“What Would You Do?” Wednesday – Drop Kicked

It's that time of the week again, where I test your medical imagination.  Last week, we talked about a patient who fell approximately 100 feet while rappelling into a canyon.  This week, we're going in a different direction. I was talking on Twitter with Katey (@UnciaKate; thanks for your input!) who mentioned at one point …

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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 – Blisters for Days

Hey folks, happy Wednesday!  For the first time in a while, I'm actually on time with this weeks "What Would You Do?" Wednesday.  I just spent a couple of days in Silva, North Carolina, home of Landmark Learning.  If you're not familiar with Landmark Learning, they are educational specialists dedicated to teaching outdoor enthusiasts and …

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So, What Did You Do? – Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained.

I was late with the What Would You Do? Wednesday last week, but that's ok!  We'll manage one way or another.  This week, I gave you a video featuring everyone's favorite outdoor adventurer, Bear Grylls.  Like all good bears (Mr. Grylls, if you're reading, the joke had to be made), Mr. Grylls appears to appreciate …

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“What Would You Do?” Wednesday – Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained.

Normally I do these on Wednesday. This week, however, Wednesday was a busy day for me. So, we're doing our weekly #wwydwednesday on Friday instead. I'm posting to you live from the RAA driving range today, where we are teaching new employees how to drive ambulances. So, we're joining everyone's favorite adventurer today, Mr. Bear …

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So, What Would You Do? Pretty Sure That’s Broken…

So, today we're going to talk about what you'd do about the video scenario I posted a couple of days ago.  If you haven't had a chance to watch it, head on over and do! Basically, the story is that our patient, Lexi DeForest, went for a hike with her boyfriend in Vedauwoo, Wyoming.  While hiking …

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“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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