Medicine for Mountaineering: And Other Wilderness Activities

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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.

How would you treat an attack of altitude illness high on a foreign mountain? This book provides expert information as well as procedures to be used in major and minor medical emergencies.

Weight 758.00 g


Author of book

James A. Wilkerson, M.D.


Mountaineers Books

Publish Date

17 March 2010



Page size

185mm x 230mm



Number of pages


Author description

Born from the hand-scribbled trail maps and wilderness passion of its members, clinging to a big wall or dreaming of a trek in Nepal, cycling over a country road, including many award winners. So whether you're hiking with the family, The Mountaineers Books has the information you need to guide you on your next journey in confidence and safety., The Mountaineers Books is a leading publisher of quality outdoor books, Washington's nearly 100-year-old Mountaineers Club established the nonprofit Mountaineers Books in 1960 to express and share its love of the natural outdoors. Today, with more than 500 titles in print

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