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The Wilderness Medicine Newsletter is an online resource for Wilderness Medicine Care Providers. Main articles are published bi-monthly with department columns published at intervals between the main articles. Subscriptions include access to more than 160 published articles on a wide range of treatments for injuries, diseases and prevention techniques.  Become a Member

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Latest Issues

New Hampshire’s New C-Spine Protocol – 2014

ISSN1059-6518 Volume 27 Number 4 C- Spine Protocol By Paul MacMillan, AEMT The State of New Hampshire Bureau of EMS instituted a new Cervical Spine Protocol. We applaud the New Hampshire Medical Control Board for approving this new protocol which represents a significant change in the practice for EMS providers. For decades the approach to […]


ISSN-1059-6518 NON-CARDIAC CHEST PAIN By Frank Hubbell, DO Illustrations by T.B.R. Walsh In the June 2014 edition of the WMNL, the pathophysiology, recognition, and treatment of cardiovascular disease was discussed. With these various illnesses the source of the chest pain is a problem with the coronary circulation of the heart itself. In this issue of […]

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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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