A hike in the jungle takes an unexpected turn.
In this episode: medical emergencies in austere environments, managing acute pain without medication, and using breath work vs distraction in high stress situations.
Ersatz splint with a pair of Chacos, some old rope, and a torn up aloha shirt. You can see the there is still displacement of the fracture, but blood flow has returned. Prior to reduction, the hand was white, cold, and pulseless
Rescue Helicopter Arrives
Flight Medic ropes In
Medic enters scene.
Carrying Anne back across the stream.
Getting secured into the blue diaper
Post op x rays.
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