Wild Medicine – Cold, injury, and hypothermia

Nov 12 2022
14:30
Ballroom C

Wild Medicine – Cold, injury, and hypothermia

Hypothermia is an insidious culprit behind many outdoor tragedies! Lowering body temperature by a few degrees causes loss of judgment, muscle coordination and motor skills. It’s why many who die wander off trail with a pack full of items that could have saved them. This presentation takes an “in depth” look at the causes of hypothermia, the prevention and treatment of this killer.