Case Studies

Three people cool a person sitting on the ground by creating shade and fanning him

Case Study: Nauseous in the Heat

This case study focuses on how responders must be creative and thoughtful to adapt plans as they care for patients on a wilderness—not city—timeframe.

Two sea kayaks beached on a rocky shore

Case Study: Suspicious Stomach Pain

Five days into sea kayaking with friends in Prince William Sound, Alaska you feel lousy; some diarrhea, some vague abdominal cramping, not much ...

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