Entries by WMN Editors

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 […]

Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Review for Wilderness Providers

ISSN-1059-6518 By Frank Hubbell, DO We have written about many different topics in this newsletter, but one of the subjects that we have only once delved into, are the various medical problems associated with the female reproductive system and childbirth. In this WMND we will remedy that absence of information with a fairly complete review […]