ERIC Number: ED448991
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, 2000: For the Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention of Wilderness Emergencies.
Weber, Holly A., Ed.
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, v11 n1-6 Jan-Dec 2000
The six issues of Wilderness Medicine Newsletter published in 2000 provide medical and rescue information for the nonphysician in remote wilderness areas. Feature articles include: "Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My!" (wildlife precautions) (Jeanne Twehous); "Calamity in the Unroofed Temple" (collapse of a famous snow arch) (Nicholas Howe); "Considerable Bad Luck?" (mountaineering accident and rescue) (Mike Jewell); "Unraveling Abdominal Pain: A Wilderness Diagnostic Approach" (Adam Oster): "Oral Fluids and Cave Rescue" (Keith Conover); "Shedding Light on the Sunscreen Controversy: What Sunscreen Can and Can't Do--and Why" (Mark F. Naylor); "Dehydration and Associated Environmental Illness" (Andrea Geremia); "Leadership in the Prevention of Backcountry Injuries and Illnesses" (Sue Barnes); "'Lost Proofing': How To Avoid Getting Lost, and, If Lost, How To Be Safe and Help Yourself To Be Found" (Nancy Lyons); "Stonefish and Sea Snakes and Jellyfish, Oh My!" (Jeanne Twehous); "When the Shark Bites"; "Got the Travel Bug?" (Sue Barnes); and "Don't Get Bugged in Bed" (Chris Lourigan). Issues also contain announcements of wilderness first aid and medical training, search and rescue training, training in backcountry skills and avalanche awareness, and publications. (SV)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Clinical Diagnosis, First Aid, Injuries, Medical Services, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Leadership, Physical Health, Preventive Medicine, Safety, Training, Travel, Wilderness, Wildlife
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, P.O. Box 3150, Conway, NH 03818 (1-year subscription: $24 U.S., $29 foreign; 2-year subscription: $44 U.S., $51 foreign; back issues: any 1-4 issues $3.50 each, discounts for 5 or more issues).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, Inc., Conway, NH.
Note: For volume 10, see ED 437 240. Published bimonthly.