April, 2009

Risk Management & First Aid

The Risk Management and First Aid Group focuses on managing safety in outdoor programming.

Wilderness Medicine

Observations, questions and dialogue on wilderness medicine topics.
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    Update on Swine Influenza

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    by Paul Auerbach, M.D. reposted with permission from the Medicine for the Outdoors Blog From the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) : Interim Guidance on Antiviral Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus...
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    Autoinjector Skills

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    There is an interesting article in April 13th edition of the Austin Statesman on whether ambulance and fire dispatchers should instruct people over the phone on use of an autoinjector of epinephrine. It’s another spin on this epinephrine tale. 1...
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    Brown Fat

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    This week’s New England Journal of Medicine has 3 articles on brown fat, which have spawned a number of newspaper articles, and this blog. A high concentration of mitochondria color the fat brown, burn huge numbers of calories and produce lots of...
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