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Doctor on a mountaineering expedition.

Abstract:

Doctors are welcome members on mountaineering expeditions to remote areas, but practical advice on how to prepare and what kit to take can be difficult to find. This article is a ragbag of useful advice on diverse topics. It explains the necessary preparation, provides tips for a healthy expedition, and summarises the common disorders encountered at high altitude. The comprehensive drug and equipment lists and first aid kit for climbers were used for the 1992 Everest in winter expedition. The...

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10.1136/bmj.310.6989.1248

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
310
Issue:
6989
Pages:
1248-1252
Publication date:
1995-05-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:112296
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uuid:0c020332-7075-4abe-bcdb-e5e5a2d85a43
Local pid:
pubs:112296
Source identifiers:
112296
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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