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What journals do read to stay up-to-date in the wilderness and expedition medicine? We can recommend reading the following peer-reviewed journals.

Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine (WEM), the official journal of the Wilderness Medical Society, is devoted to original scientific and technical contributions on the practice of medicine defined by isolation, extreme natural environments, and limited access to medical help and equipment. Sampling of topics covered: high altitude and climbing; hypothermia and cold-induced injuries; drowning and near-drowning; hazardous plants, reptiles, insects, and marine animals; animal attacks; search and rescue, etc.

High Altitude Medicine & Biology
High Altitude Medicine & Biology covers the medical and biological issues that impact human life at high altitudes. The Journal delivers critical findings on the impact of high altitude on lung and heart disease, appetite and weight loss, pulmonary and cerebral edema, hypertension, dehydration, infertility, and other diseases. It covers the full spectrum of high altitude life sciences from pathology to human and animal ecology.

Journal of Travel MedicineThe Journal of Travel Medicine is the official journal of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM). The journal¬† publishes up-to-date research and original articles in the challenging field of travel medicine, including: prevention and treatment of disease, clinic management, patient and staff education, immunizations, impact of travel on host countries, spread of diseases via international travel, emerging infectious diseases and international travel, military medicine, problems of refugees, diseases such as malaria, travelers’ diarrhea, hepatitis, TB, STDs and AIDS, jet lag, altitude sickness, trauma and more.

Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (PDM) is the official publication of the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM). The principal mission of the journal is the distribution of information relevant to the practice of out-of-hospital and in-hospital emergency medical care, disaster medicine, and emergency public health and safety.