Medicine for mountaineering And Other Wilderness Activities

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Medicine for mountaineering And Other Wilderness Activities 5th Ed

Over 180,000 copies of previous editions sold!     

Includes a new chapter on common medical disorders at altitude, by Peter Hackett, Tom Hornbein, and Brownie Shoene     

Offers more thorough coverage than basic first-aid manuals. A firmly established classic since 1967, Medicine for Mountaineering starts where first-aid manuals stop. Written and edited by 10 climber-physicians who specialize in various fields of medicine, this fully updated edition offers expert information on preventing, diagnosing, and treating major and minor medical emergencies in the backcountry.   

James A. Wilkerson, M.D., an active mountaineer and frequent lecturer on wilderness medicine, is a pathologist living in Park City, Utah. 


Washington Post  On all journeys, take along a copy of Medicine for Mountaineering and Other Wilderness Activities. 

American Health  Tried and true, the ultimate in take-care-of-yourself instruction - a 'doctor in a box'! 

Backpacker magazine  If you buy only one book on medical emergencies in the backcountry, Medicine for Mountaineering is the one you should get. 

Outdoor Photographer  An excellent book on treating mountain health hazards.

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