Hypothermia, Frostbite, and Other Cold Injuries

Hypothermia, Frostbite, and Other Cold Injuries

Prevention, Recognition, and Prehospital Treatment

Book - 1986
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Anyone who is cold, wet, tired, and without the proper food, clothing and shelter can suffer from hypothermia, a lower than normal body temperature that slows and eventually shuts down the body's vital systems. A thorough knowledge of hypothermia is vital for anyone active in the outdoors, particularly for those involved in search and rescue.
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : The Mountaineers, c1986.
ISBN: 9780898860245
Branch Call Number: 616.9881 W681
Characteristics: xiv, 105 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bangs, Cameron, C.
Hayward, John S.


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