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Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, Volume 1

Contents PDF document

Credits, Foreword by The Surgeon General, US Army, Preface, Table of Contents
Hot Environments: C. Bruce Wenger, MD, PhD, Section Editor
  1. Introduction to Heat-Related Problems in Military Operations
  2. Human Adaptation to Hot Environments
  3. Physical Exercise in Hot Climates: Physiology, Performance, and Biomedical Issues
  4. Psychological Aspects of Military Performance in Hot Environments
  5. Pathophysiology of Heatstroke
  6. Prevention of Heat Illness
  7. Clinical Diagnosis, Management, and Surveillance of Exertional Heat Illness
  8. Exertional Heatstroke in the Israeli Defence Forces
  9. Practical Medical Aspects of Military Operations in the Heat
Cold Environments: Robert S. Pozos, PhD, Section Editor
  1. Cold, Casualties, and Conquests: The Effects of Cold on Warfare
  2. Human Physiological Responses to Cold Stress and Hypothermia
  3. Human Psychological Performance in Cold Environments
  4. Prevention of Cold Injuries
  5. Clinical Aspects of Freezing Cold Injury
  6. Nonfreezing Cold Injury
  7. Treatment of Accidental Hypothermia
  8. Cold Water Immersion
  9. Military Medical Operations in Cold Environments

Appendix: William J. Mills, Jr, MD

Pictorial Atlas of Freezing Cold Injury

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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