Pocket Doctor: A Passport to Healthy Travel

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* New information about emerging diseases such as hantavirus, plus details on light and melatonin treatments for jet lag

* Previous editions have sold 80,000 copies

* Author is an emergency physician
The Pocket Doctor provides travelers with all the information they need to prepare for a trip, to stay healthy while traveling and to care for health problems that may arise during the journey. In this pocket-sized companion, Dr. Bezruchka covers a tremendous number of topics.
Chapters include: before you go, finding medical help abroad, general health advice (discussing food, water, hygiene, special environments and more), common illnesses, less common illnesses and problems, life threatening emergencies and the returning traveler. With online resources and advice on the latest viruses and travel hazards, this is your passport to healthy traveling.

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A board certified emergency physician, STEVEN BEZRUCHKA, M.D., has worked in the fields of travel medicine and international health. He is the author of The Pocket Doctor, 3rd Edition, Trekking in Nepal: A Traveler's Guide, 8th Edition, and Altitude Illness.

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A wealth of information ... obviously gleaned from many years of experience. (Journal of Wilderness Medicine)

Clear, simple, intelligent advice. I'm more than impressed; I'm amazed. (Houston Chronicle)

The only traveler's health guide I would carry with me on a trip. (Whole Earth Review)

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