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==General==
 
This the main page for the [[GEMC: Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum (Main)|Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum Project's]] '''Environmental Disorders''' section.  For point of care treatment information see the respective category page and non-GEMC notes.
 
This the main page for the [[GEMC: Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum (Main)|Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum Project's]] '''Environmental Disorders''' section.  For point of care treatment information see the respective category page and non-GEMC notes.
  
=Bites and Envenomations: Arthropods, Insects, Spiders, Mammals, Marine Organisms, Reptiles=
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=[[Bites and Stings|Bites and Envenomations]]=
 
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'''[[Bees, Wasps, Ants|Arthropods & Insects]], [[Spider Bites|Spiders]], Mammals, [[Marine Toxins and Envenomations|Marine Organisms]], [[Snake Bites|Reptiles]]'''
  
 
==Book Chapters - Not Open Access==
 
==Book Chapters - Not Open Access==
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==Journal Articles - Open Access==
 
==Journal Articles - Open Access==
*'''Management of simple insect bites: where's the evidence?''' ''Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin'' 2012;50:45-48 doi:10.1136/dtb.2012.04.0099. http://dtb.bmj.com/content/50/4/45.full
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*'''Management of simple insect bites: where's the evidence?''' ''Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin'' 2012;50:45-48 http://dtb.bmj.com/content/50/4/45.full
*Bhattacharjee C, Bradley P, et al. '''Do animals bite more during a full moon? Retrospective observational analysis''' ''BMJ'' 2000; 321 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7276.1559 http://www.bmj.com/content/321/7276/1559
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*Bhattacharjee C, Bradley P, et al. '''Do animals bite more during a full moon? Retrospective observational analysis''' ''BMJ'' 2000; 321 http://www.bmj.com/content/321/7276/1559
*Garbutt, F, and Jenner, R. '''Wound closure in animal bites''' ''Emergency Medicine Journal'' 2004;21:589-590 doi:10.1136/emj.2004.017962. http://emj.bmj.com/content/21/5/589.2.full  
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*Chen E, Hornig S, et al. '''Primary Closure of Mammalian Bites''' ''Academic Emergency Medicine'' 2000;7;2:157-161. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1553-2712.2000.tb00519.x/abstract
*Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM, Banner W, et al.  '''Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United States: results of an evidence-informed consensus workshop''' ''BMC Emergency Medicine'' 2011, 11:2 doi:10.1186/1471-227X-11-2. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-227X/11/2  
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*Garbutt F, and Jenner R. '''Wound closure in animal bites''' ''Emergency Medicine Journal'' 2004;21:589-590 http://emj.bmj.com/content/21/5/589.2.full
*Lewin MR, Bickler P, Heier T, et al. '''Reversal of experimental paralysis in a human by intranasal neostigmine aerosol suggests a novel approach to the early treatment of neurotoxic envenomation''' Clinical Case Reports. 2013 July DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.3. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ccr3.3/full  
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*Harris JB, Goonetilleke A. '''Animal poisons and the nervous system: what the neurologist needs to know''' ''J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry'' 2004;75:iii40-iii46. http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/75/suppl_3/iii40.full
*Malhotra P, Sharma N, et al. '''Fatal acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following treated snake bite in India''' ''Emergency Medicine Journal'' 2005, 22:308-309 doi:10.1136/emj.2004.014431. http://emj.bmj.com/content/22/4/308.full
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*Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM, Banner W, et al.  '''Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United States: results of an evidence-informed consensus workshop''' ''BMC Emergency Medicine'' 2011, 11:2 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-227X/11/2  
*Ozanne-Smith J, Ashby K, and Stathakis VZ. '''Dog bite and injury prevention—analysis, critical review, and research agenda''' ''Injury Prevention'' 2001, 7:321-326 doi:10.1136/ip.7.4.321. http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/7/4/321.full
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*Lewin MR, Bickler P, Heier T, et al. '''Reversal of experimental paralysis in a human by intranasal neostigmine aerosol suggests a novel approach to the early treatment of neurotoxic envenomation''' Clinical Case Reports. 2013;1;1;7-15. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ccr3.3/full  
*Sacks JJ, Kresnow M, Houston B. '''Dog bites: how big a problem?''' ''Injury Prevention'' 1996;2:52-54 doi:10.1136/ip.2.1.52. http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/2/1/52.full.pdf
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*Malhotra P, Sharma N, et al. '''Fatal acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following treated snake bite in India''' ''Emergency Medicine Journal'' 2005, 22:308-309 http://emj.bmj.com/content/22/4/308.full
*Smith MR, Walker A, Brenchley J. '''Barking up the wrong tree? A survey of dog bite wound management''' ''Emergency Medicine Journal'' 2003;20:253-255 doi:10.1136/emj.20.3.253. http://emj.bmj.com/content/20/3/253.full
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*Ozanne-Smith J, Ashby K, and Stathakis VZ. '''Dog bite and injury prevention—analysis, critical review, and research agenda''' ''Injury Prevention'' 2001, 7:321-326 http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/7/4/321.full
*Thong, BY. Barkham, TMS. '''Suppurative polyarthritis following a rat bite''' ''Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases'' 2003;62:805-806 doi:10.1136/ard.62.9.805. http://ard.bmj.com/content/62/9/805.full
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*Raj N, Nayar R, et al. '''Once bitten, twice shy!''' ''Annals of Rheumatic Diseases'' 2000;59:684-687 http://ard.bmj.com/content/59/9/684.full
*Warrell DA. '''Treatment of bites by adders and exotic venomous snakes''' ''BMJ'' 2005; 331 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7527.1244. http://www.bmj.com/content/331/7527/1244
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*Sacks JJ, Kresnow M, Houston B. '''Dog bites: how big a problem?''' ''Injury Prevention'' 1996;2:52-54 http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/2/1/52.full.pdf
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*Smith MR, Walker A, Brenchley J. '''Barking up the wrong tree? A survey of dog bite wound management''' ''Emergency Medicine Journal'' 2003;20:253-255 http://emj.bmj.com/content/20/3/253.full
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*Thong BY. Barkham TMS. '''Suppurative polyarthritis following a rat bite''' ''Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases'' 2003;62:805-806 http://ard.bmj.com/content/62/9/805.full
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*Warrell DA. '''Treatment of bites by adders and exotic venomous snakes''' ''BMJ'' 2005; 331 http://www.bmj.com/content/331/7527/1244
  
