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Expedition Medicine Classes by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I got an e-mail about a great website and even better courses in expedition medicine. Check out their website here: ExpeditionMedicine.co.uk This group is UK based ... Read on »
Expedition Medicine Conference by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Check this out: Expedition Medicine Conference September 2-6, 2008 After that…Check out Adventure Doc Wilderness Medicine Page Filed under: Conferences and Co ... Read on »
Expedition Medicine Conference by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I finalized my reservations for the upcoming Expedition Medicine Conference, in September 2008, at Washington D.C! I am very excited about attending and it looks to b ... Read on »
Expedition Medicine Conference by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I just returned from ExpedMed.com and their National conference in Washington, DC. Wow! I have a lot more information on the amazing speakers, the topics and the experie ... Read on »
Expedition Medicine: July 5th round-up by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am very excited to say that I am a now a resident of Arizona!  I have survived the move from Chicago and am now back home in Tucson.  I have also been spending a lot of time ... Read on »
Expedition Medicine: July 5th round-up by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am very excited to say that I am a now a resident of Arizona!  I have survived the move from Chicago and am now back home in Tucson.  I have also been spending ... Read on »
ExpedMed Conference April 2009, San Diego by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dr. Bledsoe and the team at ExpedMed are gearing up for their next conference, April 1-4, 2009 in San Diego.  I was lucky enough to attend their last event, in Washington, DC ... Read on »
ExpedMed goes to Kilimanjaro and San Diego by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The crew over at www.ExpedMed.com have been busy lately! All the excitement of the Expedition Medicine conference has barely died down, for me, and they have just finish ... Read on »
Explorers Web: Good Stuff! by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine www.ExplorersWeb.com is a website I have been subscribing to for a while now. If you have never been there, it is pretty amazing. The page is about all types of expediti ... Read on »
Extubation in remote locations by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In keeping with the airway ideas today, I recently saw this awesome piece of information through #foamed (free open access medical education) on Twitter. Reposted by t ... Read on »
Family Lost while Looking for Christmas Tree by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A family who was hiking together, trying to find a christmas tree, became lost and had to sleep out in a snowstorm. The article from SFGate coverd the story well. The ... Read on »
Family Medicine Resident Conference: Global Health by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A great new conference is on the horizon. The American Academy of Family Physicians annual resident and medical student conference, July 30th-August 2nd in Kansas City, ... Read on »
Fatal Trypanosomiasis in Serengeti by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The ISTM/Geo Sentinel has a news release about a fatal case of African Trypanosomiasis in a tourist traveling through the Serengeti. The victim was dead 6 days after bei ... Read on »
Fiji Tourist Problems by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Caution should be used when traveling in Fiji, especially in the capital of Suva.  According to the UK Foreign/Common Wealth Office, there are some reports of military c ... Read on »
Filariasis basics for travelers by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Condition: Infection by a parasitic worm that often causes lymph-edema in the lower extremities Infectious Agent: Lymphatic filariasis is caused by Wuchereria ... Read on »
Finger Thoracostomy and Pneumothorax by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I recently saw this great post on “ The Trauma Professional’s Blog ” looking at finger thoracostomy. This article does a great job of looking at the reason’s for a ... Read on »
Fluid Replacement Guidelines in Hot Weather by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The article addresses several areas that were previously unanswered such as overhydration, electrolyte imbalance, type of clothing and gear and practicality. ... Read on »
Flying Samaritans Baja, Mexico Trip by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Unloading in El Rosario, Baja Mexico Last week I had the opportunity to travel with the Flying Samaritans to one of the medical clinics they staff, in Baj ... Read on »
Flying Samaritans Clinic in Baja, Mexico by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I recently returned from my first trip with the Flying Samaritans to one of their medical clinics in Baja, Mexico.  I could not have imagined a more amazing exper ... Read on »
Flying samaritans crash and clinic suspension by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Just received this email about our Tucson chapter of Flying Sam’s service to baja Mexico! Best wishes to the families of the providers who went down providing free ... Read on »