Article: B. Wölke
Bumps, bruises, and third-degree burns – just like their colleagues on dry land, naval physicians have to be ready for anything.
The patient – a crew member – was suffering from a high fever, an intense headache, and he was shivering. His mouth was dry as dust, his muscles aching. As if that wasn’t enough, he also had diarrhea and nausea – both much more prominent than would have been the case for a normal dose of influenza. The ship’s doctor, Commander MC Dr. Axel ... more