Approach to Travel Medicine Counseling

Melissa Jefferis, DO Reviewed 06/2017
 


BASICS

DESCRIPTION

Pretravel consultations assess trip plans to determine potential health hazards, discuss risks and methods for prevention, provide immunizations for vaccine-preventable disease and m...

REFERENCES

Brunette GW, Kozarsky PE, Cohen NJ et al. CDC Health Information for International Travel 2016. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2016.
Sandford C, McConnell A, Osborn J. The pretrave...

ADDITIONAL READING

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Travelers’ health. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

  • Sanford CA, Pottinger PS, Jong EC. The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. 5th ed. St. ...

CODES

ICD10

  • Z71.9 Counseling, unspecified

  • Z71.89 Other specified counseling

ICD9

V65.40 Counseling NOS 

SNOMED

  • 171071003 Foreign travel education

  • 171072005 Recommend travel vaccinations

  • 148297000 Travel vacci...

PEARLS

  • The CDC Travelers’ Health website is a useful point-of-care tool for destination-specific travel advice (https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/).

  • To allow adequate time for vaccine response and necessary...

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