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British Mountain Medicine Society Science Day 2019

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26/09/2019

The inaugural British Mountain Medicine Society's Science Day will take place on Wednesday 13th November 2019. The event will take place at the Bamford Village Institute, right in the heart of the UK's Peak District. The day will feature talks, discussions and poster presentations from researchers, young and old, on a wide range of mountain medicine topics.
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UK Diploma of Mountain Medicine awards its 200th qualification

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16/02/2015

Ten years after its inception, the 200th UK Diploma of Mountain Medicine has been awarded, meaning there are now fully qualified and experienced doctors in most areas of the UK in a position to give medical advice to patients and groups planning expeditions.
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Children at altitude

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19/07/2013

As more young people travel to altitude for recreational, economic and environmental reasons, understanding the development, incidence and management of altitude-related conditions becomes increasingly important.
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Mountain Medicine and High Altitude Physiology Course

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01/10/2012

A Medex Mountain Medicine and High Altitude Physiology Course is being held at Plas y Brenin, aimed at all doctors interested in altitude, wilderness and travel medicine.
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Mountain-specific altitude advice sheets

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25/02/2011

Dr Jeremy Windsor and Dr George Rodway have written four information sheets for popular high altitude mountains. They are for Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, Mera Peak and Denali.
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Doors open to mountain medicine cabinet

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04/12/2009

The BMC has come to the aid of trekkers, climbers and mountaineers by launching our new online resource full of expert medical advice on keeping fit and healthy in the mountains.
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Diploma in Mountain Medicine

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04/07/2008

Want to study mountain medicine? The University of Leicester, in conjunction with Medical Expeditions, runs a Diploma in Mountain Medicine.
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UIAA Diploma of Mountain Medicine

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27/03/2006

The UK UIAA Diploma of Mountain Medicine was established in 2002. One of the main aims of the Diploma is to offer a service to UK mountaineers from doctors who understand the realities of operating in a mountain environment.
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UIAA Diploma of Mountain Medicine

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27/03/2006

The UK UIAA Diploma of Mountain Medicine was established in 2002. One of the main aims of the Diploma is to offer a service to UK mountaineers from doctors who understand the realities of mountaineering and climbing.
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Toe saved by Medex

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02/03/2004

You’re in an Argentinean hospital, toes turning blacker by the day. Local surgeons want to operate. You need a second opinion, and fast. That was the dilemma faced by a BMC member just weeks ago. Not knowing where to turn, his father back in England contacted the BMC, and a specialised network of climbing doctors was activated.
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