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What is the definition or description of: travel medicine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
International Travel: Travel medicine addresses issues related to international travel such as required vaccinations, disease risks & recommended precautions in particular areas, as well as prophylactic measures and treatments as indicated.
Dr. Fidias De Leon
Nuclear Medicine 21 years experience
See below : Branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and management of health problems of international travelers.
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Broad vs abroad: The study of travelers and the ability to care, inform, and protect them from risks and diseases endemic to the area that they will, are, or have traveled in.

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