Medicine for Mountaineering

Medicine for Mountaineering

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* The best-selling backcountry medical guide of its kind * This edition includes new chapters on avalanche injuries, drowning, eye disorders, medical evacuations, and lightning * Provides expert information on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, plus medications, medical kits, and legal and ethical considerations Compiled by highly recognized medical professionals in the emergency response and trauma field, the latest edition of Medicine for Mountaineering features fully revised and expanded information to help mountaineers weather storms, animal attacks, injuries, and more. With a new foreword by Buck Tilton and updated essentials on reacting to wilderness accidents, the 6th edition includes new chapters on drowning, avalanche injuries, evacuation procedures, and more.Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, 1973) was written as a training manual for an active mountain rescue group, whereas Wilderness Search and ... A Complete Reference for Cave Rescue by John C. Hempel and Annette FregeauConover ( Huntsville, AL: National Speleological Society, 2001). In the expedition setting, search is usually limited or unnecessary, because either the location of the party needinganbsp;...

Title:Medicine for Mountaineering
Author:James A. Wilkerson, M.D.
Publisher:The Mountaineers Books - 2010-01-11


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