“What Would You Do?” Wednesday – Pretty Sure That’s Broken…

Hey, happy Wednesday, folks!  It's time for another captivating edition of "What Would You Do?" Wednesday, where I give you a scenario from YouTube, and you tell me how you'd manage the situation. Brief disclaimer; I generally try to avoid showing too much gore, simply because I don't want to "gross out" unnecessarily.  That said, …

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So, What Would You Do? Just A Bit Sick

If you've been following this blog for a bit, you've probably noticed that things are dragging behind a bit; my normal posting schedule is off, my posts are a bit sporadic, and I'm not nearly as active on twitter as I normally am.  We're going through some transitions here at Mountain Medic HQ, all of …

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“What Would You Do?”…Thursday? Just a Bit Sick.

I've had to take a couple of days off from blogging recently, mostly due to volume of work as well as family stuff.  But I'm back now, and I'm hoping to get back into my blogging routine. That said, we're doing "What Would You Do?" Wednesday a day late, on Thursday.  So, take a look …

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So, What Would You Do? Gettin’ Real High!

On Wednesday I posted the latest in my "What Would You Do?" Wednesday posts, showing a climber on Aconcagua having a peculiar issue.  The title of the video gave away what was going on, but its still a good mental exercise to think about patient management in this situation.  If you haven't had a chance to …

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What Would You Do? Wednesday – Getting’ High!

Hey everyone, happy Wednesday!  Since its Wednesday, that means its time for another "What Would You Do?" Wednesday, where I share a video, and you talk to me about how you would manage the patient that it shows. Last week we spent some time talking about hypothermia, which generated some lively discussion on Twitter; if …

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So, What Would You Do? Really Cold and Wet!

Happy Friday everyone!  If you work a regular Monday-Friday job, you've made it!  If you work a job with less traditional days/hours, good luck! On Wednesday, I posted a video from a backpacking trip that a YouTuber who goes by the name Scree Hiker posted.  Scree Hiker and a companion go for what appears to …

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