 
==Blogs and Websites==
 
==Blogs and Websites==
 
*'''Mammal Bites:Answers''' EM Lyceum. July 2011. http://emlyceum.com/2011/07/27/mammal-bites-answers/
 
*'''Mammal Bites:Answers''' EM Lyceum. July 2011. http://emlyceum.com/2011/07/27/mammal-bites-answers/
*Terry P. '''Antibiotics in non venomous snake bite.''' BestBETs. Alexander M. Last Modified: March 2002. http://bestbets.org/bets/bet.php?id=155
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*'''Venomous Animal Injuries''' Crashing Patient. http://crashingpatient.com/toxicology/venomous-animal-injuries.htm/
*Rosengren D. '''What is the dose of Australian snake antivenom?''' Adventure Medicine. Sep 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/09/dose-of-australian-snake-antivenom/  
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*Cadogan M. '''Top 12 deadly dangerous snakes''' Life in the Fast Lane. Nov 2008. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/top-12-deadliest-snakes/
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*George J. '''A pitbull of the marine ecosystem, or just misunderstood''' The EMBER Project. Aug 2012. http://emberproject.org/2012/08/08/a-pitbull-of-the-marine-ecosystem-or-just-misunderstood/
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*Gussow L. '''Brown recluse spider bite or MRSA: an important differential diagnosis?''' The Poison Review. Feb 2011. http://www.thepoisonreview.com/2011/02/03/2418/
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*Gussow L. '''Case report: Wolf Spider Bite''' The Poison Review. April 2012. http://www.thepoisonreview.com/2012/04/03/case-report-wolf-spider-bite/
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*Gussow L. '''Rapidly progressive, fatal sequelae of brown recluse spider bite: case report''' The Poison Review. Oct 2012. http://www.thepoisonreview.com/2012/10/17/rapidly-progressive-fatal-sequelae-of-brown-recluse-spider-bite-case-report/
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*Gussow L. '''Review article: Spider Bite''' The Poison Review. Dec 2012. http://www.thepoisonreview.com/2011/12/22/review-article-spider-bite/
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*Hensley J. '''Stop peeing on it!''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.com/stop-peeing-on-it
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*Hensley J. '''Along came a spider.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.com/along-came-spider
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*Hensley J. '''And now for something completely different.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.com/and-now-for-something-completely
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*Hensley J. '''See you later, alligator.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.com/see-you-later-alligator
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*Iqbal T. '''Antibiotics in cat bites.''' BestBETs. Foex B. Last Modified: Oct 2008. http://bestbets.org/bets/bet.php?id=1021
 
