Best in Show: SWAT-T Tactical Tourniquet

  I know what you’re thinking–How much can one guy blog about tourniquets?  Not even multiple tourniquets, one tourniquet–the SWAT-T. As a gear junkie, I love items that are lightweight, durable, and multi-functional.  With the SWAT-T meeting all of those…

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From Snow to Surf: A Bit About Travel Medicine

  While the rest of my co-workers were doing laps in fresh powder up at Cascade Powder Cats a couple of weeks ago, my skis were in storage. I missed out on some good turns with the crew, but I…

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Medical Support in the Brazilian Rainforest

  As a Remote Area Medic employed with Remote Medical International’s Medical/Rescue Support Group, I have had the opportunity to travel and provide medical coverage on many continents.  Most recently, whilst finishing a deployment in North Eastern Brazil, I was…

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A Day with Our Friends at Cascade Powder Cats

Yesterday, the staff at RMI took a little break from the office to get some backcountry turns in with our friends at Cascade Powder Cats. As the company exists to serve those people who venture to far away places, it…

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RMI Featured in The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times recently wrote an article about our use of technology in delivery of our services. Click Here to Read the Story at the Seattle Times Website

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Article Review: Cold-Water Immersion

Death caused by sudden immersion in cold-water is often misdiagnosed as cold-water immersion hypothermia. Giesbrecht and Pretorius from the University Mannitoba report in a recent article published in the Wilderness and Environmental Medicine Journal that most cold-water deaths occur quickly…

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Preventing Accidents: Alcohol Testing

While most of the equipment we sell is made for responding to a medical incident, our goal as health and safety practitioners is ultimately to prevent accidents from happening in the first place. Officially, 8% of patients admitted to Emergency…

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Helping Student Groups Abroad Travel Safely

  As a student traveling abroad years ago, I didn’t dwell on safety issues. My focus was on enjoying new experiences, and I trusted that if any challenges came up, they would simply be worked out. Good stuff, eh?  …

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Advanced Practice & Remote Site Paramedics

Remote Medical International uses Remote Site Paramedics for offshore and remote site operations. In our experience, the street sense for rescue, independence, and hands-on skills provide a solid foundation, we also require extended expedition experience and an ability to get…

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