Head injury is the leading cause of death and catastrophic injury among skiers and snowboarders and accounts for three to 15 percent of winter sports-related injuries.
Date Posted: Aug 05, 2018
Date Posted: Aug 06, 2017
The second deadliest day in the history of Mount Everest climbs happened in 1996 -- and Ken Kamler was the only doctor on the mountain that day.
Date Posted: Jul 08, 2017
This is a presentation by Laura McGladrey from the NOLS Summit 2017. This annual event at the National Outdoor Leadership School headquarters in Lander, Wyoming brings together NOLS staff, alumni and experts in outdoor leadership from around the world.
Date Posted: May 22, 2017
The Powassan virus is a potentially serious tickborne disease that may be on the rise in areas like the US northeast and upper midwest. The virus can cause encephalitis or meningitis, both serious brain infections that can lead to death.
Date Posted: Apr 23, 2017
2017 is predicted to be a bad year for Lyme Disease. This is result of the complex life cycle of ticks that carry Lyme Disease and their hosts.
Date Posted: Apr 02, 2017
Lissa Brown, Individually and as Administrator, etc. v. Atlas-Kona Kai, 2009 Cal. App. Unpub. Lexis 2108 (Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District, Division One, March, 2009)
Date Posted: Mar 26, 2017
Step by step instructions for making an improvised evacuation system for an injured patient: The Cocoon Wrap (also called a continuous loop system, mummy litter, and daisy chain litter).
Date Posted: Nov 08, 2016
This is an interactive pdf file that provides an overview of disasters and disaster medicine. It provides a context for people seeking to provide help during disasters and for those who know they are in a disaster-prone area and want to know how to better prepare.
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2016
The 2016 Wilderness Risk Management Conference was held October 12-14 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Over 420 participants from the US, Canada, and across the globe came for this annual gathering of outdoor professionals focusing on risk management.
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2016
Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan which makes the EpiPen is grilled by House members on why the price of the device has risen to about $600.