Treksafe has selected various useful links to websites which might be useful to anyone interested in the Himalayas, trekking and high altitude medicine, or first aid:

 

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

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

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

First Aid for Emergency Situations, ACLS Training Center https://www.acls.net/first-aid-situations.htm

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

Medex (UK) Expeditions and research. Download their excellent free book Travel at High Altitude.www.medex.org.uk

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

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