Guidelines for the prevention of travel-associated illness in older adults

@inproceedings{Lee2017GuidelinesFT,
  title={Guidelines for the prevention of travel-associated illness in older adults},
  author={Tida Lee and Jack N. Hutter and Jennifer Masel and Christie Joya and Timothy J. Whitman},
  booktitle={Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines},
  year={2017}
}
International travel to the developing world is becoming more common in elderly patients (defined here as individuals greater than 65 years old). When providing pre-travel counseling, providers must appreciate the changing physiology, comorbidities, immunity and pharmacokinetics associated with the aging process to prepare elderly patients for the stressors of international travel. These guidelines present an evidence-based approach to pre-travel counseling, immunization, and pharmacology… CONTINUE READING
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