Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities, 6th Edition

Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities, 6th Edition


Edited by: James A. Wilkerson, M.D.   Contributions bys: Ken Zafren M.D., FAAEM, FA, Ernest Moore M.D., FACS, FCC
384 Pages, 978-1-59485-076-9
Mountaineers Books 01/11/2010
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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.


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