Definition: Aspects of health and disease related to travel. It includes the physiologic and psychologic beneficial or adverse effects of travel in general or with regard to specific diseases.
not for study tours to various countries: index object of study + geographic location, as HOSPITALS + GHANA; PEDIATRICS + CHINA; consider also MEDICAL MISSIONS, OFFICIAL or MISSIONS AND MISSIONARIES; jet lag: index JET LAG SYNDROME; traveler's diarrhea:
See AlsoJet Lag Syndrome ExamplesExpeditions; Medical Tourism
Other names Travels
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