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WEML#9 Show Notes Wilderness & Environmental Medicine journal online: 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 Review Title: An Update on Fatalities Due to Venomous and Nonvenomous Animals in the United States (2008–2015) Authors: Jared A. Forrester, Thomas G. Weiser, Joseph D. Forrester Presenter: Joseph Derek Forrester, MD Current study: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2017.10.004 Prior study: (Fatalities From Venomous and Nonvenomous Animals in the United States (1999–2007); published in 2012) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2012.02.012 CME Available: wms.org/members Part 2: Brown Recluse Spider Bites Discussion from host Darryl Macias, MD about the article NOT RECLUSE-A Mnemonic Device to Avoid False Diagnoses of Brown Recluse Spider Bites from JAMA Dermatology May 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5665 Part 3: Khumbu Climbing Center Feature Host Darryl Macias, MD presents a feature on the Khumbu Climbing Center (KCC) which includes a discussion on coaching/mentoring of climbing instructors; a recap of UNM Emergency Department International Mountain Medicine Center faculty members’ visit to the KCC, and an interview with KCC co-director Peter Athans. Part 4: Working as an Expedition Doctor Article review of Practical Tips for Working as an Expedition Doctor on High Altitude Expeditions from the September 2017 issue of High Altitude Medicine & Biology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1089/ham.2016.0158