Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite. Wound management is a big part of Urgent Care and facial wounds add some extra issues for consideration. What are your experiences with facial wounds and what rules to you personally practice by with regards to when to refer for specialist input? We will discuss this issue in a future main episode of the podcast so your input will help develop the discussion. Pop over to Facebook or send us an email.
Dr Dinesh Deonarain is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care who is in Nepal on assignment. He is volunteering for the Himalayan Rescue Association as one of the Everest ER base camp doctors for the 2019 climbing season. This blog follows his experiences in the high alpine of the Everest region.