Articles

Shark’s and Public Safety in California- By Dr Ben Eovaldi

Benjamin Eovaldi DO, Pell Thompson, and Robert Eovaldi Californiametalphoto.com Comment on recent study by Francesco Ferretti et al. Reconciling predator conservation with public safety. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2015 13:8, 412-417  The Ferretti paper reported that in California an individual’s risk of being attacked by a shark decreased by >91% from 1950 to 2013; reporting that […]

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Inguinal hernia

QUESTION: I just found out that I have an inguinal hernia and am trying to find good information on whether or not I should be surfing / swimming / cycling. I’ve currently stopped all these activities, and the pain is currently minimal. No precise details about the hernia itself as I’ve not yet met with […]

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Trauma in Paradise – By Dr Alex Turner

The pre-hospital management of an open book fracture in a remote area.

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Remote Medical Challenges – By Dr Dennis Millard

Summary from G-Land Conference 2011

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Jungle Fever – an introduction to Malaria – By Dr. Tom Bean

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Barrels and Bandages

A few minutes with a healer and charger, Dr Phil Chapman

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Healing a Surfing Ulcer – by Dr Phil Chapman

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Stitches anyone? by Andrzej Kowalski

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Surfers and Blood thinner (for the older surfer) – by Dr Phil Chapman

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The Brah Grill – with Doctor Phil Chapman

The Zag Brah Grill – where we interrogate the famous, the unknown, and the infamous.
Interview by Craig Jarvis

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Chris Newton shares his experience with James Taylor

Moral of the story is long leashes and noseguards!

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Things can go wrong anywhere, anytime – James Taylor’s personal experience

April 22, 2010 – While surfing a beach break near Cape Town I hit the bottom and fractured my L1 vertebra. This footage shows the wave that did it and how I made it to the beach.

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Article on ASL News – Surf Docs Conference 2010

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Traveller’s Vaccinations – by Enoch J. Wang

As surfers we travel to all regions of the world. Often times this takes us to developing nations and tropical regions where many vaccine preventable diseases can occur. The exact requirements for vaccination vary depending on the region.

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Sexual health for travellers – by Gerhard Erasmus (edited by Preeti Nirgude)

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Is there a doctor in the house?

Phillip Chapman, 43, and the pitfalls and pleasures of surf travel.
By Will Bendix, Zigzag.

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The Surfer’s Shoulder – By Dr. Aimee Perreira & Dr. David Rovinsky

By Dr. Aimee Perreira, MD University of Hawaii, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Dr. David Rovinsky, MD, FACS, FAAOS Bone and Joint Center; Kauai Medical Clinic Gregory F. Kolber, MBA

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The Surfer’s Ear – By Bart Willems and Christo Oosthuizen

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Hypothermia – By Preeti Nirgude

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Burns Treatment

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