Drs. Eric Weiss and Douglas Sward have assembled an expert team of authors on the topic of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. Article topics include: Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of High Altitude Illness; Out-of-hospital Evaluation and Treatment of Accidental Hypothermia; Arthropod Envenomation in North America; North American Snake Envenomation; Cutting Edge Management of Frostbite;Updates in Decompression Illness; Marine Envenomation; Is There a Doctor on Board: Medical Emergencies at 40,000 Feet; Translating Battlefield Medicine to Wilderness Medicine; The Application of Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Austere Environments; Wilderness EMS Systems; Preparing for International Travel & Global Medical Care; and Medical-legal Issues in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine.
By Eric A. Weiss, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Associate Director of Trauma, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Associate Professor of Surgery and Douglas G. Sward, MD, University of Maryland