Damned if you treat, damned if you don'tBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39367.432755.BE (Published 18 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:788
- Sean T Hudson, medical director, expedition medicine
- St Paul's Medical Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria CA1 1AA
The UK government recognised the need for standardisation in the adventure travel market1 in this year's BS8848 document, which covered the need to provide medical support by a recognised medical practitioner. All was well until the implications of providing medical cover to Americans, among others, was highlighted. Defence unions advise doctors …
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