journal
Journals Wilderness & Environmental Med...

Wilderness & Environmental Medicine

https://read.qxmd.com/read/38715403/a-comprehensive-pathophysiologic-histologic-and-biochemical-analysis-of-buthus-paris-c-l-koch-1839-venom
#21
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Abdessamad Elmourid, My Abdelmonaim Elhidan, Samia Boussaa, Mehdi Ait Laaradia, Btissam Bouimeja, Omar Amahmid, Mohamed Merzouki, Oulaid Touloun
INTRODUCTION: Buthus species, including B paris , are classified as one of the most dangerous scorpion genera in Morocco, implicated in several cases of human death. Our objective is to characterize, for the first time, the toxicity and histopathologic and biochemical impacts of B paris venom. METHODS: We investigated the experimental pathophysiology of B paris venom by examining histologic changes in vital organs (heart, kidneys, liver, and lungs) and assessing biochemical enzymatic markers (alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, lactate dehydrogenase, creatine phosphokinase, urea, and creatinine) in mice injected subcutaneously with 2 doses of 400 and 450 mg·kg-1 ...
May 7, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38710506/wilderness-medical-society-clinical-practice-guidelines-for-medical-direction-of-search-and-rescue-teams
#22
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Christopher A Davis, Cassie Lowry, Aaron Billin, Linda Laskowski-Jones, Alison Sheets, David Fifer, Seth C Hawkins
The Wilderness Medical Society convened a panel to review available evidence supporting practices for medical direction of search and rescue teams. This panel included of members of the Wilderness Medical Society Search and Rescue Committee, the National Association of EMS Physicians Wilderness Committee, and leadership of the Mountain Rescue Association. Literature about definitions and terminology, epidemiology, currently accepted best practices, and regulatory and legal considerations was reviewed. The panel graded available evidence supporting practices according to the American College of Chest Physicians criteria and then made recommendations based on that evidence...
May 6, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38706212/environmental-exposures-and-risks-during-pregnancy
#23
REVIEW
Sarah M Schlein, Elaine M Reno, Christanne H Coffey, Leslie M Casper, David A Klein, Megan S Claypool, Ellen L Wiitala, Linda E Keyes
The Women in Wilderness Medicine Research Committee of the Wilderness Medical Society conducted a narrative review to address considerations for pregnant individuals in wilderness environments. There is limited evidence behind many opinion-based recommendations on the safety of various environmental exposures in pregnancy. The authors reviewed the literature for the best available evidence, including observational studies, case series, limited controlled trials, and extrapolation from physiological data, as well as evaluating expert consensus statements...
May 5, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38704745/corrigendum-to-prevention-and-treatment-of-nonfreezing-cold-injuries-and-warm-water-immersion-tissue-injuries-a-supplement-to-the-wilderness-medical-society-clinical-practice-guidelines
#24
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 5, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38689561/kea-the-cheeky-alpine-parrot
#25
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Dale R Wagner
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 1, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38659411/training-program-on-choking-first-aid
#26
LETTER
Eleana Tse, George A Alexiou
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 25, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38651342/wilderness-medical-society-clinical-practice-guidelines-for-the-treatment-of-acute-pain-in-austere-environments-2024-update
#27
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Patrick B Fink, Albert R Wheeler, William R Smith, Graham Brant-Zawadzki, James R Lieberman, Scott E McIntosh, Christopher Van Tilburg, Ian S Wedmore, Jeremy S Windsor, Ross Hofmeyr, David Weber
The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based guidelines for the management of pain in austere environments. Recommendations are graded based on the quality of supporting evidence as defined by criteria put forth by the American College of Chest Physicians. This is an update of the 2014 version of the "WMS Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Pain in Remote Environments" published in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 2014; 25:41-49.
April 23, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38634125/epidemiology-and-severity-of-medical-events-for-mountain-bikers-and-hikers-transported-by-ambulance-in-western-australia-2015-to-2020
#28
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Paul J Braybrook, Hideo Tohira, Deon Brink, Judith Finn, Peter L Buzzacott
INTRODUCTION: Outdoor activities offer physical and mental health benefits. However, incidents can occur requiring ambulance transport to hospital. This study aimed to describe the epidemiology and severity of traumatic and medical incidents for mountain bikers and hikers transported by ambulance within Western Australia. METHODS: This was a retrospective cohort study of ambulance-transported mountain bikers and hikers within Western Australia from 2015 to 2020...
April 18, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38634117/clinico-epidemiological-profile-trends-and-health-related-outcomes-of-snakebite-victims-a-one-year-prospective-study-from-eastern-india
#29
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Shine Stephen, Chitta Ranjan Mohanty, Rakesh Vadakkethil Radhakrishnan, Alwin Issac, Jaison Jacob, Nadiya Krishnan, Vijay Vr, Satyabrata Guru, Ijas Muhammed Shaji, Achala Aggarwal
INTRODUCTION: Snakebite envenomation is a significant life-threatening public health problem in Southeast Asia (SEA). In this region, India reported the largest number of snakebite deaths from 2000 to 2019 (1.2 million), with an average of 58,000 deaths yearly. METHODS: This prospective observational study was carried out among snakebite victims at the emergency department (ED) of a tertiary care public sector hospital in eastern India. RESULTS: A total of 145 cases of venomous snakebite were investigated...
April 18, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38629489/in-reply-to-drs-rousson-hall-and-pasquier
#30
LETTER
