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Hypothermia: Scenarios and Management

Now that you know the signs and symptoms of hypothermia, let’s discuss potential scenarios when hypothermia can set in and how you would manage it in the field. But first, let’s review different ways our body loses heat.  Heat Loss Modalities There are 4 way the body loses heat: Conduction: heat loss by direct contact

Hypothermia Signs and Symptoms

We are back with more on hypothermia. In this post, we will define this condition. We want to give you some basic information on hypothermia. In the next post, we will deal with reacting to hypothermia signs and symptoms. Keep warm, keep active and stay safe! What is hypothermia? Hypothermia is defined as having a

The Adventures of an Expedition Doctor: Q&A with Dr. In-Hei Hahn

Dr. In-Hei Hahn is a world traveler, emergency physician, toxicologist and an outdoor enthusiast. She has practiced medicine on many continents in all kinds of environments and situations. She has provided medical care in The Gobi Desert (in China and Mongolia), Transylvania, the Atacama Desert in Chile and many other adventurous and resource-limited places. We