*Levine M. '''New snakebite recs from an unlikely source.''' Emergency Physicians Monthly. Oct 2011. http://www.epmonthly.com/subspecialties/toxicology/new-snakebite-recs-from-an-unlikely-source/
 
*Levine M. '''New snakebite recs from an unlikely source.''' Emergency Physicians Monthly. Oct 2011. http://www.epmonthly.com/subspecialties/toxicology/new-snakebite-recs-from-an-unlikely-source/
 
*Rosengren D. '''ACEM Winter Symposium-Irukandji''' Adventure Medicine. Aug 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/08/acem-winter-symposium-irukandji/
 
*Rosengren D. '''ACEM Winter Symposium-Irukandji''' Adventure Medicine. Aug 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/08/acem-winter-symposium-irukandji/
 
*Rosengren D. '''ACEM Winter Symposium-Box Jellyfish''' Adventure Medicine. Aug 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/08/acem-winter-symosium-box-jellyfish-update/  
 
*Rosengren D. '''ACEM Winter Symposium-Box Jellyfish''' Adventure Medicine. Aug 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/08/acem-winter-symosium-box-jellyfish-update/  
*Hensley J. '''Stop peeing on it!''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.blogspot.com/2013/08/stop-peeing-on-it.html
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*Rosengren D. '''What is the dose of Australian snake antivenom?''' Adventure Medicine. Sep 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/09/dose-of-australian-snake-antivenom/  
*Hensley J. '''Along came a spider.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.blogspot.com/2013/08/along-came-spider.html
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*Terry P. '''Antibiotics in non venomous snake bite.''' BestBETs. Alexander M. Last Modified: March 2002. http://bestbets.org/bets/bet.php?id=155
*Hensley J. '''And now for something completely different.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.blogspot.com/2013/08/and-now-for-something-completely.html
 
*Hensley J. '''See you later, alligator.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2013. http://ebmgonewild.blogspot.com/2013/08/see-you-later-alligator.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
==Slide Sets==
 
==Slide Sets==
 
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==Journal Articles - Open Access==
 
==Journal Articles - Open Access==
*Ahlen, C, Iverson J, et al. '''Diver’s hand: a skin disorder common in occupational saturation diving''' ''Occupational and Environmental Medicine'' 1998;55:141-143 doi:10.1136/oem.55.2.141. http://oem.bmj.com/content/55/2/141.abstract
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*Ahlen C, Iverson J, et al. '''Diver’s hand: a skin disorder common in occupational saturation diving''' ''Occupational and Environmental Medicine'' 1998;55:141-143 http://oem.bmj.com/content/55/2/141.abstract
*Hsu YL, Wang HC, and Yang PC. '''Desbaric air embolism during diving: an unusual complication of Osler-Weber-Rendu disease''' ''British Journal of Sports Medicine'' 2004;38:e6 doi:10.1136/bjsm.2002.004432. http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/38/4/e6.full
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*Doolette DJ, and Gorman DF. '''Evaluation of decompression safety in an occupational diving group using self reported diving exposure and health status''' ''Occupational and Environmental Medicine'' 2003;60:418-422 http://oem.bmj.com/content/60/6/418.full
*Levett DZH, and Millar IL. '''Bubble trouble: a review of diving physiology and disease''' ''Postgraduate Medical Journal'' 2008;84:571-578 doi:10.1136/pgmj.2008.068320. http://pmj.bmj.com/content/84/997/571.full
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*Hsu YL, Wang HC, and Yang PC. '''Desbaric air embolism during diving: an unusual complication of Osler-Weber-Rendu disease''' ''British Journal of Sports Medicine'' 2004;38:e6 http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/38/4/e6.full
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*Golding FC, Griffiths P, et al. '''Decompression Sickness during Construction of the Dartford Tunnel''' ''British Journal of Industrial Medicine'' 1960;17:167-180. http://oem.bmj.com/content/17/3/167.abstract
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*Levett DZH, and Millar IL. '''Bubble trouble: a review of diving physiology and disease''' ''Postgraduate Medical Journal'' 2008;84:571-578 http://pmj.bmj.com/content/84/997/571.full
 
