EMS Implications of Body Piercing

With more and more of our patient population having more than a single body piercing it can significantly impact upon our current medical treatment protocols.  We will discuss the medical implications of the various forms of body piercing.  The student should be able...

Barotrauma and Submersion Injuries

What does a guy from the mountains of Colorado know about Diving Injuries? Colorado has one of the highest numbers of divers per-capita in the country and I have been one of them since the mid 80’s including time on a Dive Rescue Team.  We will talk about the four gas...

The Shocking Truth behind Lightning Injuries

This session will review the basics of lightning and then we will discuss the effects of lightning exposure to the various bodily systems. We will also explore the various Myths surrounding lightning injuries. Lastly we will illustrate and bring it all together with...

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