Wilderness Medicine Beyond First Aid

ISBN-10: 076270490X
ISBN-13: 9780762704903
Edition: 5th 2000
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 9/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
How to Use This Book
How to Prepare for Remote Wilderness Travel
Mental Preparation
Physical Preparation
Assessment and Stabilization
Assessment and Care
Initial Survey
Survey the Scene
Check the Airway
Check Circulation Check Severe Bleeding
Check the Cervical Spine
Focused Survey
The Physical Exam
Vital Signs
Level of Consciousness
Pulse
Respirations
Skin Signs Blood Pressure
Medical History and Physical Examination
Head
Neck
Chest
Abdomen
Back
Pelvis/Hip Legs Shoulders and Arms
Shock
Difficult Respiration
Foreign Body Airway
Adult One-Rescuer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Adult Two-Person CPR
Rapid Breathing
Cardiac Evaluation and Care
Rapid Heart Rate
Slow Heart Rate
Body System Symptoms and Management
Symptom Management
Fever/Chills
Lethargy
Pain
Itch
Hiccups
Headache
Eye
Eye Patch and Bandaging Technique
Foreign Body Eye Injury Contact Lenses
Eye Abrasion
Snow Blindness, or Ultraviolet Conjunctivitis
Iritis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Sties and Chalazia Spontaneous Subconjunctival Hemorhage
Blunt Trauma to the Eye
Glaucoma
Nose
Nasal Congestion
Foreign Body Nose Injury
Nose Bleed Nose Fracture (Broken Nose)
Ear
Earache
Outer Ear Infection
Middle Ear Infection
Foreign Body Ear Injury
Ruptured Ear Drum
Temporal-Mandibular-Joint (TMJ) Syndrome
Mouth and Throat
Sore Throat
Infectious Mononucleosis
Mouth Sores
Gum Pain or Swelling
Mouth Lacerations
Dental Pain
Lost Filling
Loose or Dislodged Tooth
Pulling a Tooth
Chest
Pneumonia/Bronchitis
Pneumothorax
Pulmonary Embolus
Abdomen
Abdominal Pain
Vomiting
Motion Sickness
Diarrhea Constipation
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Bladder Infection
Reproductive Organs
Venereal Diseases
Vaginal Discharge and Itching
Painful Testicle
Menstrual Problems
Spontaneous Abortion
Ectopic Pregnancy
Poisoning
Plant or Food Poisoning
Petroleum Products Poisoning
Ciguatera Poisoning
Scromboid Poisoning
Pufferfish Poisoning
Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning
Managing Diabetes
Water and Waste
Oral Fluid Replacement Therapy
Water Purification
Human Waste Disposal
Soft Tissue Care and Trauma Management
The Bleeding Wound
Stop the Bleeding
Clean the Wound
Antibiotic Guidelines
Wound Closure Techniques
Tape Closure Techniques
Stapling
Suturing
Eyebrow and Lip Closure
Mouth and Tongue Lacerations
Control of Pain
Dressings
Other Types of Wounds
Abrasions
Puncture Wounds
Splinter Removal
Fishhook Removal Friction Blisters
Thermal Burns
Human Bites
Animal Bites
Finger and Toe Problems
Ingrown Nail
Nail Base Infection
Felon
Blood under the Nail
Wound Infection and Inflammation
Abscess
Cellulitis
Skin Rash
Fungal Infection
Allergic Dermatitis
Bacterial Skin Rash Seabather's Eruption
Orthopedic Injuries
Concepts of Orthopedic Care
Muscle Pain--No Acute Injury
Muscle Pain--Acute Injury
Joint Pain--No Acute Injury
Joint Pain--Acute Injury
Fractures
Diagnosis and Care Protocols
Head
Neck
Spine
Collar Bone
Shoulder
Shoulder Blade Upper Arm Fractures (Near the Shoulder)
Upper Arm Fractures (Below the Shoulder)
Elbow Trauma
Forearm Fractures
Wrist Fractures and Dislocations
Thumb Sprains and Fractures
Hand Fractures
Finger Fractures and Sprains
Hip Dislocation and Fracture
Thigh Fractures
Knee Cap Dislocation
Knee Sprains, Dislocations, or Fractures
Ankle Sprains, Dislocations, or Fractures Foot Injuries
Chest Injuries
Bites and Stings
Bee Stings
Anaphylactic Shock
Snake Bite
Identifying Common North American Poisonous Snakes
Signs and Symptoms of Pit Viper Bite
Treatment of Pit Viper Bite
Treatment of Coral Snake Bite
Insect Bites and Stings
Spider Bites
Black Widow Spider
Brown Recluse
Ticks Caterpillar Reactions
Millipede Reactions
Centipede Bites Mosquitos
Black Flies
No-See-Ums and Biting Gnats Scorpion Sting
Ant, Fire Ant
Aquatic Stings, Cuts, and Rash
Sea Urchin
Jellyfish
Coral Stings
Coral Cuts, Barnacle Cuts Sting Ray
Catfish
Scorpion Fish
Sponge Rash
Infectious Disease
Babesiosis
Blastomycosis
Cholera
Coccidioidomycosis
Colorado Tick Fever
Dengue
Echinococcus
Erhrilchiosis
Encephalitis Giardiasis
Hantavirus
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C Hepatitis D
Hepatitis E
Hepatitis G
Lyme Disease
Malaria Meningococcal Meningitis
Plague
Rabies
Relapsing Fever Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Schistosomiasis
Tapeworms Tetanus
Tick Paralysis
Trichinosis
African Sleeping Sickness Chagas' