motion sickness, and travelers' diarrhea· Expert guidance on food and drink precautions to avoid illness, plus water-disinfection techniques for travel to remote destinations· Specialized guidelines for non-leisure travelers, study abroad, work-related travel, and travel to mass gatherings· Advice on medical tourism, complementary and integrative health approaches, and counterfeit drugs· Updated guidance for pre-travel consultations· Advice for obtaining healthcare abroad, including guidance on different types of travel insurance· Health insights around 15 popular tourist destinations and itineraries· Recommendations for traveling with infants and children· Advising travelers with specific needs, including those with chronic medical conditions or weakened immune systems, health care workers, humanitarian aid workers, long-term travelers and expatriates, and last-minute travelers· Considerations for newly arrived adoptees, immigrants, and refugeesLong the most trusted book of its kind, the CDC Yellow Book is an essential resource in an ever-changing field -- and an ever-changing world.
Oxford University Press; May 2019
- ISBN: 9780190928940
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
- Title: CDC Yellow Book 2020
- Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Gary W. Brunette (ed.); Jeffrey B. Nemhauser (ed.)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
About The Author
About the Editors in Chief:Gary W. Brunette, MD, MS, is Chief of the Travelers' Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Jeffrey B. Nemhauser, MD, is Senior Medical Officer and Clinical Team Lead of the Travelers' Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.About the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.