This article provides an account of the revelatory experience of diagnosing a high-functioning, autistic, adult male by a non-specialist medical practitioner and its implications for knowledge, attitudes and practice in dealing with the autistic spectrum.
This paper represents information obtained from a recent
conference on vaccination safety and policy and the
author’s viewpoint on the same.
This paper represents information obtained from a recent conference on vaccination safety and policy: Vaccine Safety: Evaluating the Science Conference, Tryall Club, Jamaica, January 3–7, 2011 and the author’s viewpoint on the same. The first section represents a synopsis of recorded information and the second the author’s view of Caribbean concerns related to the recorded information.
This is a special case report on Jamaica’s first use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in stroke recovery, presented at the 56th Annual Conference of the Association of Surgeons in Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica. The literature and story behind the trial ‒ covering case history, diagnosis and discussion of outcome ‒ technical issues, costing, insurance and possibilities for income earning and health tourism are explored.