Christopher Van Tilburg, Peter Paal, Giacomo Strapazzon, Colin K Grissom, Pascal Haegeli, Natalie Hölzl, Scott McIntosh, Martin Radwin, William Will R Smith, Stephanie Thomas, Bruce Tremper, David Weber, Albert R Wheeler, Ken Zafren, Hermann Brugger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 17, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38620041/an-observational-study-of-patient-characteristics-and-environmental-risk-factors-of-stingray-envenomations-in-san-diego-california
#31
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Christa A Arefieva, Kelly DiLorenzo, Christanne H Coffey
INTRODUCTION: Current literature on stingray envenomations focuses on the incidence, presentation, and complications of these injuries, with some studies providing such data for specific geographic locations. This is the first study to evaluate the influence of environmental factors and human characteristics on stingray envenomation patterns in San Diego, California. METHODS: Incident reports of injuries documented by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department/Lifeguard Division (SDFR-LG) during 2017 were analyzed...
April 15, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38613339/acute-gastroenteritis-outbreak-among-colorado-river-rafters-and-backpackers-in-the-grand-canyon-2022
#32
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Shanna Miko, Laura Calderwood, Ariella P Dale, Ronan F King, Matthew B Maurer, Maria A Said, Marette Gebhardt, Laurie P Dyer, Wendy Maurer, Mary E Wikswo, Sara A Mirza
INTRODUCTION: From April 1 to May 31, 2022, Grand Canyon National Park received increased acute gastroenteritis reports. Pooled portable toilet specimens identified norovirus genogroups I and II. We sought to determine outbreak transmission contributors and individual risk factors while rafting or backpacking in the park. METHODS: Grand Canyon rafters and backpackers were surveyed online from June 13-July 8, 2022, and a Cox proportional hazards model was used to identify predictors associated with illness and adjusted for potential confounding factors...
April 13, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38584421/8th-world-conference-on-mountain-wilderness-medicine-a-view-from-the-ridge
#33
EDITORIAL
George W Rodway
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 7, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38577729/wilderness-medical-society-clinical-practice-guidelines-for-the-prevention-and-treatment-of-frostbite-2024-update
#34
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Scott E McIntosh, Luanne Freer, Colin K Grissom, George W Rodway, Gordon G Giesbrecht, Marion McDevitt, Christopher H Imray, Eric L Johnson, Prativa Pandey, Jennifer Dow, Peter H Hackett
The Wilderness Medical Society convened an expert panel to develop a set of evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and treatment of frostbite. We present a review of pertinent pathophysiology. We then discuss primary and secondary prevention measures and therapeutic management. Recommendations are made regarding each treatment and its role in management. These recommendations are graded on the basis of the quality of supporting evidence and balance between the benefits and risks or burdens for each modality according to methodology stipulated by the American College of Chest Physicians...
April 5, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38549354/in-response-to-oropharyngeal-swelling-and-airway-obstruction-from-environmental-cold-exposure-a-case-report
#35
LETTER
Anju Gupta, Chitta Ranjan Mohanty, Amiya Kumar Barik, Rakesh Vadakkethil Radhakrishnan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 28, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38549350/recommendation-on-the-use-of-the-hope-score-at-the-hospital-for-outcome-prediction-in-critically-buried-hypothermic-avalanche-victims-considered-for-ecls-rewarming
#36
LETTER
Valentin Rousson, Nicolas Hall, Mathieu Pasquier
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 28, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38533541/broadening-perspectives-on-analgesia-in-mass-casualty-incidents-a-response-to-reader-feedback
#37
LETTER
William D Binder, Susanne J Spano
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 27, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38509815/implementing-tourniquet-conversion-guidelines-for-civilian-ems-and-prehospital-organizations-a-case-report-and-review
#38
REVIEW
Colin H Standifird, Sean Kaisler, Hunter Triplett, Michael J Lauria, Andrew D Fisher, Andrew J Harrell, Chelsea C White
Since the first documented use of a tourniquet in 1674, the popularity of tourniquets has waxed and waned. During recent wars and more recently in Emergency Medical Services systems, the tourniquet has been proven to be a valuable tool in the treatment of life-threatening hemorrhage. However, tourniquet use is not without risk, and several studies have demonstrated adverse events and morbidity associated with tourniquet use in the prehospital setting, particularly when left in place for more than 2 h. Consequently, the US military's Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care has recommended guidelines for prehospital tourniquet conversion to reduce the risk of adverse events associated with tourniquets once the initial hemorrhage has been controlled...
March 21, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38497165/in-reply-to-dr-jerome
#39
LETTER
Timothee de Valence, Laurent Suppan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 18, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38465643/delaying-suspension-syndrome-onset-in-aerially-suspended-victims-through-leg-raising
#40
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Sophie B Willihnganz, Zubair Ahmed, Justine J Lee
INTRODUCTION: Suspension syndrome (SS) develops when venous blood pools in extremities of passively suspended individuals, resulting in presyncopal symptoms and potential unconsciousness or death independent of additional injuries. We investigated use of leg raising to delay onset of SS, as it can decrease venous pooling and increase cardiac return and systemic perfusion. METHODS: Participants were suspended in rock climbing harnesses at an indoor climbing wall in a legs-dangling control position or a legs-raised interventional position to compare physiological outcomes between groups...
March 11, 2024: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
journal
journal
32210
2
3
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.

×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"

We want to hear from doctors like you!

Take a second to answer a survey question.