Chris W Kelman

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the time relations between long haul air travel and venous thromboembolism. DESIGN Record linkage study using the case crossover approach. SETTING Western Australia. PARTICIPANTS 5408 patients admitted to hospital with venous thromboembolism and matched with data for arrivals of international flights during 1981-99. RESULTS(More)
BACKGROUND In Australia there is a socioeconomic gradient in morbidity and mortality favouring socioeconomically advantaged people, much of which is accounted for by ischaemic heart disease. This study examines if Australia's universal health care system, with its mixed public/private funding and delivery model, may actually perpetuate this inequity. We do(More)
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