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Myth Busting: Treating Burns

Myth Busting: Treating Burns

Over the past year, I’ve been writing a regular column for SisterShip Magazine. It’s a fun format where I take a medical myth and bust it wide open, replacing misinformation with the real thing. My goal, as always, is to educate boaters on handling medical emergencies on the water in a quirky and entertaining way. Please join me for the fourth installment where we talk about burns. When I was working in the ER, I was always joshing that I wanted to have a bright red “hot phone” installed in the department for anyone thinking of doing something that they…

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Myth Busting: How to Treat a Nosebleed

Myth Busting: How to Treat a Nosebleed

May 2, 2020

Over the past year, I’ve been writing a regular column for SisterShip Magazine. It’s a fun format where I take a medical myth and bust it wide open, replacing misinformation with…

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Myth Busting: Treating Seizures

Myth Busting: Treating Seizures

March 2, 2020

Over the past year, I’ve been writing a regular column for SisterShip Magazine. It’s a fun format where I take a medical myth and bust it wide open, replacing misinformation…

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myth busting: treating jellyfish stings

Myth Busting: Treating Jellyfish Stings

January 2, 2020

Over the past year, I’ve been writing a regular column for SisterShip Magazine. It’s a fun format where I take a medical myth and bust it wide open, replacing misinformation…

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Here's What You Need to Know: Cold Water Kills

Here’s What You Need to Know: Cold Water Kills

Welcome to the three part Cold Water Immersion Series! The dangers of cold water cannot be overemphasized, especially in the spring, regardless of your location. Open ocean, inland waterways, inland lakes surrounded by shore on all sides. The threat of cold water is like cancer – it doesn’t discriminate, no matter where you are. In episode one, I explore the four stages of cold water immersion, and share an important…

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