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MEDICAL ADVICE FOR TRAVELERS

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"The Travel Health Clinic: a Pocket Guide to Healthy Travel" by Lawrence Bryson, M.D. (Silvercat, $13.95 paperback), is a Baedeker of everything that can go wrong medically while you are away from home. Pick your favorite: trypanosomiasis, undulant fever, river blindness, anthrax - they're all covered. Learn how to get them and who to go to if you do.

The list goes on: ticks, leeches, lice, boils, jaundice. It reads like a warning list to the Pharaoh.The book also contains planning and medical-kit checklists and a chart listing the risk level and the address of the foreign service of each nation.