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Outdoor and Mountain Medicine

Mountaineering Rescue and First Aid Care - SAC


Published by the Swiss Alpine Club, Outdoor and Mountain Medicine is a detailed reference work for everybody travelling in the mountains and keen to know more about medicine and health in the outdoors.

In addition to first aid and makeshift rescue, topics like training and nutrition, women and children in high altitude, health problems on treks and expeditions, medical issues in rock climbing, canyoning, mountain biking and so on are explained by experienced mountain doctors. Countless practical tips are presented in an easy to understand format, supported with colour photos, illustrations and tables.

Dr Anna Brunello is an anaesthesiologist and assists the Swiss Air Rescue Service as an emergency medical practitioner. She is a member of the Swiss Mountain Medicine Society and an active mountaineer. Dr Martin Walliser is Head of Accident Surgery and Vice-Chairman of the Swiss Mountain Medicine Society. He has been an active mountain guide since 1993. Dr Urs Hefti is the Head of the Swiss Sport Clinic, a clinical emergency physician as well as support for the Swiss Air Rescue Service. He is a mountaineer who has led major scientific research expeditions at high altitude.

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Cordee Code: CTM061
No of Pages: 332
Page Size: 120 x 180 mm
ISBN 10: 3859023942
ISBN 13: 9783859023949
Publisher: Swiss Alpine Club
Published Date: May 2014
Edition: 1st edition, May 2014
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: colour photos, illustrations, tables
Weight: 440g

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