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Preventing malaria in travellers: an overview.

Gawthrop, M, Stillwell, A, wong, Claire and Simons, Hilary (2012) 'Preventing malaria in travellers: an overview.'. Nursing Times, Vol 108, Issue 21, pp. 22-28.

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Malaria is a common, potentially fatal infection found in more than 100 countries. Nurses play an important role in advising travellers about the risk of malaria, methods of prevention and in recognising the disease in returning travellers. This article provides an overview and outlines key areas of knowledge that are essential for nurses involved in giving pre- and post-travel malaria advice.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 108 Preventive health services. Preventive medicine. Travel Medicine.
WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 110 Prevention and control of communicable diseases. Transmission of infectious diseases
WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 240 Disinfection. Disinfestation. Pesticides (including diseases caused by)
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
WY Nursing > WY 100.4 Nursing assessment. Nursing diagnosis
WY Nursing > WY 153 Communicable disease nursing
WY Nursing > WY 20.5 Research (General)
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Well Travelled Clinic (WTC)
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2017 16:54
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2017 16:54


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