Tag Archives: medical emergencies

Hunt Doctors – Recovery From An Eye Injury In Zimbabwe


For the first time in their extensive travels, Lorne and Mary Liechty purchased a Global Rescue membership. For the first time, they needed it. On only his second day in Zimbabwe, Lorne found himself with an eye irritant that felt as if someone had stuck a needle in his eye. Four hours from the nearest medical facility, Mary turned to Global Rescue. Continue reading Hunt Doctors – Recovery From An Eye Injury In Zimbabwe

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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

Gored By A Cape Buffalo!


cape-buffalo-021213Walking through the Tsitsingombe River Valley in Zimbabwe four years ago, Angie Heister had no idea that her life was about to change dramatically. Angie and her husband were 10 days into their trip. Continue reading Gored By A Cape Buffalo!

Acclimatization for High-Altitude Hunts


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Join Dr. J. Y. Jones while you’re at the 2014 SCI Convention for this seminar covering the importance of physical training before a hunt at high altitude, altitude adaptions regimens before and during the hunt, medications (type and dosages) to prevent and treat altitude sickness, assessing the individual’s risk of altitude-related problems, and special requirements for hunters with certain medical conditions.  This will be the last year Dr. Jones will be offering this particular seminar.

 

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