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Traveling Healthy. A Complete Guide to Medical Services in 23 Countries.

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By Hillman Sheilah M., Hillman Robert S.. . 559 pages. Penguin Books; , Baltimore: , 1980.. Price, $7.95 (paperback).


Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(1_Part_1):157. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-93-1-157_3
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This paperbacked medical companion for the traveler has six sections: an introduction that reviews the kinds of problems the traveler is likely to have when taken ill abroad, such as how to find a doctor and how to pay for care; a "gazetteer" that describes the medical facilities, including hospitals, to be found in 23 foreign countries (mainly European) and their largest cities; a compilation of medical terms in English matched to 14 other languages; a chapter on first aid; a chapter on self-help (for the usual problems, such as colds and diarrhea, but also for the problem of the

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