The Resource Hanging by a thread: : the missions of a helicopter rescue doctor, (electronic resource)

Hanging by a thread: : the missions of a helicopter rescue doctor, (electronic resource)

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Hanging by a thread: : the missions of a helicopter rescue doctor
Title
Hanging by a thread:
Title remainder
the missions of a helicopter rescue doctor
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Language
eng
Summary
Outdoor sports enthusiast and extreme doctor Emmanuel Cauchy reveals here for the first time the perilous rescues he's performed in the world's most terrifying and unforgiving mountain climates. Known around the world as the "vertical doctor," Emmanuel Cauchy gives stunning and terrifying accounts of his days as a rescue doctor on Mont Blanc, which rises more than 11,000 feet in the Alps along the French-Italian border. From snowy mountain peaks and deep mountain crevasses to the small confines of a helicopter high above-Cauchy's job takes him where most of us can only imagine. Using new scientific research pioneered on the mountainside in life-saving medical procedures, Cauchy's dramatic mountain rescues will leave even the most seasoned reader, doctor, or outdoorsman astonished. Here are seventeen years spent in the air and on the ground in some of the world's most unforgiving territory. His tales describe the extremes of both climate and human endurance and reverberate with the author's unshakable love of life. This is an uplifting, extraordinary, and moving book from a great humanitarian stuntman who spent his time literally living life on the edge
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Midwest
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1960-
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Cauchy, Emmanuel
Dewey number
  • 617.1/027092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Cauchy, Emmanuel
  • Mountaineering injuries
  • Mountaineering accidents
  • Rescue work
  • Emergency physicians
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Hanging by a thread: : the missions of a helicopter rescue doctor, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832040
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11832040
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11832040
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remote
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11832040
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hanging by a thread: : the missions of a helicopter rescue doctor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832040
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11832040
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11832040
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11832040
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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