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Gives helpful advice on all aspects of travelling, from what to expect and pre-trip vaccinations to the hazards of heat and sun in deserts and jungles, and of cold and exposure in mountains and caves - offers the latest information on Malaria treatments and deep vein thrombosis - assesses the usefulness of natural remedies and covers responsible tourism - advises on how to treat bites and stings and deal with accidents, first aid and common ailments 'Big carnivores are probably best faced. Running away will do you no good since they can easily outrun you, and this is exactly what prey species do. Do something that a prey species would not do, like throwing rocks or running at the animal shouting and brandishing a big stick. The predator will then be so surprised and confused that it will probably retreat.'
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"It offers useful advice to protect your family's health at home and
abroad." -- 'Get This' column Independent on Sunday 25th June 2006
"its bedside manner is decidedly more reassuring and less alarmist" [than
the Lonely Planet guide] -- Sunday Telegraph book of the week May 2000
"covers insect bite treatments, acclimatization, AIDS avoidance,
snake-bite treatment and travel related skin problems."
-- Los Angeles Times (Mar 9 1997)
"the most amazing collection of well-written, easy to read, and
jargon-free information flowing off every page of this book." -- Doctor newspaper (autumn 1999)
"the most approachable guide" -- Simon Calder in the Complete Guide to Travel Health The Independent 29 July 2006 page 18
'informed and inspired'
-- Wanderlust, 1st November 2008
Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth is Britain's leading writer on travel health. She is a GP, trained zoologist, parasitologist, experienced expedition doctor and a keen high-altitude trekker. She has recently returned to the UK after living in Asia for most of the past 11 years.
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