Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Asia & India
Getting the most out of a trip to Central and South America means staying healthy. This user-friendly book is an indispensible guide to minimizing health risks for travelers throughout the region, from Mexico to Patagonia.
Clear guidelines on treating common travel illnesses
Essential guidelines on coping with high altitude
How to recognize and avoid wildlife hazards, from leeches to piranhas and tarantulas
Illustrated guide to traditional medicine and useful rainforest plants
Comprehensive first aid section
Freshly updated by travel health expert Dr. Tony Gherardin, "Healthy Travel Central and South America" provides advice on pre-trip planning including immunizations and medical kits, stayting healthy while on the move, and what to do if you run into problems