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Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities

Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0898867991
ISBN13: 
9780898867992
Pages: 
366
Published: 
October 1st 2001 by Mountaineers Books
Rating: 
4.19

-- Over 180,000 copies of previous editions sold!-- Includes a new chapter on common medical disorders at altitude, by Peter Hackett, Tom Hornbein, and Brownie Shoene

-- Offers more thorough coverage than basic first-aid manuals

A classic since 1967, Medicine for Mountaineering starts where first-aid manuals stop. Written and edited by ten climber-physicians who specialize in various fields of medicine, this fully updated edition offers expert information on preventing, diagnosing, and treating major and minor medical emergencies in the backcountry.

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