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ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY EXPEDITION MEDICINE
By Warrell, David
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1998. 292 pp, photos, ills. A new and quite authoritative book on all the medical mishaps that can occur, whether climbing or jungle travelling, suffering from injury or illness, anywhere on earth.  This revised second edition of this unique travel health reference is prepared under the auspices of the Royal Geographical Society of Great Britain. Fully updated to take into account new research findings and medicines, Expedition Medicine is written by renowned experts in their fields and provides a wealth of practical tips and advice as well as extensive details about first aid kits, emergency procedures and evacuation routines. Coverage includes sections on every kind of travel from desert to mountain, canoeing to diving, and off-road driving to walking, with valuable information on vaccinations, medicines and hygiene. 

 Too often travel to out-of-the-way places ends in difficulties - and most are avoidable. The key to avoiding accidents and illness is proper planning and preparation, and Expedition Medicine shows how that should be done. It also sets out what to do if things go wrong. This is a completely revised edition. It has been comprehensively updated to take into account new research findings and medicines. It is written by world-class experts and is full of practical tips and advice, as well as extensive details about first-aid kits, emergency procedures and evacuation routines. There are sections on every type of travel, from desert to mountain, canoeing to diving and off-road driving to walking. Vaccinations, medicines and hygiene are all covered. It would be foolish for those who travel or work in remote and challenging environments not to study this book before starting off. Thick paperback.


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