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Pocket Doctor

Mountaineers Books


by Stephen Bezruchka

The Pocket Doctor provides travelers with all the information they need to prepare for a trip, to stay healthy while traveling and to care for health problems that may arise during the journey. In this pocket-sized companion, Dr. Bezruchka covers a tremendous number of topics. Chapters include: before you go, finding medical help abroad, general health advice (discussing food, water, hygiene, special environments and more), common illnesses, less common illnesses and problems, life threatening emergencies and the returning traveler. With online resources and advice on the latest viruses and travel hazards, this is your passport to healthy traveling.





Author Stephen Bezruchka
Title The Pocket Doctor: A Passport to Healthy Travel
Edition Third Edition
Publisher Mountaineers Books
Publication Date March 1, 1999
Pages 127
Format Paperback
ISBN-13 978-0898866148


"A wealth of information... obviously gleaned from many years of experience." (Journal of Wilderness Medicine)

"Clear, simple, intelligent advice. I'm more than impressed; I'm amazed." (Houston Chronicle)

"The only traveler's health guide I would carry with me on a trip." (Whole Earth Review)

Category: First Aid, withdrawn

Type: Book

Vendor: Mountaineers Books