Pocket First Aid and Wilderness Medicine

Essential for expeditions: mountaineers, hillwalkers and explorers - jungle, desert, ocean and remote areas

By Jim Duff, Ross Anderson

Format: Paperback

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.

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Cicerone Press

Cicerone publishes over 320 award-winning guidebooks for walking, trekking, climbing and mountaineering, cycle touring and hill and mountain skills. They provide inspiration and excellent information for you to enjoy your next adventure. They have guides to the Himalayas, cover all the National Trails of Britain, published over forty guides to Scotland, and have the most comprehensive range of titles about the Alps available in the English language.

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Dr Jim Duff has more than 30 years' experience of climbing, trekking and teaching wilderness medicine, first aid and leadership. He was doctor on Chris Bonington's 1975 expedition, which made the first ascent of Everest's Southwest Face, and on the Australian first ascent of the North Face of Everest in 1984. Jim lives in Australia and teaches and lectures on wilderness medicine internationally.


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.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Cicerone Press
Publication Date 11 Aug 2017
ISBN 9781852849139
Number of Pages 256

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