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So, What Would You Do? Gettin' Real High!

On Wednesday I posted the latest in my “What Would You Do?” Wednesday posts, showing a climber on Aconcagua having a peculiar issue.  The title of the video gave away what was going on, but its still a good mental exercise to think about patient management in this situation.   1,140 more words

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What Would You Do? Wednesday - Getting' High!

Hey everyone, happy Wednesday!  Since its Wednesday, that means its time for another “What Would You Do?” Wednesday, where I share a video, and you talk to me about how you would manage the patient that it shows. 248 more words

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Airway Anatomy

I’m going to start this post with a story; you’ll understand the point in a minute.  When I was about six, I asked my dad why he took the family car to the mechanic instead of fixing it himself.   1,977 more words

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So, What Would You Do? Really Cold and Wet!

Happy Friday everyone!  If you work a regular Monday-Friday job, you’ve made it!  If you work a job with less traditional days/hours, good luck!

On Wednesday, I posted a video from a backpacking trip that a YouTuber who goes by the name Scree Hiker posted.   1,156 more words

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"What Would You Do?" Wednesday-Really Cold and Wet!

Happy Wednesday!  It’s that time of the week again, where I give you a scenario video to watch, and you respond with your thoughts and treatment plans.   157 more words

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What Would You Do? Wednesday-ATV Crash

It’s once again Wednesday, which means once again it’s time for me to give you a video scenario.  Watch the video, and respond in the comments or on twitter (use #wwydwednesday) with your thoughts.   113 more words

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Airway Management is the Bomb Diggety

“Bomb diggety” means super important as well as awesome.  That’s how excited I am about airway management.  I’m pulling a cop-out this week; work has been very busy, and I’ve been working hard to buy a vehicle.   103 more words

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