Type: Media
Date Posted: May 31, 2020
The focus of this webinar is examining the challenges of making risk management decisions about when to return to programming due to COVID-19.
Type: Article
Date Posted: May 05, 2020
Hyponatremia refers to a lowering of the blood sodium content that can have severe health consequences. At its extremes, it can be life threatening. Hyponatremia that occurs during or after any exertional event is termed exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH).
Type: Article
Date Posted: May 05, 2020
The Wilderness Medical Society convened an expert panel of clinicians and researchers to appraise and update the WMS clinical practice guidelines for out-of-hospital evaluation and treatment of accidental hypothermia.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Apr 27, 2020
The traditional Safety I approach to risk management focuses on what is going wrong and takes a ‘control mistakes’ approach. Safety II focuses on what is going right and works to ensure that those factors which create success are present in all programming.
Type: Article
Date Posted: Feb 29, 2020
The Wilderness Medical Society convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based recommendations for three primary aspects of avalanche accidents: prevention, rescue, and resuscitation.
Type: Article
Date Posted: Feb 29, 2020
To provide guidance to clinicians and disseminate knowledge about best practices, the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based guidelines for prevention and treatment of heat
Type: Article
Date Posted: Feb 05, 2020
It’s a warm evening at Applebee Dome campground. My (Gabriel) group is relaxing after climbing the northeast ridge of Bugaboo Spire when another climber walks over looking for a partner. He tells us that he and his partner just got in from a 2-day drive.