Happy New Year!
Thank you for reading our blog in 2020 - we'll be back next year with lots more mountain medicine! Here's a taste of what's to come...
Climbing the Eiger with Diabetes ... Life of the Ultrarunner ... Six Things You Need To Know About Suspension Trauma ... Trekking Poles - Who Needs Them? ... Hyponatraemia In The Hills ... Pain And Swelling After Knee Replacement ... Managing Periods in the Mountains ... Beating AMS With Budesonide ... Typhoid Vaccination News ... Steroids in the Mountains ... Lessons from the Mourne Mountains ... Cheating in the Mountains ... Asthma at Altitude ... Living With A Traumatic Brain Injury ... Complications of Hypothermic Cardiac Arrest ... Why Do My Rock Shoes Slip? ... Motor Neurone Disease and the Mountains ... Crossing The Grand Couloir ... Sweet Dreams - Getting The Best Rest At Altitude ... "On Belay With" Chris Sloan and many more!
If this wasn't enough, we'll also bring you the latest information on mountain medicine jobs, publications and events. So whatever you're looking for there's a good chance you'll find it here!
Places for the BMMS UCLan Mountain Medicine Winter Webinar Series are still available. Further information can be found here. If you'd like to test your mountain medicine knowledge why not take a look at our FREE online CPD resource? Details can be found here.
Would you like to take part in the 2021 Mountain Medicine Rock Climbing Exchange? If so, take a look at this!
Happy New Year!
The Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society (BMRES) and the British Mountain Medicine Society (BMMS) have joined forces to organise the 2021 Altitude Research Conference. The face-to-face event will take place in Birmingham on the 5th June. Speakers will include Peter Bartsch, Jo Bradwell and Chris Imray. There will also be presentations from members of the UK's leading research groups as well as ample opportunity for researchers, young and old, to present posters and short talks about their work.
Further details will be published in the coming weeks.
For now, keep an eye on the blog!