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Malaria: awareness and compliance with preventive measures

27 July 2005

Nursing Standard

Arts & science

Many articles have been written on malaria, but few have addressed travellers’ awareness and compliance with preventive measures. The UK has an increasing number of...

Promoting travel health for older people

31 May 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Older people are spending more time travelling for recreation than ever before. Irene Schofield considers what advice should be given to older clients to reduce any...

Malaria: awareness and compliance with preventive measures

27 July 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Many articles have been written on malaria, but few have addressed travellers’ awareness and compliance with preventive measures. The UK has an increasing number of...

Best practice in vaccine administration

31 October 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Good practice is essential for nurses working in the field of vaccine administration to ensure that patients receive the best care possible. This article discusses...

Hepatitis A: disease, epidemiology and control

01 April 1999

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to discuss the general characteristics of the hepatitis A virus (HAV), disease, transmission,...

Post-exposure rabies vaccination

05 February 2003

Nursing Standard

Art&Science

Bites from dogs, cats, bats and monkeys are the most common source of rabies infection in humans. Fatal cases of rabies are relatively rare in the UK, because of...

Immunisation: promoting travel health

28 July 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article explores the issues involved when undertaking immunisations during a travel health consultation. The author examines the essential topics to be...

Malaria in UK travellers: assessment, prevention and treatment

09 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone travel health

Malaria is the most serious tropical disease. Increasing numbers of people are travelling to tropical destinations where they are at risk of malaria. Nurses need to...

Post-exposure rabies vaccination

05 February 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Bites from dogs, cats, bats and monkeys are the most common source of rabies infection in humans. Fatal cases of rabies are relatively rare in the UK, because of...

Travel advice for clients with pre-existing medical conditions

16 April 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

Overseas travel, especially long-haul, can have risks that are not only associated with infection but also the mode of transport, climate, lifestyle and conditions...