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  • Blog Post: Injuries and Illnesses in Wilderness Athletes

    by Paul Auerbach, M.D. reposted with permission from the Medicine for the Outdoors Blog This is the fourteenth post based upon educational sessions and syllabus material presented at the Wilderness Medical Society Annual Meeting & 25th Anniversary held in Snowmass, Colorado from July 25-30, 2008...
  • Blog Post: Outdoor Medicine and the Environment Redux

    by Paul Auerbach, M.D. reposted with permission from the Medicine for the Outdoors Blog Earlier this year, I published a series of three posts based upon a commentary I wrote, entitled "Physicians and the Environment," that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The...
  • Blog Post: Oral Ondansetron to Assist Oral Rehydration Therapy

    by Paul Auerbach, M.D. reposted with permission from the Medicine for the Outdoors Blog Oral rehydration can be a lifesaving therapy for persons, particularly children, suffering from dehydration. The most common cause of dehydration in children is infectious diarrhea. When dehydration occurs, it is...
  • Blog Post: Poison Oak Allergic Contact Dermatitis

    by Paul Auerbach, M.D. reposted with permission from the Medicine for the Outdoors Blog Case Reviews in Clinical Dermatology, Volume 1 Issue 3, had an interesting discussion about certain aspects of poison oak/ivy dermatitis. The following are some of the points made by the authors, with additional comments...
  • Blog Post: Rabies Vaccine Shortage

    by Paul Auerbach, M.D. reposted with permission from the Medicine for the Outdoors Blog The American College of Emergency Physicians has just alerted emergency physicians that because of a shortage of rabies vaccine, they need to obtain a confirmation code from their state health department before ordering...
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