Pocket First Aid and Wilderness Medicine
Essential for expeditions: mountaineers, hillwalkers and explorers - jungle, desert, ocean and remote areas
Written by doctors with a wealth of experience, this book covers the fundamentals of wilderness first aid and medicine. Clearly referenced chapters describe both how to minimise risks (including the preparation of first-aid kits) and how to cope with accident or illness in remote settings, from diving to high altitude and from desert to polar.
Table of Contents
Dr Jim Duff has more than 50 years' experience of climbing in Scotland, Norway, the European Alps, New Zealand, the Himalayas and is still an active sailor. He has taught wilderness medicine, first aid and leadership in the Himalayas, Australia and East Africa.View author profile
Dr Ross Anderson is a GP and medical consultant for expedition and adventure travel companies. He holds the UIAA Diploma in Mountain Medicine and is a keen outdoor enthusiast with interests including trekking, ski touring and trail running.View author profile
Free regular updates
Find out the latest route changes with free guidebook updates. Available online or sent by email.
Get the latest news, articles and offers in our newsletter sent out around every two weeks.
We have nearly 400 books covering many countries, and our collection is growing all the time.