Outdoor Medicine

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The net this week will focus on outdoor medicine, including issues related to winter time activities. Our Guest will be Dr. Aaron Rubin, MD, KI6OPC. For those who wander into the outdoors, especially in the more remote locations, this net is a "must hear" event. Some of the topics will include:

-hypothermia: causes, symptoms, treatment
-physical exertion in cold weather
-hydration in cold weather
-snow blindness
-muscle cramping, how to avoid and treatment
-must have first aid items for cold weather