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Mountain Rescue Doctor: Wilderness Medicine in the Extremes of Nature

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Christopher Van Tilburg, MD is an emergency room physician, ski patrol doctor, emergency wilderness physician, and member of the Hood River Crag Rats, the oldest mountain rescue team in the country. When Dr. Van Tilburg's beeper goes off, the call may take him racing up a mountain peak to rescue an injured hiker, into a blizzard to search for missing skiers, or to a mountain airplane crash scene for body recovery.

Dr. Van Tilburg's work requires a unique combination of emergency medicine, survival skills, agility, and extreme sports. In Mountain Rescue Doctor, Van Tilburg shares personal stories of harrowing and suspenseful rescues and recoveries, including the recent Mount Hood disaster, which claimed the lives of three climbers. Mountain Rescue Doctor is an exhilarating tour through the perils of nature and medicine.

Synopsis:

Van Tilburg is an emergency room physician, a ski patrol doctor, and an emergency wilderness physician. In this work, he shares personal stories of harrowing and suspenseful rescues and recoveries, including the recent Mount Hood disaster, which claimed the lives of three climbers. 8-page color photo insert.

About the Author

CHRISTOPHER VAN TILBURG, M.D. is editor for Wilderness Medicine magazine and is a regular contributor to National Geographic Adventure, Backcountry, Columbia Gorge, among others. He is an emergency room and ski resort physician, and a member of the Hood River Crag Rats, the oldest mountain rescue team in the US. He has written seven books on the outdoors, and lives in Hood River, Oregon with his daughters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312358884
Author:
Van Tilburg, Christo
Publisher:
Griffin
Author:
Van Tilburg, Christopher
Author:
Christopher Van Tilburg
Author:
Van, Christopher
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Emergency Medical Services
Subject:
General
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Subject:
Emergency medicine
Subject:
Medical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes one 8-page color photo insert
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.28 x 5.5 x 0.855 in

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"Synopsis" by , Van Tilburg is an emergency room physician, a ski patrol doctor, and an emergency wilderness physician. In this work, he shares personal stories of harrowing and suspenseful rescues and recoveries, including the recent Mount Hood disaster, which claimed the lives of three climbers. 8-page color photo insert.
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