Summary and Info
From pulmonary edema to bashed knuckles, physician and outdoor athlete Dr. Patrick Brighton covers everything a climber needs to know to stay well along the way. Whether bouldering the backyard or seeking shelter high atop Aconcagua, this guide gives readers simple, straight-forward advice to help handle an emergency situation. The book prepares climbers to prevent illness and injury; recognize illness and injury when it occurs; and remain calm and implement appropriate treatment when needed. With a refreshing splash of humor, this series is as informative as it is entertaining.