Caroline Heggie

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OBJECTIVE A scoping exercise to establish how common hospital evacuations are, identify hospital evacuation policies and review case studies to identify triggers, processes and challenges involved in the evacuation of hospitals globally. DESIGN A systematic search of PubMed and disaster agency online resources, search of grey literature and media reports.(More)
We report the frequency of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) diagnosed in performers in the adult pornographic film industry. Over a 13 month period, 445 STI screens were performed in 115 patients, 56 women and 59 men. All reported unprotected sex during filming. Seventy-five percent (86) had at least one sexual partner outside work, and 90% used(More)
Although Mycobacterium ulcerans elicits extensive necrosis of human skin and subcutaneous tissue, the specific cause of the necrosis has never been elucidated. In an attempt to define a toxic substance, 18 strains of M. ulcerans were inoculated into mice, and the progress of each infection was observed and compared with infections of other mycobacteria,(More)
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