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Bugs Bites and Bowels

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Jane Wilson-Haworth
Publisher: Cadogan Guides
Bugs Bites and Bowels
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  • Bugs Bites and Bowels ISBN: 9781860113321 Paperback May 2006 Out of Print #160493
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About this book

What is the commonest ailment of travellers? What is the commonest cause of death in travellers abroad? These and all other significant topics are covered in this comprehensive, readable book. Dr Wilson-Howarth, GP, parasitologist, expedition doctor and keen high altitude trekker has lived in Asia for 11 years and brings her wide practical experience to this light-hearted and reassuring manual. She offers tips on avoiding flesh maggots, ticks and leeches, as well as guides to recognising the baddies amongst tropical predators and creepy-crawlies. - clear, accessible, evidence-based and easy to read - illuminating practical case histories - tables matching disease risk to country - responsible tourism and expat health - the latest on malaria and skin cancer - deep-vein thrombosis and other growing travel concerns - special precautions for those with pre-existing health conditions, the elderly and children - what to include in your personal first-aid kit.

Contents

1) Introduction 2) Homework 3) Travel Broadens the Mind... and Loosens the Bowels 4) A Diet of Worms? 5) Getting Bitten to Death? 6) Heat, Sun, Sea and Sand 7) High, Cold and Dark 8) Skin 9) Embarrassing Bits, Sex and AIDS 10) Dangerous and Unpleasant Animals 11) Accidents, Knocks and Cuts 12) Ailments and Symptoms 13) Your First Aid Kit 14) Responsible Tourism 15) Living Abroad 16) When You Get Home 17) Useful Addresses and Bibliography 18) Index.

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Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth is Britain's leading writer on travel health. She is a GP, trained zoologist, parasitologist, experienced expedition doctor and a keen high-altitude trekker. She has recently returned to the UK after living in Asia for most of the past 11 years.
Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Jane Wilson-Haworth
Publisher: Cadogan Guides
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'For general travel advice and information, we recommend it' - General Practitioner Magazine
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