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CONSENSUS GUIDELINES ON MOUNTAIN EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND RISK REDUCTION

All guidelines from IKAR MEDCOM and UIAA MEDCOM,  Editor: Fidel Elsensohn, MD

The book has been sold out and not available any more. the attached link opens all recommendations in English. You may select parts for download or printing.


Chapter I
ICAR Recommendations



Recommendation Nr. 1        First Aid Training  Guidelines for Mountain Rescue Service Members
Recommendation Nr. 2        Canyoning Rescue for Professional Guides
Recommendation Nr. 3        Qualifications for Emergency Doctors in Mountain Rescue Operations
Recommendation Nr. 4        Contents of a Mountains Refuge's Pharmacy
Recommendation Nr. 5        A Modular First Aid Kit for Alpinists, Mountain Guides and Alpinist Physikans
Recommendation Nr. 6        Equipement for Canyoning Rescue Doctors
Recommendation Nr. 7        Immobilization and Use of the Vacuum Mattress in Organized Mountain Rescue
Recommendation Nr. 8        Treatment of Dislocations and Fractures
Recommendation Nr. 9        Treatment of Shoulder Dislocations
Recommendation Nr. 10      Treatment of Pain in the Field
Recommendation Nr. 11      Emergency Intubation and Ventilation in the Field
Recommendation Nr. 12      Thoracostomy at the Scene of an Accident in the Mountains
Recommendation Nr. 13      On site Treatment of Avalanche victims
Recommendation Nr. 14      On site Treatment of Hypothermia
Recommendation Nr. 15      On site Treatment of Frostbites for Mountaineers
Recommendation Nr. 16      Small Volume Therapie in Mountain Rescues
Recommendation Nr. 17      Activation and Rational Use of Helicopters


 

Chapter II
UIAA Recommendations

Recommendation Nr. 1        Emergency Treatment of Acute Mountain Sickness and Hight Altitude Pulmonary Edema
Recommendation Nr. 2        The Transfer of Blood-to-Blood Infections in Climbing Competitions
Recommendation Nr. 3        Hiking Sticks in Mountaineering
Recommendation Nr. 4        The Ten Health Rules for Mountaineer
Recommendation Nr. 5        Nutrition in Mountaineering
Recommendation Nr. 6        Children going to the Mountains
Recommendation Nr. 7        People with Preexisting Conditions going to the Mountains
Recommendation Nr. 8        Portable Hyperbaric Chambers
Recommendation Nr. 9        Body Mass Index and Age Limits
Recommendation Nr. 10      Statement Competitions Climbing
Recommendation Nr. 11      Recent Developements in Mountain Medicine Education

Downloads:
ICAR - UIAA MEDCOM Guidelines
 
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