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Wilderness  medicine

A forum for anyone interested in wilderness medicine at any level, first aid thru MD.

Location: Out there...
Members: 52
Latest Activity: Dec 10, 2016

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Its been a while

Started by Bandaid Commando. Last reply by Sean O' Sep 13, 2016. 3 Replies

Its been a while since I started this forum.  My how the times have changed.  Wilderness medicine used to be kind of a "hobby" for me anyways.  Now it seems "retrieval" medicine has become main…Continue

Aid Bags

Started by Tom Tucker. Last reply by Sean O' Feb 10, 2014. 2 Replies

Okay, this is a subject that everyone has an opinion on; What is your choice for an aid bag? I'm not talking about what you put in it (volumes could be written about that.) I'm just interested in…Continue

Wilderness EMT

Started by Bandaid Commando. Last reply by Tom Tucker Jul 31, 2012. 2 Replies

My wilderness EMT is about to expire.  I would like to upgrade to an ALS class.  Does anyone know if one is offered???Continue

Summer Camp

Started by Bandaid Commando. Last reply by Jens Rasmussen Jun 27, 2011. 1 Reply

I just returned from a BSA Summer Camp with my son. The first day we were there I had a boy come to me with an "I don't feel good". He was cold and diaphoretic. It was right before dinner and it was…Continue

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Comment by Bandaid Commando on January 23, 2011 at 6:11pm
Thanks Matt,  I have been a little busy.  I am finishing up an Associates in Emergency Medical Services.
 

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Lumberjoe replied to Brandon Johns's discussion How hipster is AoM
"Wait. Are hipsters the ones who who are into obscure hoppy micro craft beers and weird imported trappist trippels and imperial stouts you've never heard of . . . or are they ones that are into Pabst Blue Ribbon and other run-of-the-mill blue…"
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Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Sir's discussion The Cost Disease in the group The Great Debate
"That's why medical costs keep going up.  Un/underinsured go to the hospital and never pay their bills.  Just google what your county hospital writes off in a year in unpaid hospital bills...So hospitals raise their costs across the…"
47 minutes ago
Lumberjoe replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
""Why not?  I can decide that someone that pulls a gun in McDonalds over poor quality McNuggets is over-reacting, why can't I decide that getting someone fired and publicly castigated for properly using the word "niggardly"…"
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Pale Horse replied to Sir's discussion The Cost Disease in the group The Great Debate
"I know why it's that way with tuition. I'm sure that it's for the same reason in most of, if not all, those other categories you listed. The government is constantly giving young men and women money to "help" them pay for…"
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Kit the Odd replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
"Why not?  I can decide that someone that pulls a gun in McDonalds over poor quality McNuggets is over-reacting, why can't I decide that getting someone fired and publicly castigated for properly using the word "niggardly" is…"
2 hours ago
David R. replied to Drew's discussion Women with body image issues
"As a side bar, I was told years ago that when Playgirl magazine was first published, men for the first time got to feel what it's been like for women forever it seems.  (No one of either gender can compete with the perfect air-brushed…"
3 hours ago
Lumberjoe replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
""I'll also add: if there needs to be a change, the leaders of the change should be members of the group. For self-appointed guardians to decide for other ethnicities what they should be offended by seems pretty demeaning." "Of…"
3 hours ago
David R. replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
"The whole "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" thing is B.S.  I remember meeting a woman in her 80s a few years ago who shared with me that when she was a child she was called ugly, and that stuck with…"
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