Travelling with medications and medical equipment across international borders

Mutie, M., Cooper, G., Kyle, G., Naunton, M., & Zwar, N. (2014) Travelling with medications and medical equipment across international borders. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 12(5), pp. 505-510.

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Abstract

The international traveller needs to plan ahead to ensure medicines are available and used as directed for optimal therapeutic outcome. The planning needs to take account of legal and customs requirements for travelling with medicines for personal use. The standard advice by travel health providers is that travellers should check with the country of destination for requirements when travelling into the country with medicines for personal use. This is akin to introducing a barrier to care for this category of travellers. Innovative method of care for this group of traveller is needed.

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ID Code: 91694
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Equipment and Supplies, Humans, Drug; Questionnaires; Travel; Travel Medicine, Travel Medicine, Questionnaires
DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2014.07.007
ISSN: 1477-8939
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Past > Schools > Pharmacy
Deposited On: 11 Jan 2016 01:24
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2016 00:22

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