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Main Title Wilderness medicine /
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Author Title of a Work
Auerbach, Paul S.
Publisher Mosby Elsevier,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 65360961
ISBN 0323032281; 9780323032285
Subjects Outdoor medical emergencies ; Mountaineering injuries ; Environmentally induced diseases ; Notfallmedizin ; Touristikmedizin ; èUberlebenstraining ; Recreation ; Emergency Treatment--methods ; Environmental Exposure ; Survival ; Woeste gronden ; Medische hulpverlening
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RC88.9.O95M36 2007 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/27/2016
Edition 5th ed.
Collation xix, 2316 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Mountain medicine -- Cold and heat -- Burns, fire, and radiation -- Injuries and medical interventions -- Rescue and survival -- Animals, insects, and zoonoses -- Plants -- Food and water -- Marine medicine -- Travel, environmental hazards, and disasters -- Equipment and special knowledge -- Special populations and considerations -- The wilderness. Equips rescuers and health care professionals to diagnose and treat the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in the wilderness, from frostbite to infection by marine microbes, includng bites, stings, poisonous plant exposures, animal attacks, and natural disasters. Offers guidelines for pain management, and addresses considerations for persons with chronic medical conditions.