Vertical Aid: Essential Wilderness Medicine for Climbers, by Seth C. Hawkins,R. Bryan Simon,J. Pearce Beissinger,Deb

By Seth C. Hawkins,R. Bryan Simon,J. Pearce Beissinger,Deb Simon

A mountain climbing drugs and desert first relief guidebook from a staff of confirmed experts

Climbing and hiking draws hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe every year, yet produces a different set of demanding situations. the specter of hazard is ever current, clinical assistance is frequently far-off. Vertical medication assets is a well known hiking corporation offering scientific education and session. In Vertical Aid, they've got produced the main entire consultant to be had for coping with either emergencies and protracted accidents sustained in the course of climbs. Researched and constructed by means of expert healthcare prone and alpinists, the e-book contains invaluable illustrations of universal methods and most sensible practices, making it a realistic and integral better half on any mountaineering, hiking, or alpine journey. it really is replete with real-world-tested thoughts, evidence-based drugs, and confirmed recommendations. the varied writer workforce combines an EMS and emergency doctor, a nurse, a doctor assistant, and a nurse-trainer, who jointly have a profound intensity of hiking, academic, and clinical adventure. With its precise mixture of authoritative clinical details and particular awareness to the mountaineering atmosphere, Vertical Aid is poised to turn into an authoritative source for each climber, on each climb.

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