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Survival Medicine Hour: Injuries Incurred in Disasters, Casts, More

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A friend recently asked us to write about injuries that might be incurred in an earthquake scenario in the Pacific Northwest, so we decided to do a show on the various kinds of wounds you can expect in any major disaster, from a mudslide to a tornado to a major seismic event. Joe Alton MD recounts an incredible survival story of a woman who lived for a week at the bottom of a 200 foot cliff after running her car off it(!), and he and Amy Alton ARNP discuss everything from bleeding wounds, crush injuries, orthopedic damage, and much more, including basics on how to place a cast!

All this and much more in this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy!

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