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.Every member of the expedition should be familiar with safety in ... In the past, an alternative to guaranteed payment was to make funds available in the form of a cash deposit or bond with the embassy of the expeditiona#39;s home country. Now credit card authorization for the aircraft operator is usually sufficient. The expeditionanbsp;...

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


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