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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Pete Bowyer’s Flying Top Five

Pete Bowyer’s Flying Top Five

Pete Bowyer / Owner and Chief Flying Instructor of the Australian Paragliding Centre shares his Top Five items of outdoor gear with us.

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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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Down and Out

Down and Out

Graham Dawson / On the pros and cons of down vs synthetic jackets. He also picks out three Primaloft offerings from Montane, Rab and Mountain Equipment for consideration.

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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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UKIETR

UKIETR

June 2013 / The UK International Emergency Trauma Register is a national database of surgeons, anaesthetists, emergency physicians and nurses who are interested in responding to large scale emergencies overseas. Extensive pre-deployment training and preparation is provided.

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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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Festival Medical Services

Festival Medical Services

June 2013 / Festival Medical Services is a charity which provides doctors, nurses, paramedics a wide range of other medical and administrative staff to music festivals throughout the UK. To see if you’ve got the skills they’re looking for and to register interest, visit their website.

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