Type: Event
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
Learn Wilderness Medicine and Desert Skills in the Spectacular Canyon Country of the Southwest.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
We encourage you to register for the upcoming conference and book your hotel accommodations. Please hold off on organizing your airfare at this time. WMS Staff will be in close contact as the conference approaches to advise you on airfare and COVID-19 Protocols.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
The WMS 2021 Winter Conference is going virtual, February 21-25! Our summer conference was wildly successful in the virtual format, and we are excited to bring you a fantastic learning opportunity amidst the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. 
Type: Article
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) reconvened an expert panel to update a set of evidence-based guidelines for spinal cord protection to guide clinicians and first responders in best practices during management
Type: Article
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
Activities in the outdoor and austere environments often involve exposure to bodies of water. With this exposure, especially if by way of water sports and recreation, comes the risk of drowning.
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: 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.