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2008 Expedition Medicine Conference (part 1) by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was lucky enough to attend the ExpedMed 2008 conference on Expedition Medicine, in Washington, DC. I found this to be one of the coolest experiences I could ever imagi ... Read on »
A difficult Airway by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This video was sent to me from a friend with a question about how would I manage this poor kid’s airway. A firecracker exploded in his mouth and obviously caused a lot ... Read on »
Abnormal EKG in rural setting by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine While this was not my personal patient, it came from a very good friend. This was at a facility I used to work at and I thought it made a great case for discussion. ... Read on »
About Adventure Doc by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is a blog to link with my website: www.AdventureDoc.org Filed under: Websites | Tagged: adventure doc, adventure doc website, adventuredoc This is a blo ... Read on »
Acetazolamide doses by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dosage of Acetazolamide for AMS Prophylaxis I got a pretty heated e-mail about my advice to use a 125 mg BID (twice per day) dose of acetazolamide for AMS prevention. ... Read on »
Adventure Doc Talks: Travel and Expedition Medicine Videos by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Adventure Doc Talks: Travel and Expedition Medicine Video Series I am very excited about the new Adventure Doc project called “ Adventure Doc Talks “.  ... Read on »
Adventure Doc: Weekly on Expedition and Travel Medicine by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We have recently been experimenting with publishing our own weekly newsletter on travel and expedition medicine. We are publishing it via twitter, as well. Too foll ... Read on »
Adventure Medicine Magazine by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I wanted to make sure this wonderful new resource is getting some attention: Adventure Medic is a new on-line magazine dedicated to the exciting world of medicine ... Read on »
Aedes Aegypti in Portugal by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine EuroSurveillance had a good article released about the increase in Aedes mosquitoes in Madeira, Portugal. This is of importance beacuse the species of mosquito is known ... Read on »
Aero-Medical Retrieval Education by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have been fortunate enough to make some amazing and talented new friends on this trip to Australia and one of them happens to be an expert on Pre-Hospital and A ... Read on »
African Sleeping Sickness by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A recent post looked at the need for an improvement in the treatment of African Trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness.    Basics: Also known a ... Read on »
Amazon Medical Adventures by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine AmazonPromise.org in Peru I received an e-mail from one of the physicians at www.AmazonPromise.org about their wonderful opportunities for volunteer work in the A ... Read on »
Amazon Promise and Medical Expedition to South America! by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The group over at www.AmazonPromise.org really does some amazing work.  Not only do they offer wonderful opportunities for medical care to their remote patients but their medi ... Read on »
Amazon Promise and Medical Expedition to South America! by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The group over at www.AmazonPromise.org really does some amazing work.  Not only do they offer wonderful opportunities for medical care to their remote patients b ... Read on »
Amebiasis and Travel by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine CDC dpdx We have decided to start using some of the work that has been put into some of our education modules, traveler/patient hand-outs and internal train ... Read on »
Anascorp and Scorpion Stings in Arizona by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Photo: Musides The other day while working in the Emergency Room I was able to see the anti-venom Anascorp administered for the first time.  The patient ... Read on »
Angola Mystery Illness Update by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The WHO released a statement of findings about the mysterious illness in Angloa. According to WHO, there are high levels of Bromide in patients plasma samples. As of 1 ... Read on »
Ankle Injuries in the Backcountry by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Most people wouldn’t be surprised that the ankle injuries are some of the more common things that ruin a good hiking trip. Drs. Townes and Hung wrote a very interesting ... Read on »
Antarctic Cruise Ship Rescue by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A cruise ship in the antarctic ran into some trouble and is sinking according to this article from the AP. Apparently, there is a hole the size of a fist and some hul ... Read on »