This information is taken from:
RGS-IBG Expedition Medicine Manual
David Warrell and Sarah Anderson (ed.) Profile Books 2002. 398pp. ISBN 1 86197 434-5.
Important note: This book was published in 2002 so some of the information may now have been revised and most importantly the recommended drugs may also have changed. The latest advice can be found in the Oxford Handbook of Expedition Medicine, 2nd Edition, 2015.
Section 2: Field Medicine gives advice on how to deal with some of the medical problems encountered during an expedition.
The following PDF files are the Field Medicine section chapters:
9 The role of the expedition medical officer
10 Base camp hygiene and health
11 Water purification
12 Assessment of the injured or ill patient
13 First aid and management of minor injuries
14 Management of the seriously injured casualty
15 Remote medical emergencies
16 Casualty evacuation
17 Medical aspects of survival
18 Common infections
19 Malaria and other tropical diseases
20 Venomous and poisonous animals
21 Psychological problems on expeditions
22 Expedition dentistry