Medicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities

Ranked #58 in First Aid

-- 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 classic since 1967, Medicine for Mountaineering starts where first-aid manuals stop. Written and edited by ten 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.

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