Bites and stings from any kind of creature are zero fun. While divers are generally prepared to deal with underwater encounters, they may not know how best to treat bites and stings from topside critters.
How you handle medical emergencies in remote environments is incredibly important. Read our best tips on a variety of plausible scenarios for dealing with these particular emergencies.
Understanding the specific challenges presented by remote environments gives adventurers a leg up. These challenges include time, environment, resources and independent decision-making. Learn how to manage emergency protocols in remote destinations.
Spinal injuries need to be treated cautiously and rapidly to avoid additional risk to the spine. Do you know how to handle these injuries? Read our best tips on how to treat spinal injuries.
First aid kits should not be an afterthought. Preparations should done now so you have a stocked first aid kit. Do you know what to pack? Get our best tips on packing your first aid kit.
Lightning strikes are impossible to predict. However, you can greatly reduce your risk of injury be implementing some safety protocols. Learn more about lighting and how to avoid the strike.
Burns are a very serious and distressing injury as they can be disfiguring and life threatening. Read more about first aid and prevention.
Managing a patient’s heat illness or hypothermia can be tricky — do you know what to do? Learn the field management practices of these two conditions to ensure a patient remains stable.
Musculoskeletal injuries can be incredibly problematic. And getting an injured person out of the water promptly is a priority. Learn how to responsibility handle musculoskeletal injuries.
Even with safety precautions, someone could get hurt — are you prepared to treat any wound? Get the basics on wilderness wound care.