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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.
www.bartlett.net.au

Adventure Medical Consulting
Excellent information for those travelling in the wilderness and at altitude.
www.adventuremedicalconsulting.co.uk

High altitude medicine (Dr Dietz)
Relevant information on altitude related illnesses.
www.high-altitude-medicine.com

CIWEC clinic
Medical clinic in Kathmandu offering excellent health information.
www.ciwec-clinic.com

Altitude physiology

Information on high altitude medicine and physiology.
www.altitudephysiology.org

Medex (UK)

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

www.medex.org.uk

The BMC (British Mountaineering Council)
www.thebmc.co.uk

Wilderness First Aid Consultants (Australia)

Specialise in wilderness and remote area first aid courses.
www.wfac.com.au


Expedition Medicine Courses (UK)
Preparing medics for the rigours of remote medicine.
www.expeditionmedicine.co.uk

Adventure First Aid (UK)

www.adventurefirstaid.co.uk

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

First Aid Resources - Protect Your Health (USA)
www.icanbenefit.com/First-Aid-Resources-Protect-Your-Health

 

Survival Tips for Wilderness Vacations (USA)

www.bransonshows.com/articles/SurvivalTipsforWildernessVacations.htm

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.
www.nepalonline.net/hra

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

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

 

 
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