UltraCare GuidelinesSM: We follow consensus guidelines published by our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marty Hoffman in collaboration with international groups of physicians and scientists. Key publications are listed below. These publications are available to our team members and will be provided upon request (form below).
Research & Evidence Base
Hoffman MD, Pasternak A, Rogers IR, Khodaee M, Hill JC, Townes DA, Scheer BV, Krabak BJ, Basset P, Lipman GS. Medical Services at Ultra-Endurance Foot Races in Remote Environments: Medical Issues and Consensus Guidelines. Sports Med. 2014 Apr 19. [Online Abstract]
Bennett BL, Hew-Butler T, Hoffman MD, Rogers IR, Rosner MH; Wilderness Medical Society. Wilderness Medical Society practice guidelines for treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia. Wilderness Environ Med. 2013;24(3):228-40. [Full Paper]
Hoffman MD, Rogers IR, Joslin J, Asplund CA, Roberts WO, Levine BD. Managing collapsed or seriously ill participants of ultra-endurance events in remote environments. Managing collapsed or seriously ill participants of ultra-endurance events in remote environments. Sports Medicine, 45(2), 201-212. [Online Abstract]
First things first, if there is a true medical emergency, do not hesitate to call 911 immediately.