Cold Water Immersion

“Cold water immersion – treatment and practicalities in the field” by Dr. Patrick Buck Treating a drowning or hypothermic casualty in the field will always present a number of challenges for a first responder.  Psychological stressors, lack of equipment, unfamiliar terrain and perhaps hostile conditions can combine to make the task formidable. It is for […]

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Pipeline: A Contest Doc’s Unique Perspective

“Field Notes from the Pipeline” by Dr.Terry Farrell This year’s Billabong Pipe Masters was a very special event for many reasons. The event was held in honor of Andy Irons, who passed away in 2011. It  marked a changing of the guard, with Gabriel Medina ushered in as the new world champion and first from Brazil. Julian Wilson […]

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Surfing Injuries

Surfer’s Academy – Dr. Clayton Everline on “Surfing Injuries”

Dr. Clayton Everline lecturing on Surfing Injuries at surfer’s Academy – a Full-Day Symposium on Health-related issues affecting the Surfer and Surfing Communities. With topics such as: Dangerous vs Safe, Causes, Manoeuvre preceding acute surfing injury, risk factors, and severity of injury. Surfer’s Academy – Dr. Clayton Everline on “Surfing Injuries” from The EASD on […]

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Festive Cheer!

The European Association of Surfing Doctors wishes you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   Gastrointestinal symptoms in surfer populations (during the Christmas season!) OK, it’s that time of year again and Christmas is creeping up on us fast. Before you know it, you’ll be loosening the top button – Homer Simpson […]

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Upcoming ASLS course – Sold out!

We’re delighted, and a tad overwhelmed, by the unprecedented response to registration for the next Advanced Surfing Medicine Life Support (ASLS) course. One hundred percentage (100%), yes that’s right, of the available places are booked, almost five months prior to the course commencing! For the lucky few, we look forward to welcoming you. Thank you for […]

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