mountain medicine

A subspecialty of wilderness medicine that addresses medical/technical aspects of high-altitude travel/mountain sports
Areas of interest Mountain rescue and resuscitation, high-altitude physiology and pathophysiology, ‘mountain diseases’—e.g., frostbite, hypobaric hypoxia, mountain sickness, pulmonary oedema, solar radiation
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mountain medicine

A subspecialty of wilderness medicine that addresses medical/technical aspects of high-altitude travel/mountain sports Areas of interest Mountain rescue and resuscitation, high-altitutude physiology and pathophysiology, 'mountain diseases'–eg, frostbite, hypobaric hypoxia, mountain sickness, pulmonary edema, solar radiation. See Mountain sickness, Wilderness medicine.
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In recent years, amalgamated programmes have united under the auspices of groups such as the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS, www.wms.org), the International Society for Mountain Medicine (ISMM, www.ismm.org) and the Alpine Emergency Medical Commission (ICAR-MED, www.alpine-rescue.org).
Bangor is the ideal location for a new Medical School in North Wales - the University excels in medically related education and already works in close partnership with Ysbyty Gwynedd which is widely recognised as a centre of excellence in areas such as mountain medicine.
She is currently pursuing a diploma in mountain medicine through the Wilderness Medical Society.
The school building is cracked and bits of it, I can see they have collapsed," said Rhita Doma Sherpa, a nurse with the Mountain Medicine Center in Namche Bazaar, a departure point for trekkers headed to Everest.
Among the dead it has been confirmed was a postgraduate university student from Britain, who had been in the Himalayan nation studying mountain medicine.
One of the victims of the quake was US student Dr Marisa Eve Girawong, 29, who was studying mountain medicine at the University of Leicester.
Kenefick, PhD, Research Physiologist with the Thermal and Mountain Medicine Division for the U.S.
Lewis founded Denver-based Mountain Medicine, a medical marijuana company, in 2009.
But mountain medicine being what it is, there are a lot of opinions and slowly emerging facts.
Hypoxia and Mountain Medicine, Burlington: Queen City Printers, 1992; 327-30.