*Raymond LW. '''Pulmonary barotrauma and related events in divers''' ''Chest'' 1995;107:1648-52. http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/data/Journals/CHEST/21715/1648.pdf
 
*Raymond LW. '''Pulmonary barotrauma and related events in divers''' ''Chest'' 1995;107:1648-52. http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/data/Journals/CHEST/21715/1648.pdf
 
*Russi EW. '''Diving and the risk of barotrauma''' ''Thorax'' 1998;53:S20-S24 doi:10.1136/thx.53.2008.S20. http://thorax.bmj.com/content/53/suppl_2/S20.abstract
 
*Russi EW. '''Diving and the risk of barotrauma''' ''Thorax'' 1998;53:S20-S24 doi:10.1136/thx.53.2008.S20. http://thorax.bmj.com/content/53/suppl_2/S20.abstract
 
*Tetzlaff K, Reuter M, et al. '''Risk Factors for Pulmonary Barotrauma in Divers''' ''Chest'' 1197;112:654-59. http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/data/Journals/CHEST/21750/654.pdf
 
*Tetzlaff K, Reuter M, et al. '''Risk Factors for Pulmonary Barotrauma in Divers''' ''Chest'' 1197;112:654-59. http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/data/Journals/CHEST/21750/654.pdf
 
*Unsworth IP. '''Pulmonary barotrauma in a hyperbaric chamber''' ''Anaesthesia'' 1973;28:675-678. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2044.1973.tb00555.x/pdf
 
*Unsworth IP. '''Pulmonary barotrauma in a hyperbaric chamber''' ''Anaesthesia'' 1973;28:675-678. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2044.1973.tb00555.x/pdf
*Whelan TR. '''Facial nerve palsy associated with underwater barotrauma''' ''Postgraduate Medical Journal'' 1990;66:465-466 doi:10.1136/pgmj.66.776.465. http://pmj.bmj.com/content/66/776/465.abstract
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*Whelan TR. '''Facial nerve palsy associated with underwater barotrauma''' ''Postgraduate Medical Journal'' 1990;66:465-466 http://pmj.bmj.com/content/66/776/465.abstract
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==Blogs and Websites==
 
==Blogs and Websites==
*'''Best Practice:Dysbarism''' ''BMJ'' Aug 2013. http://us.bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/monograph/1005.html
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*'''Decompression Sickness''' Life in the Fast Lane: Critical Care Compedium. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/education/ccc/decompression-sickness/
 
*Maini A. '''Dysbarism Made Easy...''' ''ED Trauma Critical Care'' Jan 2012. http://www.edtcc.com/blog/2012/1/21/dysbarism-made-easy.html
 
*Maini A. '''Dysbarism Made Easy...''' ''ED Trauma Critical Care'' Jan 2012. http://www.edtcc.com/blog/2012/1/21/dysbarism-made-easy.html
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==Slide Sets==
 
==Slide Sets==
 
*Arora, S. '''Dysbarism''' Jan 2013. http://www.intensivecarenetwork.com/index.php/icn-activities/icn-podcasts/455-59-sumesh-arora-on-dysbarism
 
*Arora, S. '''Dysbarism''' Jan 2013. http://www.intensivecarenetwork.com/index.php/icn-activities/icn-podcasts/455-59-sumesh-arora-on-dysbarism
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==Blogs and Websites==
 
==Blogs and Websites==
*Nickson C. '''Lightning Injury.''' Life in the Fast Lane.  http://lifeinthefastlane.com/education/ccc/lightning-injury/ Last accessed Sept 2013.
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*'''Lightning Injuries.''' WikEM. Last modified 16 Oct 2011. http://www.wikem.org/wiki/Lightning_Injuries
*'''Lightning Injuries.''' WikEM. Last modified 16 Oct 2011. http://www.wikem.org/wiki/Lightning_Injuries Last accessed Sept 2013.
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*'''Lightning Injury.''' Life in the Fast Lane: Critical Care Compendium. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/education/ccc/lightning-injury/  
*Rothwell S. '''Lightning Injuries''' Adventure Medicine. Sept 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/09/lightning-injuries/ Last accessed Sept 2013.
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*Hensley J. '''What? I can't hear you!''' EBM Gone Wild. Sept 2013. http://ebmgonewild.com/what-i-cant-hear-you
*Hensley J. '''What? I can't hear you!''' EBM Gone Wild. Sept 2013. http://ebmgonewild.blogspot.com/2013/09/what-i-cant-hear-you.html Last accessed Sept 2013.
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*Rothwell S. '''Lightning Injuries''' Adventure Medicine. Sept 2012. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2012/09/lightning-injuries/
  
