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PHARM Podcast 149 On the Mountain and in the Air with David Weber

 Weber at 11,200 feet during a Denali rescue patrol this past summer (photo Menno Boermans)


Weber at 11,200 feet during a Denali rescue patrol this past summer (photo Menno Boermans)

Hi folks, this episode I chat to flight medic and Denali park ranger, David Weber. Amongst other great things we talk about, his service in Denali ditched the hard neck collar 5 yrs ago and only use soft collars and vacuum spinal mattress for prehospital spinal care! Ha!

 Weber leading a rope rescue training at 16,200 feet as part of the Nepalese Technical Exchange Program with climbing guides from the Everest region (photo Menno Boermans)


Weber leading a rope rescue training at 16,200 feet as part of the Nepalese Technical Exchange Program with climbing guides from the Everest region (photo Menno Boermans)

Weber monitoring radio communications during a search and rescue mission from the communications tent at 7,200 feet on Denali (photo Menno Boermans)

Weber monitoring radio communications during a search and rescue mission from the communications tent at 7,200 feet on Denali (photo Menno Boermans)

ber during a short haul training evolution from Denali’s 7,200 foot base camp (photo Menno Boermans)

ber during a short haul training evolution from Denali’s 7,200 foot base camp (photo Menno Boermans)

Weber and Dr Katie Russell discuss treatment strategies for a high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) patient being treated in a portable hyperbaric chamber at 14,200 feet on Denali (photo Brian Scheele)

Weber and Dr Katie Russell discuss treatment strategies for a high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) patient being treated in a portable hyperbaric chamber at 14,200 feet on Denali (photo Brian Scheele)

Show notes:
Denali national park blog site
Intermountain Lifeflight

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