ERIC Number: ED415056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, Volume 8.
Weber, Holly A., Ed.
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, v8 n1-6 1997
This document consists of the six issues of the "Wilderness Medicine Newsletter" published during 1997. The newsletter provides medical and rescue information for the non-physician in remote wilderness areas. Issues typically include feature articles, conference and training courses schedules, an "Ask the Expert" column, and personal narratives. Feature articles in this volume cover managing fractures in a wilderness environment; winter trip advice; drowning and near-drowning assistance; bats and rabies; women's health issues; potable water; Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders), an international humanitarian medical relief agency; a proposed river-crossing rating and assessment system; an overview of tick-borne diseases; death in the backcountry; and an update on the Prehospital Emergency Training, Standards, and Accreditation Committee (PETSAC). (SAS)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Camping, Death, Drinking Water, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Aid, Gynecology, Injuries, Medical Services, Physicians, Rescue, Risk Management, Safety, Skeletal System, Training, Wilderness
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, P.O. Box 3150, Conway, NH 03818 (1-year subscription, $24; 2-year subscription, $44; back issues, $3.50 each).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, Inc., Conway, NH.