• Services
  • People who are just entering the field tend to look to textbooks of travel medicine, which are a good start, and soon learn how to use the key references that are used day-to-day, which include subscription services, the CDC Health Information for International Travel , and other material generated in one's own country. (istm.org)
  • step
  • Understanding how malaria risk data is obtained and interpreted-whether through data from local clinics in the destination country, or actual experience of travelers-is a step towards travel medicine expertise. (istm.org)
  • language
  • On the other hand, factors such as visa approval issues, language barriers, and issues related to travel may have a negative effect on market growth. (mizorammail.net)
  • At a minimum, every travel medicine practitioner should read the entire chapter on each of the vaccines that we use (or an equivalent text in one's own language, if available). (istm.org)
  • treatment
  • Knowledge of specific tropical diseases and treatments will be limited to that which should be known to advise travellers (for example, in the diagnosis and treatment of traveller's diarrhea or rabies immunoprophylaxis), including post-travel triage of travellers and post-travel screening. (istm.org)
  • past
  • In the past decade travel medicine has emerged as a distinct multidisciplinary medical specialty involving all travel related aspects of existing medical specialties such as infectious diseases, tropical medicine, gastroenterology, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine, orthopedics, pediatrics. (istm.org)
  • issues
  • The regional meetings provide up to date information more focused on regional issues, and offer travel medicine professionals the opportunity to meet with their nearby colleagues more regularly. (istm.org)
  • Program
  • Since the program became effective in 2011, travel medicine professionals who were awarded certificates prior to 2011 are encouraged to consider participating on a voluntary and not mandatory basis. (istm.org)
  • held
  • Most often Regional Meetings are held in conjunction with local, national and regional travel medicine societies, and can be instrumental in strengthening the local societies. (istm.org)
  • world
  • I can't overstate the value of personally meeting travel medicine practitioners from all over the world, asking them questions about what they do, and starting to explain to newer people what you have now learned. (istm.org)