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Medicine for mountaineering

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Published by The Mountaineers in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports medicine,
  • Mountaineering injuries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by James A. Wilkerson.
    ContributionsWilkerson, James A., 1934- ed., Mountaineers (Society)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC1220.M6 M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5547777M
    LC Control Number67026502


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