Hypothermia, Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries: Prevention, Survival & Rescue
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This compact, comprehensive book covers the causes and effects of hypothermia and other cold injuries, and tells how to prevent, recognize, and treat them. The new second edition includes expanded coverage of how the body loses heat and the latest rewarming techniques such as thermal wraps. There are new chapters on cold water drowning and covering additional cold injuries from Raynaud's phenomenon to cold-induced asthma. Other new chapters present strategies for cold weather survival, plus safe practices for working on the ice and ice water escape and rescue techniques.
• A vital resource for search and rescue professionals and physicians as well as
• outdoor enthusiasts
• Adds four new chapters to cover additional cold injuries and strategies for survival