Tag Archives: Global Rescue

Hunt Doctors – A Critical Need For Medical Assistance On Kodiak Island, Alaska

Global Rescue member and SCI Vice President Don Detwiler was hunting deer on Kodiak Island, Alaska when his blood pressure spiked.  Detwiler immediately suspected he knew what had happened. Continue reading Hunt Doctors – A Critical Need For Medical Assistance On Kodiak Island, Alaska

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Hunt Doctor – Close Call In The Canadian Rockies

Global Rescue member Steven Huskey was on a hunting trip to the Canadian Rockies when suddenly things went very, very wrong. Continue reading Hunt Doctor – Close Call In The Canadian Rockies

Hunt Doctors – Altitude Sickness: Life-Saving Tips For Climbers

Be informed and prepared before your next high altitude hunt!

As another Himalayan climbing season begins in earnest, Global Rescue has some information to share that should help our members deal with altitude sickness. Global Rescue Associate Medical Director Eric Johnson, MD, has been practicing high Continue reading Hunt Doctors – Altitude Sickness: Life-Saving Tips For Climbers

Zika: What You Need To Know

This year, a small annoyance – the mosquito – has become a tiny menace. The Zika virus has traveled from Uganda to South America, and finally north into the United States. It poses a threat to anyone who is bitten by an infected mosquito – or anyone who comes in contact with a bite victim. Continue reading Zika: What You Need To Know