Mountain Wilderness Cutaneous Infections
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2018, held June 27 – July 1, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.
Topic: Mountain Wilderness Cutaneous Infections
Faculty: Bill Brandenburg, MD
1. Mountains are a hostile environment making infections both more common and harder to treat
2. Prevention is key, Irrigate wounds well
3. Dermatologic issues are the second most common group of medical problems in outdoor setting
4. Training in Wilderness medicine is fun and a good way for specialty providers to do review broader medicine principles