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Expedition & Wilderness Medicine started a world movement for medics working in remote and austere locations. We remain at the forefront in all we do and that's why we are changing our name to 'World Extreme Medicine'. It reflects a change in how we as a worldwide community of medics respond to emergencies and an ever widening range of opportunities for adventurous medics... Where man goes, medicine must follow.

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Advice on How to Prepare for a Diving Expedition

Kelvin Murray from SILVERTIP Expedition and Diving Management (www.silvertipworld.com) offers advice on medical issues, insurance and equipment when planning a trip to dive in a warm climate.
Advice on How to Prepare for a Diving Expedition
 

Diving and Marine Medicine 2010

Mark Hannaford, EM director has written a report about the Diving Medicine course in the Maldives in October 2010.
Diving and Marine Medicine 2010
 

Malaria and the Diver

An increasing number of us are heading to more remote areas to discover that dream dive, which means that you may be exposed to an increasing number of diseases.
Malaria is common and caused by the parasite Plasmodium. There are several different types that effect humans, most commonly Plasmodium falciparum. The others are less common and cause a milder form of the disease that is rarely fatal.
Malaria and the Diver
 

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