Network Five: Environmental Medicine

Network Five: Episode 18Environmental Medicine

Guest Speakers – A/Prof. Andrew Coggins (emergency physician), Dr Scott Squires (emergency physician with the Australian Defence Force), Tim Selvaraj (emergency medicine trainee), Sydney – Australia.

Part 1

In this segment, we discuss heat stroke and exertional hyperthermia, and the effectiveness of various cooling techniques.

Part 2

In this part, we explore injuries encountered during diving, with a particular focus on otology. The interlude will be presented by Dr Scott Squires.

Part 3

In this fascinating segment, we discuss (1) potential use of parachutes in the prevention of death and major trauma when jumping from an aircraft and (2) some pearls of research and study design. The interlude will be presented by A/Prof. Andrew Coggins.

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FACEM in Westmead and Nepean Hospitals in Sydney, Australia. Lead on Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club. I have a special interest in medical education, research and simulation.

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