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The Older Traveller

Chapter 1            The older traveller

Chapter 2            The physiology of ageing

Chapter 3            Ageing, stress and travel

Chapter 4            Immunosenescence: ageing of the immune system

Chapter 5            Vaccines for the older traveller

Chapter 6            Yellow fever vaccination and the over 60s

Chapter 7            The immunocompromised older traveller

Chapter 8            Prescribing for the older traveller

Chapter 9            Travelling with medication

Chapter 10          Travel health insurance: the caveats

Chapter 11          Aches and pains in the older traveller

Chapter 12          Venous thromboembolism and anticoagulation in the older traveller

Chapter 13          The older traveller and chronic disease

Chapter 14          Travelling with dementia

Chapter 15          The older traveller: minimising health problems whilst away and on return


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