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Expedition and Wilderness Medicine : Wilderness, Remote, and Extreme Environments.

Author: Gregory H Bledsoe; Michael J Manyak; David A Townes
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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This book covers everything a prospective field physician needs to prepare for when beginning a wilderness expedition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bledsoe, Gregory H.
Expedition and Wilderness Medicine : Wilderness, Remote, and Extreme Environments.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory H Bledsoe; Michael J Manyak; David A Townes
ISBN: 9781139641647 1139641646
OCLC Number: 855968991
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Description: 1 online resource (772 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Foreword by Jim Fowler; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. Expedition Planning; 1The Expedition Physician; Six Liters; Expedition Medical Mindset; Heroic Fantasy; Attitudes; Expedition Medicine 101; Preexpedition Considerations; Expedition Considerations; Standards; Final Thoughts --
"Physician, Heal Thyself"; Acknowledgments; 2Assessing Expedition Medical Needs; History Thresholds; The Physical Examination; Mountain Travel Sobek: History and Physical Form; Cardiology Clearance; Age-related Risk. Continued Monitoring During the TripReferences; 3Expedition Medical Kit; Purpose of the Trip; Level of Medical Training; Destination; Participant Medical Conditions and Age; Length of Trip/Resupply; Time for Evacuation or Medical Rescue; Size of the Party; Bulk, Weight, and Cost; Accessibility; Risk of Loss or Diversion; Replenishment; Preservation; Expectations; Diagnostics; Improvisation; Modular Kits; References; 4Immunizations; Introduction; Background; Routine Immunizations; Required Vaccinations; Recommended Vaccinations; Conclusion; Suggested Readings. 5 Legal Considerationsduring Expedition PlanningRisk Management Planning; Structuring the Expedition to Optimize Its Goals and Minimize Liability; Understanding and Minimizing or Mitigating Liabilities; Additional Legal Considerations for the Expedition's Medical Professional; Other Legal Considerations for the Expedition; Conclusion/Summary; References; Suggested Readings; 6Travel Safety; New Trends in Travel: Growth in the Nontraditional Travel Industry; Health Risks: Real Versus Perceived Risks; Most Common Risks to Travelers; Personal Safety: Start with Proper Packing. Travel Intelligence and Information Gathering Prior to TravelLocal Customs, Laws, and Conduct; Travel Insurance; Planes, Trains, and Automobiles; Vehicle Safety Tips; Walking and Using Local Transport; Trains and Rail Stations; Hotels and Lodging Safety; Sexual Harassment; Avoiding Legal Problems; Travel to High-risk Areas; Travel Health; Manage Your Money; If You Are Victim of a Crime; Take Home Points; Summary; References; 7Nutritional Support for Expeditions; Introduction; Planning Nutrition Support; Logistics: Weight/Volume Considerations; Practical Guidance and Suggestions. Suggested Readings8Water Treatment; Field Water Disinfection; Risk and Etiology; Disinfection Methods; Miscellaneous Disinfectants; Preferred Technique; Prevention and Sanitation; References; 9Special Considerations; Classifications of Expeditions, Venture Activities, and Participants; Universal Considerations; Special Considerations; Summary; Epilogue; References; 10 Communications Planning for the Expedition MedicalOfficer; Modern Communications and Telemedicine; Communications Planning; Expedition Focus; Using Telecommunications Equipment; Expedition Environment; Medical Records.

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This book covers everything a prospective field physician needs to prepare for when beginning a wilderness expedition.

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