Trauma on Expeditions

Expedition & Wilderness Medicine, Pre-hospital Care
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Examining the literature around commonly experienced traumatic injuries on expedition. We will then address the best empirical and anecdotal methods of dealing with the top three most experienced trauma pathologies on expedition.

We will examine the potential challenges faced when managing trauma on the expedition including leadership/team, communication, winning the environment, reassessment, rescuer fatigue, and casevac.

We will look at different methods of extraction from an environment using temporary stretchers and the most effective methods of casualty movement over the ground.

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Length: 59
Guests: Eoin Walker

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