The Traveler's Medical Kit

Thanassi, Wendy; Menon, Anil
December 2007
Travel Medicine Advisor;Dec2007, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p65
The article discusses the variations on the traveler's medical kit as they apply to an individual traveler. Travelers should consider carrying important documents relating to medical care for emergency purposes. Nonpregnant travelers must also bring nonprescription medications. Medical kits should include various items for traumatic wounds and injuries. Recommendations to avoid endemic diseases, including malaria and typhoid fever, are provided.


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