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Seminar: Physiology at the Extremes

4 Sep 2014 - 08:00

Seminar hosted by University of Cape Town, Division of Forensic Medicine.

Context:

Annually in South Africa there are many casualties and fatalities of people who suffer the effects of hypothermia, drowning and hyperthermia.

Relevance:

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.

Outcome:

Understanding the physiology of humans exposed to extreme situations of immersion and the opposite ends of temperature.

Date: 4 September 2014, 08h00-17h00

Venue:

Garden Court Hotel, Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Cape Town

Main speaker:

Professor Mike Tipton, Portsmouth University

CPD accredited