Hot environments—deserts and tropical forests

Edited by Chris Johnson

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199296613
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598892 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Hot environments—deserts and tropical forests

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Section editor

Chris Johnson


Jon Dallimore, Sundeep Dhillon, Paul Richards, and Shane Winser

The environment - Deserts - Tropical forests - Serious heat-related illnesses - Pathophysiology of heat illness - Acclimatization to heat - Prevention of heat illness - Fluids and electrolytes - Treatment of heat illnesses - Other heat-related problems -

Chapter.  7534 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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