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Oxford handbook of expedition and wilderness medicine

Author: Chris Johnson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford handbooks.; Oxford medical publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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This handbook provides practical information on the prevention and treatment of medical problems in extreme environments. An essential resource for expeditions and travellers to remote areas, it  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Johnson
ISBN: 0199688419 9780199688418
OCLC Number: 907010044
Description: xviii, 822 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1. Expedition medicine ; 2. Preparations ; 3. Caring for people in the field ; 4. Ethics and responsibilities ; 5. Crisis management ; 6. Emergencies - diagnosis ; 7. Emergencies - trauma ; 8. Emergencies - serious illness and collapse ; 9. Treatment - skin ; 10. Treatment - head and neck ; 11. Treatment - dental ; 12. Treatment - chest ; 13. Treatment - abdomen ; 14. Treatment - limbs and back ; 15. Treatment - infectious diseases ; 16. Psychological and psychiatric problems ; 17. Risks from animals ; 18. Plants and fungi ; 19. Anaesthesia in remote locations ; 20. Cold climates ; 21. Mountains and high altitude ; 22. Inland and coastal waters ; 23. Offshore ; 24. Underwater ; 25. Hot dry environments - deserts ; 26. Hot humid environments - tropical forest ; 27. Caving ; 28. Medical kits
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.; Oxford medical publications.
Other Titles: Expedition and wilderness medicine
Responsibility: Dr. Chris Johnson, consultant anaesthetist, North Bristol NHS Trust, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, UK [and six others].
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