I was saving this until later in the year, but with our recent weather it seems appropriate about now. I’m sure our weather will improve, but this is always good information…

We’ve seen immersion foot in patients before, and like the article says there isn’t much we can do to treat this in the field. However, since this is possibly even less known to our area’s doctors, recognizing this, and suggesting it on our patient worksheets, might help our patients after they leave our care.

From the article: “Most people don’t know this injury, because like I did last weekend, they go home at night. It’s the multi-day hikers, the soldiers and others who stay outdoors in wet and cold who are at risk.”

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