1. Short summary / abstract
This is an overview, intended for the general public, of Traveller's Diarrhoea. There is a comprehensive review of preventative measures, treatment and advice on when a doctor should be consulted
2. What question is the document addressing?
To review the syndrome and provide information for lay readers.
3. Type of study
4. Methods valid & appropriate?
5. Results / recommendations reliable?
Yes. The information is written by Dr Charlie Easmon (http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/whoisnd.htm), a specialist advisor in Travel Medicine and a specialist registrar in Public Health. Netdoctor claim to follow the HoNCode (http://www.hon.ch/HONcode/Conduct.html) for publishing quality health information on the net.
6. Any major problems and biases?
7. Any other important / relevant studies which confirm or contradict?
*** Note: These are the views of a professional expert rather than an official statement from his or her society, organisation or advisory committee.
|Post:||Research Assistant |
(Society / Organisation / Advisory Committee):
|NeLI (www.neli.org.uk), CeRC, IHS, City University|