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SisterShip – Please Don’t Do That! – Seizures

When I was working as an ER nurse, I was always bucking to have a bright red “hot phone” installed in the department for anyone who was thinking of doing something dodgy. You call me and I’ll tell you what I think. Very often I would have to say “Please Don’t Do That!”. In the world of offshore medicine, I am asked questions that make the words “Please Don’t Do That!” spring forth again.

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WoodenBoat – Medical Kit

WoodenBoat magazine-a beautiful publication for lovers of wooden boats, wooden boat owners and builders-has a tear-out section called Getting Started In Boats. In issue #268 May/June 2019 I wrote the GSIB section about building your own onboard medical kit. It was hand illustrated by Jan Adkins and is absolutely gorgeous.

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SisterShip – Please Don’t Do That! – Jellyfish

When I was working as an ER nurse, I was always bucking to have a bright red “hot phone” installed in the department for anyone who was thinking of doing something dodgy. You call me and I’ll tell you what I think. Very often I would have to say “Please Don’t Do That!”. In the world of offshore medicine, I am asked questions that make the words “Please Don’t Do That!” spring forth again.

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SpinSheet – Onboard Medical Kit

SpinSheet magazine, a wonderful publication dedicated to sailing on the Chesapeake, did a three-part safety series. For the final installment, “Your Onboard Medical Kit-Updating It For Sailing Season”,  they interviewed me for my thoughts on the subject.

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Harken Video Series

I teamed up with Harken to create a series of educational videos for the Harken Blockheads youth sailing program. Though they were created for youth sailors, the information applies to everyone, the young and the young at heart.

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Sailing Scuttlebutt – Avoid Draining Your Tank

Sailing Scuttlebutt, one of the oldest and most read digital-only sailing publications picked up our Harken Blockheads Hydration video and captioned it “Avoid Draining Your Tank”! Special thank you to editor Craig Leweck. We’re famous!

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South Shore Yacht Club – Compass Newsletter

An event at SSYC brought the handling of medical emergencies at the Club into the spotlight as well as the existing medical kit. I’m thrilled and privileged to be appointed as Fleet Surgeon going forward.

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