Wilderness Medical Society

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WMS CME Conferences

<b>Continuing Medical Education</b><p><b>Leading the Worldwide Community of Wilderness Medicine</b><p><b>WMS Adventure CME Events</b><p>As a valuable benefit to our members, the …

Costa Rica

Wet & Wild: Drowning & Water Injuries

As only one in 10 RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew members has a professional maritime occupation, the charity provides rigorous training - including …

The Maze

A trip to the Maze District of Canyonlands National Park in southern Utah is a little like preparing for a brief adventure to Mars: the soil and …

Colorado River

Climbing |||| VERTICAL INCLINATION: CLIMBING MEDICINE

The clouds had been closing in for hours, and it was getting cold and dark. The ice on the Moose's Tooth "Shaken Not Stirred" (Alaska Grade V, Alpine …

Climbing |||| VERTICAL INCLINATION: CLIMBING MEDICINE

So the question I posed to myself after this incident is: how can climbers that have no medical or guide training best prepare themselves to avoid …

Animal Practice

Watch for progressing pain, swelling and redness at the nail bed, which is a sign of infection. My favorite home care to prevent and treat infection …

Skiing in the Rockies, 10,000 feet (3,000 meters) and higher. Driving up Pike's Peak, 14,000 feet (4,300m). Viewing the Grand Canyon, 8,000 feet …

Sea Level