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ISSN-1059-6518 By Frank Hubbell, DO Illustrations By T.B.R. Walsh Places where you used to only see the intrepid adventurer you are now seeing more and more families. These families are recreating with all ages, including the very young. So it seemed like the time was right to review pediatric medical emergencies and management of them […]

New Cold Injury Assessment Card

ISSN:1059-6518 Volume 28 Number 6 Our friend and advisor, Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, a.k.a Professor Popsicle, sent us a sample of a project he has been working on: a useful card on assessing a cold patient. The card is being distributed by an organization called BICOrescue.com (BICO stands for Baby It’s Cold Outside) a group dedicated […]

Seal and Sea Lion Bites

ISSN-1059-6518 Volume 28 Number 5 Dangerous Cousins By Jeff Toorish, NREMTP As an avid SCUBA diver and dive instructor, I have had my fair share of encounters with seals and sea lions. In general I steer clear of these large, sometimes aggressive, top-of-the-food-chain predators. Over the years I have seen a lot of people, both […]