Continuing Medical Education

Growing wilderness and expedition medicine education in southern Africa

Ross Hofmeyr, Jay Matthew, Sean Buchanan, Gela Tölken, Rik De Decker

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Authors' affiliations

Ross Hofmeyr, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; WildMedix, Cape Town; and Wilderness and Expedition Society of Southern Africa, South Africa

Jay Matthew, Wilderness and Expedition Society of Southern Africa; Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban; and Lifesaving South Africa, Durban, South Africa

Sean Buchanan, Wilderness and Expedition Society of Southern Africa; Africa Institute of Emergency Medicine, Cape Town; and Emergency Medical Society of South Africa, South Africa

Gela Tölken, WildMedix, Cape Town; and Mountain Club of South Africa, Mountain Rescue, Hottentots-Holland Section, Cape Town, South Africa

Rik De Decker, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, and Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town; and Mountain Club of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2017;107(8):656-658. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i8.12675

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Date submitted: 2017-07-28
Date published: 2017-07-28

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