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Author Van Tilburg, Christopher.

Title Mountain rescue doctor : wilderness medicine in the extremes of nature / Christopher Van Tilburg.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    616.0252 VAN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 293 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents Resuscitation -- Into the slot -- Crag rats -- The high cost of high octane sports -- Flight for life -- The moment of fear -- Timberline -- Dial 911 for mountain rescue -- Eagle Creek Cliff jumpers -- Disappearance in Gifford Pinchot -- Dead man on Suksdorf Ridge -- Mount Rainier -- Rattlesnake bite on Dog Mountain -- Storm warning on Zig Zag Glacier -- Midnight at Bennett Pass -- Plane missing, presumed down -- Svitek v. Nidecker and Mount Bachelor -- Anatomy of a search: tragedy on Mount Hood.
Subject Van Tilburg, Christopher.
Mountaineering injuries -- United States.
Mountaineering accidents -- United States.
Rescue work -- United States.
Emergency physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Mountaineering -- injuries -- Personal Narratives.
Rescue Work -- Personal Narratives.
First Aid -- Personal Narratives.
ISBN 9780312358877 : $24.95

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