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Fractured Ribs While On An Adventure

Fractured Ribs While On An Adventure

Some of you may know that I had the fortune/misfortune of being a nurse on cruise ships! Good and bad; what an adventure every single day was there.  At every port, folks piled off the ships and headed out to do all sorts of adventures; some of which they really should not have been doing.  But that is living life, right?  No judgement here.

One particular port day, a middle-aged woman came walking into the medical clinic, and the second I saw her I knew she was in trouble.  Continue reading Fractured Ribs While On An Adventure

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C-Spine Precautions – How To Stabilize A Neck

C-Spine Precautions – It is a big fear, even if only in the very back of our minds, for adventurers, to have a big fall or injury that makes it necessary to take what the medical profession calls C-Spine precautions.  For those that do not know exactly what that is, let me give you a better understanding of this important topic. Continue reading C-Spine Precautions – How To Stabilize A Neck

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Pill Pockets For Dogs ~ A Must Have Recipe If Giving Several Pills A Day

Pill Pockets For Dogs – Why do we need pill pockets? If you were not already aware, Hendrix has been taken out of commission for the summer hiking season, with a torn ACL.  Surgery was necessary and we are now home, in the recovery phase.  To ensure the best possible outcome, Continue reading Pill Pockets For Dogs ~ A Must Have Recipe If Giving Several Pills A Day

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