In this episode Dennis talks with Brett and Sean about the Combat Medic Arctic Course based in Alaska, the Siberia Drill and other lessons learned from working in extremely low
temps. They also discuss the unique challenges and considerations involved in providing medical care in extreme cold weather conditions. They cover topics such as hypothermia, frostbite, cold injuries, and equipment and supplies needed for arctic operations. They also provide tips and resources for medical personnel preparing for arctic deployments.
Lessons Learned coming out of the Combat Medic Arctic Course in Alaska!Tweet
I find it similar to treating a CBRN patient or in confined space. Move the patient to a location you can do definitive patient care, off the X.
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