We are proud to open the Adventure Medic Elective Competition 2017! There’s a superb prize for the best adventure article from medical students or new doctors, submitted by 19th December 2017.
WEM’s back in Edinburgh! Come visit the Adventure Medic stand at World Extreme Medicine 2017.
Sophie Wallace reflects on returning to Everest following the avalanche of 2014, on the psychological aspects of expedition life and what we can learn from the military about decompression and debriefing.
Newly published guidance on prescription-only medicines for expedition medics: where to get them? How to travel with them? And what if the group has no accompanying doctor?
We catch up with Kay Mitchell, Senior Research Manager at the Xtreme Everest Team, as we approach the tenth anniversary of their Everest Summit and that famous 2.55 KPa arterial blood gas.
Scientists at Cardiff University have dramatically streamlined the production of Artemisinin, the number one treatment for Malaria.
Swiss climber Ueli Steck has died while acclimatising for an ascent of Everest.
This month the six members of the British Trans-Americas Expedition set forth on their 20,000 mile journey from south to north along the pan-American highway by motorbike.
Today is World TB Day: we speak to Sorsha Roberts from Health Poverty Action about working among the San people to break down barriers to accessing TB care.
Harriet Gray-Stephens, a ski patroller in Glenshee, gives us the lowdown on first aid equipment in Scotland. Tips and photos from an adventure medic who loves the snow.
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