Category: News & Features

Aviation Medicine in the RAF

Aviation Medicine in the RAF

Alys Hunter / Dave Hall / Alys discusses life as an RAF Doctor and gives an overview of the work of the Centre for Aviation Medicine. The article is illustrated with some great photos by Dave Hall.

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Doctors Who Fly

Doctors Who Fly

Four British doctors tell Adventure Medic how they got involved in flying light aircraft, gliders (sailplanes), hang gliders and paragliders and how you can too.

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Kristian Gehradte / Damien Brown

Band Aid for a Broken Leg

Damien Brown / Editor Rowena Clark speaks to Damien Brown, author of Band Aid for a Broken Leg: Being a Doctor With No Borders (and Other Ways to Stay Single) about his work on and off the page

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Emergencies in Flight

Emergencies in Flight

Nicole Chastain / Nicole, an experienced flight attendant with a major US Airline tells us a little about what happens during medical emergencies in flight.

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ERC Avalanche Resuscitation Guidelines

ERC Avalanche Resuscitation Guidelines

June 2013 / Full text evidence-based guidelines for the resuscitation of avalanche victims are now available from the European Resuscitation Council.

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World’s highest Harlem Shake

World’s highest Harlem Shake

June 2013 / Everest ER team get down to the world’s highest Harlem Shake

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Urban Search and Rescue

Urban Search and Rescue

James Yates / Specialist USAR and CBRN Paramedic describes what is involved in Urban Search and Rescue, including communications, equipment, patient management and hazards

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Frostbite

Frostbite

Chris Imray and Colleagues / A review of frostbite, including including prevalence, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, treatment, where to get advice and recent advances such as telemedicine.

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Hypothermia

Hypothermia

Alistair Simpson / Alistair is a former Medical Officer with the British Antarctic Survey who has lived for 16 months in Antarctica. He tells us what we need to know about hypothermia and Avi Aujayeb share his experience of getting cold up high.

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Astrophotography Guide

Astrophotography Guide

Sam Crimmin / Learn how Adventure Medic’s featured photographer Sam made her amazing images with her guide to astrophotography. She includes tips on equipment, capturing the milky way, star trails, the moon and some example settings.

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