Medicine for Mountaineering
by James Wilkerson
The best-selling backcountry medical guide of its kind
* Featuring new chapters on avalanche injuries, drowning, eye disorders, medical evacuations, and lightning
* Provides expert information on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, plus medications, medical kits, and legal and ethical considerations
80 plant types are discussed, with details of identification, habitat, collecting, preparation, and medicinal uses. Line illustrations for all plants, and 8 pages of color. Illustrations by Mimi Kamp and Nora Ryerson.
212 pp. ISBN 0-89013-182-1
"There are few (if any) herbalists in the U.S. as much respected by their peers as Michael Moore...whether your interest is passing or professional, you will want a copy of this book."
(Steven Foster, BOTANICAL AND HERB REVIEWS)
"...Moore has published a book with the finest format I've ever seen in an herbal."
Going Higher, 5th Edition by Houston
[WMO's choice for best altitude book]
· Cutting-edge information on how to prevent, diagnose, and treat altitude illness and hypoxia in everyday life
· Interweaves fascinating research discoveries with dramatic first-person accounts
· Authored by a celebrated mountaineer and physician who pioneered research in the field
Altitude Illness, Prevention and Treatment
recognizing and treating the symptoms of acute mountain sickness, including high altitude pulmonary and cerebral edemas. Suited for both novice and seasoned hikers, climbers, trekkers, and skiers, Altitude Illness, nd Edition, also includes an updated examination of how altitude interacts with certain drugs, a new section on using the web to find more information about altitude illness