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Globe Pequot, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 90 pages
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This title is packed with facts, advice, and tips for those making the most of the "essentials". This guide provides updated information, illustrations throughout, and a new trim size.

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Protection from the Cold
H Muscular Heat Production
Detection and Prevention of Chronic Hypothermia
D Detection and Prevention of Acute Hypothermia
HU Frostbite and Other ColdRelated Injuries

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About the author (1999)

Veteran outdoor author William Forgey, M.D. is engaged in the full-time practice of family medicine and is a member of the board of trustees of the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers, a fellow of the Explorers Club, a lecturer on medical care in high-risk recreation at several universities, and a leader of summer and winter expeditions into northern Canada. A former Boy Scout scoutmaster and Medical Explorer Post and High Adventure Post advisior, he currently serves on the National Health and Safety Committee and as an advisory board member for the Northern Tier High Adventure Base for the Boy Scouts of America. He is the author of fourteen wilderness medicine and camping books, including "Basic Essentials: Hypothermia "and "Wilderness Medicine," now in its fifth edition.

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