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Medicine for Mountaineering

& Other Wilderness Activities, 6th ed


Compiled by highly recognised 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, eye disorders, lightning, and more. This is the best-selling backcountry medical guide of its kind providing expert information on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, plus medications, medical kits, and legal & ethical considerations

Author Biographies:

JAMES A. WILKERSON, M.D., a mountaineer, whitewater rafter, backpacker, scuba diver, and skier, is the chairman of the Continuing Medical Education Committee. He is on the editorial board and is a section editor for the Wilderness and Environmental Medicine journal. He lives in Park City, Utah.


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Cordee Code: CTM009
Author: Wilkerson
No of Pages: 398
Page Size: 185 x 230 mm
ISBN 10: 1594850763
ISBN 13: 9781594850769
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Published Date: March 2006
Edition: 6 Rev ed , Jan-2010
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: line drawings
Weight: 760g

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