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Mountain Rescue Doctor free pdf Christopher Van Tilburg, MD is an emergency room physician, ski patrol doctor, emergency wilderness physician, and member of the Hood River Crag Rats, the oldest mountain rescue team in the country. When Dr. Van Tilburg's beeper goes off, the call may take him racing up a mountain peak to rescue an injured hiker, into a blizzard to search for missing skiers, or to a mountain airplane crash scene for body recovery. Dr. Van Tilburg's work requires a unique combination of emergency medicine, survival skills, agility, and extreme sports. In "Mountain Rescue Doctor," Van Tilburg shares personal stories of harrowing and suspenseful rescues and recoveries, including the recent Mount Hood disaster, which claimed the lives of three climbers. "Mountain Rescue Doctor" is an exhilarating tour through the perils of nature and medicine.

About Christopher Van Tilburg

CHRISTOPHER VAN TILBURG, M.D. is editor for "Wilderness Medicine" magazine and is a regular contributor to "National Geographic Adventure," "Backcountry," "Columbia Gorge," among others. He is an emergency room and ski resort physician, and a member of the Hood River Crag Rats, the oldest mountain rescue team in the US. He has written seven books on the outdoors, and lives in Hood River, Oregon with his daughters.

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Author : Christopher Van Tilburg
Publisher : Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
Data Published : 05 November 2008
ISBN : 0312358881
EAN : 9780312358884
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 293 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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