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Outdoor and Mountain MedicineSKU: SAC.5.E01
Outdoor and Mountain Medicine
Mountaineering Rescue and First Aid Care - SAC
Authors: Dr Anna Brunello / Dr Martin Walliser / Dr Urs Hefti.
336 pages, 140 colour photos, 40 illustrations, 24 tables, 10 diagrams
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 trekkings 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 language, 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.
- ISBN: 978-3-85902-394-9
- Pages: 336
- Weight: 432 g