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The Wilderness Medicine Newsletter is an online resource for Wilderness Medicine Care Providers. Originally a bi-monthly journal with a yearly subscription rate, the WMN has evolved into a digital resource. A one-time subscription includes access to more than 200 published articles on a wide range of treatments for injuries, diseases and prevention techniques.  Become a Member

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Latest Issues

YOUR PASSPORT TO INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL HEALTH and SAFETY

Volume 30 Number 1 ISSN:1059-6518 By Frank Hubbell, DO FACT: 1.1 billion people cross international borders every year! How many of these international travelers know what is waiting for them at the end of the runway or on the other side of the border? At home you are most likely safe. You have potable drinking […]

Simple Rescue Knots

  ISSN: 1059-6518 By Paul MacMillan, EMT Illustrations by T.B.R. Walsh If you do any research on knots you will find that thousands of knots have been discovered over the years. Many people in different occupations and the trades have favorite knots they use everyday on the job. For example sailors use certain types of […]

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About Us

The Wilderness Medicine Newsletter is underwritten by
Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities, the oldest continuously
operating school of wilderness medicine in the world. SOLO offers
comprehensive medical training including WEMT, WFR, and Wilderness First Aid.

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