 
==Slide Sets==
 
==Slide Sets==
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=High-Altitude Illness: Acute Mountain Sickness, Barotrauma of Ascent, High-Altitude Cerebral Edema, High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema=
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=[[High Altitude Medicine|High-Altitude Medicine]]=
 
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'''[[Acute Mountain Sickness|Acute Mountain Sickness]], Barotrauma of Ascent, [[High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)|High-Altitude Cerebral Edema]], [[High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)|High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema]]'''
 
==Book Chapters - Not Open Access==
 
==Book Chapters - Not Open Access==
 
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==Journal Articles - Open Access==
 
==Journal Articles - Open Access==
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*Austin D, Sleigh J. '''Prediction of Acute Mountain Sickness''' ''BMJ'' 1995;311:989 http://www.bmj.com/content/311/7011/989
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*Bellis F. '''Acute Mountain Sickness: an unexpected management problem''' ''British Journal of Sports Medicine'' 2002;36:147 http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/36/2/147.full
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*Dumont L, Mardisoff C, Tramer MR. '''Efficacy and harm of pharmacological prevention of acute mountain sickness: quantitative systematic review''' ''BMJ'' 2000;321:267 http://www.bmj.com/content/321/7256/267
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*Harrison MF, Anderson PJ, et al. '''Physiological variables associated with the development of acute mountain sickness at the South Pole''' ''BMJ Open'' 2013;3:e003064 http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/7/e003064.full
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*Imray C, Booth A, et al. '''Acute altitude illness''' ''BMJ'' 2011;343:d4943 http://www.bmj.com/content/343/bmj.d4943
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*Keller HR, Maggiorini M, et al. '''Simulated descent v dexamethasone in treatment of acute mountain sickness: a randomised trial''' ''BMJ'' 1995;310:1232 http://www.bmj.com/content/310/6989/1232
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*Low E, Avery A, et al. '''Identifying the lowest effective dose of acetazolamide for the prophylaxis of acute mountain sickness: systematic review and meta-analysis''' ''BMJ'' 2012;345:e6779 http://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e6779
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*Maggiorini M, Bartsch P, and Oelz O. '''Association between raised body temperature and acute mountain sickness: cross sectional study''' ''BMJ'' 1997;315:403 http://www.bmj.com/content/315/7105/403
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*Milledge JS. '''Acute Mountain Sickness''' ''Thorax'' 1983;38:641-645 http://thorax.bmj.com/content/38/9/641.full
  
 
==Blogs and Websites==
 
==Blogs and Websites==
*Hensley J. '''The brain wants oxygen.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2012. http://ebmgonewild.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-brain-wants-oxygen.html Last accessed Sept 2013.
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*'''High Altitude Illness''' Life in the Fast Lane: Critical Care Compendium http://lifeinthefastlane.com/education/ccc/high-altitude-illness/
*Hensley J. '''Climbing? Trouble sleeping?''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2012. http://ebmgonewild.blogspot.com/2013/08/climbing-trouble-sleeping.html Last accessed Sept 2013.
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*'''High Altitude Medicine''' Crashing Patient. http://crashingpatient.com/environmental/high-altitude-medicine.htm/
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*Hensley J. '''The brain wants oxygen.''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2012. http://ebmgonewild.com/the-brain-wants-oxygen/
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*Hensley J. '''Climbing? Trouble sleeping?''' EBM Gone Wild. Aug 2012. http://ebmgonewild.com/climbing-trouble-sleeping/
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*Maini A. '''High Altitude Illness-Revision Notes''' ED Trauma Critical Care. Jan 2012. http://www.edtcc.com/blog/2012/1/22/high-altitude-illness-revision-notes.html
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*Rosengren D. '''Does Ibuprofen protect against Acute Mountain Sickness?''' Adventure Medicine. Jan 2013. http://www.adventuremedicine.net/2013/01/does-ibuprofen-protect-against-acute-mountain-sickness/
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*Rothwell S. '''High Altitude Illness''' Life in the Fast Lane. June 2010. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/high-altitude-illness/
  
