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Cold climates

Chris Johnson and Howard Oakley

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

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Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199296613
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598892 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199296613.003.0019

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cold climates

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Chris Johnson, and Howard Oakley

The environment - Humans in polar areas - Preparations for a polar trip - Bases and campsites - Clothing - Infectious disease - Risk management - Supplies - Hypothermia - Cold injury -

Chapter.  6110 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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