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Medicine for mountaineering & other wilderness activities

Author: James A Wilkerson; Mountaineers (Society)
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : The Mountaineers, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Provides information for handling major and minor medical emergencies in the wilderness, discussing diagnosis, traumatic and nontraumatic injuries, medications, preventive measures, and medical kits.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Wilkerson; Mountaineers (Society)
ISBN: 0898863317 9780898863314
OCLC Number: 26163801
Notes: Revised edition of: Medicine for mountaineering. 3rd. ed. 1985.
Description: 416 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Diagnosis --
Basic medical care and evacuation --
Special problems --
Psychologic responses to accidents --
Immunizations, sanitation, and water disinfection --
Soft-tissue injuries --
Fractures and related injuries --
Burns --
Heart and blood vessel disorders --
Respiratory system disorders --
Chest injuries --
Gastrointestinal disorders --
Acute abdominal pain --
Abdominal injuries --
Neural disorders --
Head and neck injuries --
Eye, ear, nose, and throat disorders --
Genitourinary disorders --
Infections --
Allergies --
Medical problems of high altitude --
Cold injuries --
Heat and solar injuries --
Animal bites and stings.
Other Titles: Medicine for mountaineering and other wilderness activities
Medicine for mountaineering.
Responsibility: edited by James A. Wilkerson.

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