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Entries from March 2011

Hep B or not Hep B

March 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

As in any field of medicine, or life for that matter, there are some controversies or differing opinions in Travel Medicine. One is “Does every traveller need to be protected against hepatitis B …. or just those at higher risk (longer term travel, more remote locations, high risk behaviours, e.g sexual activity or providing medical […]

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Not so simple

March 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Most travel patients that I see are fairly straightforward – they are healthy and the world is their oyster. But there are many others who would like the world to be their oyster, but they have significant medical problems. In the past week, I have seen travellers with the following: I’m pregnant, or I might […]

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