Medicine for Mountaineering
A must for backcountry adventure
Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities, 6th Edition picks up where other first aid manuals leave off. Written by a team of climber-physicians, this fully updated edition of a classic provides expert information as well as procedures on major and minor medical emergencies. Authoritative and comprehensive, Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities should be on the equipment list of any hiker, climber, boater, and outdoor user who ventures more than 24 hours beyond medical attention.
Areas covered include:
- Diagnosis, psychology of accidents, preventative measures
- Traumatic and non-traumatic injuries and disorders
- Environmental injuries - heat, cold, altitude
- Medications, medical kits, legal considerations
Paperback, 6th ed., 416pp.
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Pub. Date: January 1992
James A. Wilkerson, M.D.