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Published: 21 May 2015

848 Pages


ISBN: 9780199688418

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Winner of the Primary Health Care category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016

Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

Second Edition

Chris Johnson, Sarah R. Anderson, Jon Dallimore, Chris Imray, Shane Winser, James Moore, and David Warrell

Oxford Medical Handbooks

  • Provides comprehensive coverage to enable efficient planning and preparation before your journey
  • Gives practical advice on camp logistics, risk management, and medical issues
  • Chapters include crisis management, emergency care, and evacuation from challenging environments
  • Written and edited by an experienced international team of expeditioners and medical professionals, with extensive support from the Royal Geographical Society, to give clear, practical advice from their years of experience

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated, based on latest national and international guidance
  • Provides an increased emphasis on medicine in various extreme environments
  • Includes additional guidance regarding the obligations and ethical considerations of clinicians joining an expedition
  • Revised and additional illustrations, including new colour plates and algorithms

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