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Medicine for Mountaineering: And Other Wilderness Activities
     

Medicine for Mountaineering: And Other Wilderness Activities

by Ken Zafren
 

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* The best-selling backcountry medical guide of its kind

* Featuring 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

Overview

* The best-selling backcountry medical guide of its kind

* Featuring 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594850769
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
634,418
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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