Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 19, issue 1, P85-101 2005 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2004.10.010 View full text
Michael V. Callahan, Davidson H. Hamer

Abstract: Travelers to extreme environments and those who spend long periods of time in settings with limited health care resources need to have more detailed pretravel screening and education than the routine short-term traveler. Expatriates, relief workers, and Peace Corps volunteers need to receive careful pretravel medical, dental, and psychologic screening before deployment. Knowledge of special risks associated with the environment in which they will be stationed is necessary to provide effective education about w…

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