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CultureShock! Travel Safe : A Survival Guide to Medical Safety - Dr Paul E. Zakowich

CultureShock! Travel Safe

A Survival Guide to Medical Safety

Paperback

Published: 30th October 2009
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CultureShock! Travel Safe gives you all the information you'll need to keep yourself and your family and friends safe and healthy while travelling.

You want to go to some less travelled country-Zambia, for example - but you don't know what vaccinations are required, much less what health hazards may wait you there. Your friends are planning a trip to Tibet, but you're worried about how to handle the thinner air up there. You're travelling with your children for the first time, and you're not sure how to handle it.

CultureShock! Travel Safe gives you all the information you'll need to keep yourself and your family and friends safe and healthy while travelling. The true travel stories included illustrate the common mistakes travellers make when it comes to keeping healthy while travelling. Covering everything from getting medical travel insurance, packing a medical kit and performing CPR to the best way to handle children on a long flight and what vaccinations they will need before travelling, CultureShock! Travel Safe is the best travelling companion you'll ever need.

CultureShock! is a comprehensive, dynamic and indispensable guide for travellers looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting, as well as expatriates settling into a new assignment in a foreign land. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.

CultureShock! Authors, all of whom have experienced the joys and pitfalls of cultural adaptation, provide warm and informative advice to those who seek to integrate seamlessly into diverse cultures. The books have a friendly and honest writing style and are full of personal experiences, practical advise and useful information

About the Author

Dr Paul E. Zakowich is a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine practising in the Republic of Singapore. He was a chief medical coordinator of AEA, International, an international medical assistance company with an extensive network of medical alarm centres throughout Asia, and in Australia, and the United States. He has helped managed numerous medical evacuations within South East Asia. He writes on a regular basis for the lay press on topics concerning health care and travel in the tropics, and has been a member of the American College of Emergency Medicine, American Medical Association, Singapore Medical Association and Singapore Academy of Medicine. Dr. Zakowich has resided in Southeast Asia for the past 25 years. His wife, Fiona, is a Singaporean, and they have two daughters

ISBN: 9780761456827
ISBN-10: 0761456821
Series: Cultureshock Travel Safe
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 230
Published: 30th October 2009
Publisher: Benchmark Books
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 12.5  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.286
Edition Number: 1