So, What Would You Do? That Didn’t Go Well…

Hey folks, happy Saturday!  It's the weekend, you made it!  If you're off today, now is a great time to settle down with a nice cup of coffee (or tea, if that's more your flavor) and think a bit about wilderness medicine. Earlier this week (on Thursday instead of Wednesday, but who's counting...) I posted …

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“What Would You Do?” Wednesday-That didn’t go well…

As you may be aware, my posting has taken a bit of a hiatus over the past several months.  I've been working a lot, as well as managing a friend's company.  Hopefully, The Mountain Medic and his company may be in cahoots sometime in the near future; stay tuned for that!  I'm currently posting from …

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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? Climbing Injury

Several days ago, I posted a YouTube video showing a rescue in Banff National Park.  I asked y'all to tell me what you thought.  If you haven't seen the video, you can check out the post here. Basic synopsis:  50-ish climber is struck on the head by falling rock and falls sixty feet.  He lost …

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“What Would You Do?” Wednesday-Climbing Injury

Welcome to the inaugural "What Would You Do?" Wednesday, where I give you a scenario or a situation, and you talk back to me about how you'd handle the situation. It used to be that I'd have to spend a great deal of time coming up with scenarios.  Now, through the magic of the internet, …

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