Anaphylaxis

EpiPens are used in severe cases of anaphylaxis. So what is anaphylaxis? Merriam-Websters Dictionary defines anaphylaxis as “hypersensitivity (as to foreign proteins or drugs) resulting from sensitization following prior contact with the causative agent”. All that really means is it…

MedAlert

A key thing to be aware of when providing care is allergies, as well as any preexisting medical conditions. If you are providing care for someone you know or someone who is in a group with you, chances are you…

Defining Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness medicine is a topic with a wide variety of definitions, often causing confusion amongst those who practice wilderness medicine. Some say wilderness medicine is any medical care provided more than 24 hours from definitive care. That is way off…