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Ford, Lisa (2018) 'Travelling and rheumatic diseases'. Rheumatology, Vol 57, Issue suppl_3, i056.

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Abstract

There were 70.8 million visits overseas by UK residents in 2016. Many of these travellers will have co-morbidities that may change the necessary travel health advice typically provided to travellers going to some destinations or sometimes require a change to the chosen destination. During this presentation, reliable travel health internet resources and the service provided by National Travel Health Network and Centre health professional telephone advice line service will be highlighted. Using queries to the advice line to illustrate the typical challenges faced, the current literature will be considered which informs pre-travel health decisions made for and with travelers with rheumatic diseases.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Invited Speakers Abstracts - Main session. British Society for Rheumatology Annual Conference, Liverpool, 1-3 May 2018.
Subjects: WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 108 Preventive health services. Preventive medicine. Travel Medicine.
WC Communicable Diseases > Infection. Bacterial Infections > Bacterial Infections > WC 220 Rheumatic fever. Chorea in rheumatic fever
WE Musculoskeletal System > WE 100 General works
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Clinical Sciences & International Health > International Public Health Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/key075.056
SWORD Depositor: JISC Pubrouter
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 17 May 2018 10:52
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 14:21
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/8559

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