ERIC Number: ED437240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, 1999.
Weber, Holly A., Ed.
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, v10 n1-6 1999
The six issues of Wilderness Medicine Newsletter published in 1999 provide medical and rescue information for the nonphysician in remote wilderness areas. Feature articles include: "Tendinitis: Overdoing a Good Thing" (Buck Tilton); "A Sport for the Season: Trail Running" (injuries and health problems common to trail runners) (Rebecca S. Newton); "Taking the Sting Out of Anaphylaxis" (Frank Hubbell, William Kane); "A Sport for the Season: Mountain Biking" (injuries and health problems common to mountain bikers) (Rebecca S. Newton); "Clearing the Spine: A Brief Refresher" (Buck Tilton); "When a Crisis in the Wilderness Becomes a Critical Incident" (stress reactions and interventions among participants and rescue teams) (D. Craig Newton, Pat Thorney); "A Sport for the Season: Kayaking" (injuries and health problems common to kayakers) (Rebecca S. Newton); "Children Going to the Mountains" (Union Internationale des Associations D'Alpinisme); "Medical Considerations for Patient Tie-Ins" (tying a patient into a litter) (Keith Conover); "Buyer Beware: What's Getting on Your Skin?" (harmful ingredients in personal care products) (Jeff Backer); "Oh, My Aching Feet!" (common and activity-specific problems) (Jeanne Twehous); "The Joy of Socks" (Murray Hamlet); "Breathing Hard in the Backcountry" (Sue Barnes); and "People with Pre-existing Conditions Going to the Mountains" (J. S. Milledge). Issues also contain announcements of wilderness first aid and medical training, search and rescue training, conferences, publications, new products, and product problems. (SV)
Descriptors: Accidents, Athletics, Crisis Management, First Aid, Injuries, Medical Services, Outdoor Activities, Physical Health, Prevention, Rescue, Safety, Training, Wilderness
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, P.O. Box 3150, Conway, NH 03818 (1-year subscription, $24, foreign $29; back issues: any 1-4 issues $3.50 each, discounts for 5 or more issues). Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, Inc., Conway, NH.