Medicine for Mountaineering


Medicine for Mountaineering

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Mountaineers - Medicine for Mountaineering

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

Technical specifications & features

Book Genre Instructional
Other Features Paperback, 6th ed., 416pp.
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Pub. Date: January 1992
4th ed
James A. Wilkerson, M.D.
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