Reducing the risk of respiratory disease in overseas travellers
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Reducing the risk of respiratory disease in overseas travellers

Jacqueline Pye Paediatric nurse specialist, Complete Healthcare International Pte Ltd, Singapore

This article addresses the risk of respiratory illness for those travelling overseas. It considers emerging disease risks, particularly the influenza virus, as well as vaccination and vulnerable populations. Resources to help practitioners provide pre-travel advice in line with best practice in travel health are discussed.

Nursing Standard. 24, 47,50-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.07.24.47.50.c7916

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jp@uk2.net

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