From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.
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CME available: http://wms.org/members World Congress of Wilderness Medicine registration: http://wms.org/conferences/telluride Wilderness & Environmental Medicine journal online: http://www.wemjournal.org Questions/comments/feedback and/or interest in participating in WEM Live? Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Articles: 1. Outdoor activity and high altitude exposure during pregnancy: a survey of 459 pregnancies Presented by author Linda Keyes, MD Reviewed by Darryl Macias, MD Article DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2016.02.010 2. Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Drowning Presented by authors Justin Sempsrott, MD and Tracy Cushing, MD Reviewed by Jay Gupta, MD Article DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2015.12.019 WMS Practice Guidelines soon to be available on: Wilderness Medicine Magazine: http://www.wms.org/magazine/ Case Reports: 1. Subtle Cognitive Dysfunction in Resolving High Altitude Cerebral Edema Revealed by a Clock Drawing Test 2. Lightning Strike in Pregnancy With Fetal Injury 3. Avalanche Survival After Rescue With the RECCO Rescue System: A Case Report 4. Fatal Honey Poisoning Caused by Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F in Southwest China: A Case Series 5. Corneal Opacity in a Participant of a 161-km Mountain Bike Race at High Altitude 6. Traumatic Amputation of Finger From an Alligator Snapping Turtle Bite 7. Twostriped Walkingstick Targets Human Eye With Chemical Defense Spray 8. First Reported Case of Fatal Stinging by the Large Carpenter Bee Xylocopa tranquebarica 9. Snakebite by the Shore Pit Viper (Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus) Treated With Polyvalent Antivenom 10. Bitten by a Dragon