Seminar: Physiology at the Extremes
Seminar hosted by University of Cape Town, Division of Forensic Medicine.
Annually in South Africa there are many casualties and fatalities of people who suffer the effects of hypothermia, drowning and hyperthermia.
First responders to such medical emergencies, like paramedics, emergency health care practitioners, sport scientists, divers. Also Forensic pathology officials who deal with fatalities of such cases.
Understanding the physiology of humans exposed to extreme situations of immersion and the opposite ends of temperature.
Date: 4 September 2014, 08h00-17h00
Garden Court Hotel, Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Cape Town
Professor Mike Tipton, Portsmouth University