People of all ages love to travel and more are exploring remote areas of the world. But as our desire to visit exotic places increases so does our concern about staying healthy while we travel.
The Travel Doctor addresses all the health concerns confronting today's traveler -- whether traveling for business or for pleasure -- in a very comprehensive, common-sense way.
Armed with this book the reader will foresee health issues that may be encountered on the trip (while there is still time to prevent them) and learn how to avoid potential health hazards after arriving.
The Travel Doctor covers:
- planning the trip -- what are the health risks at the destination? vaccinations and medical supplies to take along problems while traveling -- motion sickness, jet lag maps illustrating the locations of common infectious diseases standards of medical care available abroad what to do about too much sun, high altitudes, snake and spider bites how to deal with illness after returning home.
Throughout, cartoons give a light-hearted glimpse into the possible repercussions of not following Dr. Wise's advice.