Aviation

Episode 12: ACLS in Space - Dr. Jason David

Episode 12: ACLS in Space - Dr. Jason David

How can you do CPR in space? Dr. Jason David, an Emergency Medicine resident at University Hospital in Las Vegas has the answer…

For more information check out these articles;

https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20150020975.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25936478

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25022155

Episode 11: Dr. Mathias Basner Interview

Episode 11: Dr. Mathias Basner Interview

In this episode Dana talks with Dr. Mathias Basner, Associate Professor of Sleep, Chronobiology and Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Pearlman School of Medicine. They discuss his research into the effects of isolated, confined and extreme environments on the human brain.

More information on Dr. Basner;

https://www.med.upenn.edu/uep/faculty_basner.html

Dr. Basner’s research;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Basner+M

Episode 10: Seal Finger - Dr. Quinn Dufurrena

Episode 10: Seal Finger - Dr. Quinn Dufurrena

In this episode Dr. Quinn Dufurrena, internal medicine resident at Stony Brook University Hospital discusses the enigmatic condition known as “Seal Finger” and how to treat it.  

For more information read the modern article available here;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21119845

or this 1952 description here;

http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/arctic/Arctic5-4-235.pdf

Episode 8: (extra) Megan and Mike Dore Interview

Episode 8: (extra) Megan and Mike Dore Interview

Megan and Mike Dore help staff Mcmurdo General Hospital, the primary medical facility for the United States Antarctic Program. This interview was conducted in 2017.

Episode 7: Welcome Back

Episode 7: Welcome Back

Welcome back to the exploration medicine podcast, we’ve got a lot of new content coming your way, from field notes on actual expeditions to cutting edge researchers, to interviews with people in the field, and, of course our listener quick review mini-sodes. Join us on our journey to the most extreme places humans can go…

EPISODE 6: Antarctic Exploration History Part II

EPISODE 6: Antarctic Exploration History Part II

In the early 1900s two intrepid explorers with very different leadership styles, Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott, competed to be the first to reach the South Pole. It is an epic tale of exploration and their different approaches gives us a natural experiment to observe how well each style works in the field.

EPISODE 5: Antarctic Exploration History I

EPISODE 5: Antarctic Exploration History I

In the early 1900s two intrepid explorers with very different leadership styles, Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott, competed to be the first to reach the South Pole. It is an epic tale of exploration and their different approaches gives us a natural experiment to observe how well each style works in the field.

EPISODE 4: North Polar Medical Operations with Dr. Chris Davis

 EPISODE 4: North Polar Medical Operations with Dr. Chris Davis

While he’s never met Santa Clause Dr. Chris Davis’s work as the former director of Polar Medicine at the University of Colorado has brought him pretty close. Dana talks current arctic medical operations with Dr. Davis and helps us get a sense of where we’ve learned from the mistakes of the past and what operations look like now.

EPISODE 3: Hypothermia Quick Review by Quinn Dufurrena

EPISODE 3: Hypothermia Quick Review by Quinn Dufurrena

In order to understand the challenges of exploring the unknown it's always a good idea to look backwards and learn from the mistakes and successes of the past. Dana Levin takes us on a brief history of arctic exploration to uncover the challenges and pitfalls faced by explorers of yesteryear....

EPISODE 2: Arctic Exploration

EPISODE 2: Arctic Exploration

In order to understand the challenges of exploring the unknown it's always a good idea to look backwards and learn from the mistakes and successes of the past. Dana Levin takes us on a brief history of arctic exploration to uncover the challenges and pitfalls faced by explorers of yesteryear....