Monday, July 23, 2007

Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness Medical SocietyWe've talked briefly about Wilderness Medicine previously in the context of the International Mountain Day - And we specifically mentioned the Wilderness Medical Society's Annual Meeting . If you're a first-aider, medic or doctor and you want a professional viewpoint then you can follow one blog report here - Wilderness Medicine and Global Health - here's a brief preview:

"Auerbach is giving the opening speech focusing on the development of wilderness medicine over the past twenty years as well as the areas of medicine this specialty combines, such as mountain medicine, disaster medicine, rescue and survival, travel medicine, human complications from animals, insects and plants, and including many other sub-specialties"
We hope there'll be more posts to come.

Here's another take, from the US based Outside Magazine blog - The first two stories are up:

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