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: Media
Date Posted: Apr 26, 2020
Covid-19’s quick, pervasive and continuing impact has fundamentally affected current outdoor, adventure and experiential programming, and importantly, how that programming will operate into the future.  Cathy and Steve will provide insight into the risk management, legal and practi
Type: Media
Date Posted: Apr 26, 2020
Paul Nicolazzo of the Wilderness Medicine Training Center brings us Part 2 of a two-part series on COVID-19.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Apr 26, 2020
Paul Nicolazzo of the Wilderness Medicine Training Center brings us Part 1 of a two-part series on COVID-19. Part 1 examines the epidemiology of COVID-19 while Part 2 focuses on the pathophysiology, signs, and symptoms.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2020
This video is the second of a 3 part series created by Laura McGladrey and presented by ResponderStrong.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2020
This video is the first of a 3 part series created by Laura McGladrey and presented by ResponderStrong.
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.