EMERGENCY MEDICINE

General Management of Trauma in the Wilderness

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General Management of Trauma in the Wilderness Benjamin Smith Bryan E. Bledsoe Paul Nicolazzo INTRODUCTION The management of trauma in the out-of-hospital environment involves rapid identification and stabilization of life-threatening…

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Management of Infectious Diseases

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Management of Infectious Diseases PART 2: General Infectious Diseases in the Wilderness Environment Christopher Davis Howard K. Mell INTRODUCTION Treatment of infectious diseases has become a routine practice in medicine….

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Management of Infectious Diseases

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Management of Infectious Diseases PART 1: Infectious Diseases Associated With Wilderness Environments FRANKLIN R. HUBBELL LEE FRIZZELL INTRODUCTION The purpose of this chapter is to: Understand the risks of exposure…

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Management of Diving Injuries

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Management of Diving Injuries James Chimiak Peter Buzzacott INTRODUCTION Diving medical emergencies are among the most rewarding calls to which emergency medical services (EMS) personnel are summoned. The responder must…

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Management of Drowning

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Management of Drowning Justin Sempsrott INTRODUCTION Water covers more than 70% of the earth and can be beautiful, fun, and life sustaining. But, for as long as there have been…

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Management of Altitude Illnesses

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Management of Altitude Illnesses Ken Zafren INTRODUCTION Acute high altitude illnesses range from acute mountain sickness (AMS), which is merely unpleasant, to high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) and high altitude…

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Management of Heat Illnesses

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Management of Heat Illnesses Tod Schimelpfenig Gates Richards Jr Shana Tarter INTRODUCTION The wilderness emergency medical services (WEMS) provider will assess and treat overt heat illness, as well as underlying…

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Management of Cold Injuries

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Management of Cold Injuries Linda Laskowski-Jones Lawrence J. Jones INTRODUCTION TO COLD INJURIES Wilderness emergency medical services (WEMS) providers are exposed to a wide range of weather and environmental conditions….

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