Becoming involved in expedition work is one of the things that we are asked about most frequently at Adventure Medic. Our Staff Writer Louise Wade has done it more than most, so here is her experience of getting started.
Burjor Langdana, Dental Surgeon at the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit and Matt Edwards, Expedition Doctor, cover preparation, kit, dental history taking and examination and the diagnosis and management of common dental conditions.
We proudly present our guide to taking time out of UK medical training, including advice on when to go, stories from doctors who’ve been away and tips to keep yourself right and help you get back into training
Alistair Simpson / Alistair is a former Medical Officer with the British Antarctic Survey who has lived for 16 months in Antarctica. He tells us what we need to know about hypothermia and Avi Aujayeb share his experience of getting cold up high.