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Death in Antarctica (2)

Chris H Curry
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (9): 451.
Published online: 6 May 2002

To the Editor: Lamberth raised some worthwhile issues about small-ship adventure tourism to Antarctica in his recent case report describing the death of an 82-year-old tourist.1 This occurred in 1999, the season I started as medical director for the leading polar adventure tour company that chartered the vessel involved. I have some comments and an update.

  • Chris H Curry

  • Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, WA.


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