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Expedition Medicine Manuals

The RGS-IBG provides medical advice to travellers through two publications:

  Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine
Chris Johnson, Sarah Anderson, Jon Dallimore, Shane Winser, and David Warrell (eds.).

Published by Oxford Univeristy Press Medical Handbooks, 2008.
748 pages, illus. Soft cover. ISBN: 978-0-19-929661-3.

NOTE: A second fully revised Second edition of this book will be published on 21 May 2015. To order an advance copy and or attend the launch event, please contact: go@rgs.org


A comprehensive pocket guide to expedition medicine, with practical advice for use in remote environments, and links and references to further information. Written and edited by experienced expeditioners. It is suitable for doctors, paramedics, nurses, and travellers overseas. For full contents press the Bullet More button below.

Price £28.95  incl. UK postage and packing (p&p). To buy a copy call +44 (0)20 7591 3030 or email go@rgs.org.

You can also buy the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine as an iPhone and iPad application.

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Buy the Expedition Handbook and Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine for £40 (a saving of £5.94). Offer includes UK p&p. Price posting to EU £45 and £52 to the rest of the world. To buy call +44 (0)20 7591 3030 or email

  RGS-IBG Expedition Medicine Manual
David Warrell and Sarah Anderson (ed.) Profile Books 2002 398pp.
ISBN 1 86197 434-5.

This book is currently out of print but can be ordered print on demand from Amazon.

Important note: Please be aware that this book was published in 2002 so some of the information on the recommended drugs has changed.

Oxford Handbook of Expedition & Wilderness Medicine, available September 2008
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