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ERIC Number: ED430748
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1059-6518
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, Volume 9.
Weber, Holly A., Ed.
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, v9 n1-6 1998
This document consists of the six issues of the "Wilderness Medicine Newsletter" published during 1998. 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, and personal narratives. Feature articles in this volume cover avalanche awareness; advanced life support in the backcountry; a hypothermia treatment device for search and rescue teams called the charcoal vest; an overview of tick-borne diseases; an overview of insect repellents; a case discussion from a newsletter about mountain medicine; a review of heat illnesses; hyperventilation; using Global Positioning System units; keeping Wilderness First Responder certification current; an overview of trench foot; gender specific emergencies; and environmental problems and acute trauma associated with backcountry skiing. (TD)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, Inc., Conway, NH.