“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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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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So, What Would You Do? ATV Accident

It's that time of the week again, where we ask "What would you do?"  Several days ago, I posted a video showing the aftermath of an ATV accident; I asked you to watch the video, and consider what sorts of injuries you'd look for, as well as how you'd manage the patient.  Today, I'm going …

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What Would You Do? Wednesday-ATV Crash

It's once again Wednesday, which means once again it's time for me to give you a video scenario.  Watch the video, and respond in the comments or on twitter (use #wwydwednesday) with your thoughts.  I want to know what types of medical issues you'd expect, and then how you'd manage the patient. Today's video is …

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Airway Management is the Bomb Diggety

"Bomb diggety" means super important as well as awesome.  That's how excited I am about airway management.  I'm pulling a cop-out this week; work has been very busy, and I've been working hard to buy a vehicle.  Basically, I'm swamped.  So, rather than get too deep into airway management today, I'm going to post a …

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So, What Would You Do? Ski Crash

Last Wednesday I posted a video of a pretty impressive collision on a ski slope.  I asked you to tell me what you thought, what sorts of injuries and medical conditions you would expect, and how you would manage this situation.  If you haven't seen the video, take a few moments and watch the video. …

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