 
==Slide Sets==
 
==Slide Sets==
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==Journal Articles - Open Access==
 
==Journal Articles - Open Access==
*Woo E, Lee JW, Hur G, et al. '''Proposed Treatment Protocol for Frostbite: A Retrospective Analysis of 17 Cases Based on a 3-Year Single-Institution Experience''' ''Arch Plast Surg'' 2013 Sep;40(5):510-516. Published online 2013 September 13. http://e-aps.org/DOIx.php?id=10.5999/aps.2013.40.5.510 Last accessed Oct 2013.
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*Biem J, Koehncke N, et al. '''Out of the cold: management of hypothermia and frostbite''' ''CMAJ'' 2003;168;3:305-311 http://www.cmaj.ca/content/168/3/305.full
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*Graham CA, Stevenson J. '''Frozen chips: an unusual cause of severe frostbite injury''' ''British Journal of Sports Medicine'' 2000;34:382-383 http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/34/5/382.full
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*Harirchi I, Arvin A, et al. '''Frostbite: incidence and predisposing factors in mountaineers''' ''British Journal of Sports Medicine'' 2005;39:898-901 http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/39/12/898.full
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*Woo E, Lee JW, Hur G, et al. '''Proposed Treatment Protocol for Frostbite: A Retrospective Analysis of 17 Cases Based on a 3-Year Single-Institution Experience''' ''Arch Plast Surg'' 2013 Sep;40(5):510-516. http://e-aps.org/DOIx.php?id=10.5999/aps.2013.40.5.510
  
 
==Blogs and Websites==
 
==Blogs and Websites==
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*'''Accidental Hypothermia''' Crashing Patient. http://crashingpatient.com/environmental/accidental-hypothermia.htm/
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*[http://emcrit.org/podcasts/severe-accidental-hypothermia/ EMCrit - Accidental Hypothermia]]
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*'''Frostbite and Cold Injuries''' Crashing Patient. http://crashingpatient.com/environmental/frostbite-cold-injuries.htm/
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*Burns E. '''ECG Basics: Hypothermia''' Life in the Fast Lane. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/ecg-library/basics/hypothermia/
 
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==Podcasts==
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*Weingart S. '''Podcast 66-...Until they are warm and dead: Severe Accidental Hypothermia''' 2012. http://emcrit.org/podcasts/severe-accidental-hypothermia/ (20m54s)
  
 
==Videos==
 
==Videos==
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==Other Resources==
 
==Other Resources==
 
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==See Also==
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*[[GEMC: Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum (Main)]]
  
 
[[Category:GEMC]]
 
[[Category:GEMC]]
[[Category:Environ]]
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[[Category:Environmental]]

Latest revision as of 03:07, 31 December 2016

Contents

General

This the main page for the Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum Project's Environmental Disorders section. For point of care treatment information see the respective category page and non-GEMC notes.

Bites and Envenomations

Arthropods & Insects, Spiders, Mammals, Marine Organisms, Reptiles

Book Chapters - Not Open Access

Journal Articles - Open Access

Blogs and Websites

Slide Sets

Podcasts

Videos

Other Resources

Dysbarism: Air Embolism, Barotrauma, Decompression Syndrome

Book Chapters - Not Open Access

Journal Articles - Open Access

Blogs and Websites

Slide Sets

Podcasts

Videos

Other Resources

Electrical Injury / Lightning

Book Chapters - Not Open Access

Journal Articles - Open Access

Blogs and Websites

Slide Sets

Podcasts

Videos

Other Resources

High-Altitude Medicine

Acute Mountain Sickness, Barotrauma of Ascent, High-Altitude Cerebral Edema, High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema

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Submersion Incidents: Cold Water Immersion, Near drowning

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  • • Schmidt A. Drowning: Critical Points for Care in the Field. 2013. Social Media and Critical Care. Accessed 19 Aug 2013. http://vimeo.com/57826732 (6m41s).

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Temperature-Related Illness: Heat Exhaustion, Heat stroke

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Temperature-Related Illness: Frostbite, Hypothermia

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  • • Oosterloo M. Dead cold, winter can be murder. 2013. Social Media and Critical Care. Accessed 19 Aug 2013. http://vimeo.com/57872537 (6m24s).

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Radiation Emergencies

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See Also