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WEML#5 Show Notes CME available: http://wms.org/members Wilderness & Environmental Medicine journal online: http://www.wemjournal.org Questions/comments/feedback and/or interest in participating in WEM Live? Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Part 1: Article discussion: Article 1: Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Avalanche and Non-Avalanche Snow Burial Accidents Christopher Van Tilburg, MD; Colin K. Grissom, MD; Ken Zafren, MD; Scott McIntosh, MD, MPH; Martin I. Radwin, MD; Peter Paal, MD; Pascal Haegeli, PhD; William “Will” R. Smith, MD; Albert R. Wheeler, MD; David Weber, FP-C; Bruce Tremper, MS; Hermann Brugger, MD Presented by author Christopher Van Tilburg, MD Reviewed by Jason Williams, MD Article DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2016.10.004 MORE WMS Guidelines: SUPPLEMENT: WILDERNESS MEDICAL SOCIETY PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR WILDERNESS EMERGENCY CARE—A 2014 UPDATE http://www.wemjournal.org/issue/S1080-6032(14)X0002-5 Part 2: Bonus discussion: WEML host Darryl Macias and guest Joe Alcock discuss the following article from the March issue: The Effects of a 36-Hour Mixed Task Ultraendurance Race on Mucosal Immunity Markers and Pulmonary Function. David Bellar, PhD; Kellie A. Murphy, MS; Ritvik Aithal, BS; Greggory R. Davis, PhD; Tim Piper, MS Article DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2016.12.001 WMS News & Announcements: See WMS.ORG for more information. • Registration for The Wilderness Medicine Conference and 34th WMS Annual Meeting is now open! This conference will be held in beautiful Breckenridge, CO July 27 - August 1. The conference has been designed to appeal to all austere medicine enthusiasts, novices to veterans, of diverse medical backgrounds. Enjoy a wide variety of lectures, small group sessions, workshops, research sessions, and social activities. • Also, we are now accepting research abstract submissions for the conference. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the meeting, with a selection chosen for oral presentations. And, we have an exciting update for this year: One oral presentation will be selected for the 2017 WMS Outstanding Research Presentation Award ($500 cash award)! The deadline to submit is April 28. • The WMS has several adventure courses that still have space available. • Wilderness & Environmental Medicine is planning a special issue on Climate Change & Human Health. The journal is seeking manuscripts describing evidence-based scholarship evaluating human health and human health threats related to a changing environment. Accepted papers will be compiled in a special issue of the journal. The deadline for submissions is June 2017.