Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, Volume 2 (Textbooks of Military Medicine)

  • Publish Date: 2002-11-20
  • Binding: Hardcover

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Textbooks of Military Medicine.
Specialty editors: Kent B. Pandoff and Robert E. Burr.
Volume two in the three-volume textbook, Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, which provides historical information, proper prevention and clinical treatment of the various environmental illnesses and injuries, and the performance consequences warfighters face when exposed to environmental extremes. This volume deals with the effects of altitute, especially as experienced in mountain terrain and by aviators, and the complex interactions between humans and the special environments created by the machines used in warfare. Index included.

Military physicians, especially deployed to those areas with soldiers dealing with crisis or war fighting, may find this volume helpful in dealing with environmental factors of the area. Emergency management and emergency room physicans may experience similar environmental effects that appear when humans are injured related to special environments and may be able to relate to this medical reference. Additionally university students declared with pre-med and graduate medical school students pursuing medicine related courses may be interested in this medical reference.

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