Wilderness Medicine
297 views

Blister Prevention, Management & Treatment

CWSonline - February 11, 2013

By Clifton Castleman, WEMT  *Adapted from the Sierra Club’s Annual One Day Hike By Clifton Castleman, WEMT  *Adapted from the…

Wilderness Medicine
787 views

Trench Foot – A Common Ailment of Hikers

CWSonline - January 31, 2013

An acquaintance of mine once lost all the feeling in his toes for three months from “trench foot.” He was…

Radiology
233 views

The Coldest Journey: Q&A with Dr. Rob Lambert, Expedition Team Doctor

Jane Grimsley - January 17, 2013

Before he left the UK to fly to Cape Town and join the rest of the Coldest Journey team we…

50+ Uses of a Triangular Bandage
Wilderness Medicine
2483 views
Wilderness Medicine
2483 views

50+ Uses of a Triangular Bandage

CWSonline - January 10, 2013

We are always harping on MacGyvering (or using something for a reason other than its intended purpose). Here are just…

Wilderness Medicine
473 views

Taking Ibuprofen to Avoid Altitude Sickness?

CWSonline - June 24, 2012

Scouts at Philmont Scout Ranch in NM are often caught off-guard by altitude illnesses.Why only feel great for 80% of…

Public Health
281 views

Diabetic Emergencies 101

CWSonline - February 8, 2012

One of the leading causes of amputation and disability in the United States, diabetes is an endocrine problem where the…

Wilderness Medicine
227 views

10 Myths About Outdoor Medicine – Debunked

CWSonline - January 13, 2012

By Paul Auerbach, M.D. There are many myths related to outdoor medicine. These need to be “debunked,” so that people…

Wilderness Medicine
247 views

Copperhead Snakebites

CWSonline - January 12, 2012

By Paul Auerbach, M.D. By Paul Auerbach, M.D. The journal Annals of Emergency Medicine publishes abstracts each year of presentations…

Wilderness Medicine
274 views

Spider Season: The Brown Recluse

CWSonline - September 30, 2011

What Do They Look Like? Named for its habit of hiding in dark corners, the brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa)…

Wilderness Medicine
241 views

Rebranding Rural Medicine for Young Doctors

MythicVoice - August 12, 2011

Some people who know me personally, know that I just started medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine. Some…