Health Reference Series: Traveler's Health and Safety Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-801-5
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Traveler's Health and Safety Sourcebook, First Edition provides information about travel health, safety, advisories and types of traveling that pose health and safety risks. It also includes health risks during travel such as viral infections, jet lag, fish poisoning, altitude sickness along with modes of travel, hosting an exchange student, hazards of hoteling and pretravel preparations.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Introduction to Travel Health and Safety
  • Chapter 1—Travel and Tourism: An Overview
  • Chapter 2—Travel Epidemiology
  • Chapter 3—Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel
  • Chapter 4—Travel Safety and Security Tips
  • Chapter 5—Travel Advisories
  • Chapter 6—Traveler's Checklist
  • Chapter 7—Travelers’ Health: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Part 2. Types of Traveling That Pose Health and Safety Risks
  • Chapter 8—Traveling across the United States
  • Chapter 9—Traveling Abroad
  • Chapter 10—Studying Abroad
  • Chapter 11—Volunteering Abroad
  • Chapter 12—Working Abroad
  • Chapter 13—Humanitarian Aid Workers
  • Chapter 14—Travel to Mass Gatherings
  • Chapter 15—Long-Term Travelers and Expatriates
  • Chapter 16—High-Risk Area Travel
  • Chapter 17—Types of Travel
  • Chapter 18—Travel and Natural Disasters
  • Chapter 19—Terrorism: Maintaining Vigilance while Abroad
  • Part 3. Health Risks during Travel
  • Chapter 20—Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • Chapter 21—Blood Clots during Travel
  • Chapter 22—Brucellosis
  • Chapter 23—Cholera
  • Chapter 24—Fevers
  • Chapter 25—Fish Poisoning
  • Chapter 26—Hepatitis
  • Chapter 27—Leptospirosis
  • Chapter 28—Listeriosis
  • Chapter 29—Mosquito Bites
  • Chapter 30—Schistosomiasis
  • Chapter 31—Tetanus
  • Chapter 32—Travelers’ Diarrhea
  • Chapter 33—Tuberculosis
  • Chapter 34—Viral Infections
  • Chapter 35—Other Health Risks of Travel
  • Part 4. Modes of Travel and Types of Shelters
  • Chapter 36—Types of Tourist Accommodations and How to Choose the Right One
  • Chapter 37—Modes of Travel
  • Chapter 38—Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student
  • Chapter 39—Safety while Using Train and Other Public Transportation Abroad
  • Chapter 40—Bus Safety Tips
  • Chapter 41—Traveling by Air with Service/Emotional Support Animals
  • Chapter 42—The Hazards of Hoteling
  • Part 5. Pretravel Preparations
  • Chapter 43—Tips to Know before You Travel
  • Chapter 44—Travel Insurance
  • Chapter 45—Vaccines to Consider before Traveling
  • Chapter 46—Travel Shopping
  • Chapter 47—Travel Health Kits
  • Chapter 48—The CDC's Mobile Apps for Travel Planning
  • Part 6. Travelers with Special Considerations
  • Chapter 49—Pregnant Travelers
  • Chapter 50—Traveling with Children
  • Chapter 51—Senior Travelers
  • Chapter 52—LGBTI Travelers
  • Chapter 53—Immunocompromised Travelers
  • Chapter 54—Travelers with Chronic Illnesses
  • Chapter 55—Traveling with a Disability
  • Chapter 56—Mental Health and Travel
  • Chapter 57—Traveling with Pets
  • Part 7. Safety and Security While Traveling at Your Destination
  • Chapter 58—Visa Fraud Warning
  • Chapter 59—Customs and Import Restrictions
  • Chapter 60—Security Screening in Airports
  • Chapter 61—Cybersecurity Tips while Abroad
  • Chapter 62—Travel Safety for Women
  • Chapter 63—Lost or Stolen Passport Abroad
  • Chapter 64—Driving and Road Safety Abroad
  • Chapter 65—Avoiding Animal and Insect Bites
  • Chapter 66—Food and Water Safety
  • Chapter 67—Water Sports Safety Abroad
  • Chapter 68—Caution on Counterfeit Medicines during Travel
  • Chapter 69—Alcohol and Drugs Overseas
  • Chapter 70—Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Chapter 71—Arrest or Detention Abroad
  • Chapter 72—Tips for Staying Safe while Camping
  • Chapter 73—Staying Safe Outdoors
  • Chapter 74—Death during Travel
  • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 75—Glossary of Terms Related to Travel
  • Chapter 76—Directory of Organizations That Provide Health and Safety Information for Travelers