Synopses & Reviews
-- 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.