"Sweep for catastrophic bleeding, then ABCDE, then ABCDE again," I'm muttering to myself. The man sprawled across the floor of a cave in Killarney National Park has a deathly pallor in the light of my head-torch and is groaning.
"I need a MIST, now! NOW!" Gavin, down by the body's feet, is shouting.
Wilderness first responder medicine is seemingly all about mnemonics and acronyms. I'm working through A, B, C, D and E checks; Airway,...
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