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Below are various useful links to websites which might be useful to anyone interested in the Himalayas, trekking or high altitude medicine.

CE Bartlett
Manufacturer of the portable altitude chamber (PAC) and many other products.

Adventure Medical Consulting
Excellent information for those travelling in the wilderness and at altitude.

High altitude medicine (Dr Dietz)
Relevant information on altitude related illnesses.

CIWEC clinic
Medical clinic in Kathmandu offering excellent health information.

Altitude physiology

Information on high altitude medicine and physiology.

Medex (UK)

Expeditions and research. Download their excellent free book Travel at High Altitude.

The BMC (British Mountaineering Council)

Wilderness First Aid Consultants (Australia)

Specialise in wilderness and remote area first aid courses.

Expedition Medicine Courses (UK)
Preparing medics for the rigours of remote medicine.

Adventure First Aid (UK)

Accredited Nursing Degrees (USA)
Follow the link to "Wilderness Nurses"; information on preparing trips to the wilderness

First Aid Resources - Protect Your Health (USA)


Survival Tips for Wilderness Vacations (USA)

Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA)
Information on AMS, first aid and rescue at two posts on the Annapurna circuit and on the way to the Everest basecamp.

Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP)
Good information for trekkers.

International Porter Protection Group (IPPG)
Working towards the safety of mountain porters.


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