International travel by persons with medical comorbidities: understanding risks and providing advice.

@article{Hochberg2013InternationalTB,
  title={International travel by persons with medical comorbidities: understanding risks and providing advice.},
  author={Natasha S Hochberg and Elizabeth D. Barnett and Lin H Chen and Mary E Wilson and Hari S. Iyer and W. Bentley MacLeod and Emad A. Yanni and Emily S. Jentes and Adolf W. Karchmer and Winnie W Ooi and Laura Kogelman and Christine M Benoit and Davidson H Hamer},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2013},
  volume={88 11},
  pages={1231-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the medical conditions, travel plans, counseling, and medications prescribed for high-risk international travelers. PATIENTS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted from March 1, 2008, through July 31, 2010, in 5 clinics in the greater Boston area. We assessed all travelers seen for pretravel care and compared demographic characteristics, travel plans, pretravel counseling, and interventions for healthy and high-risk travelers (as defined by medical history… CONTINUE READING