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Health risks of overseas travel

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7437.465 (Published 19 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:465

Perhaps treatment on return home should depend on having taken drug prophylaxis

  1. Jonathan S Charlton, general practitioner principal (j_charlton@hotmail.com)
  1. Elmcroft Surgery, 5 Elmcroft Crescent, North Harrow HA2 6HL

    EDITOR—In his news item Dobson highlights the health risks of overseas travel.1 I find that most of my patients who travel to malarial areas without taking prophylaxis don't do so for the following reasons.

    Firstly, they don't …

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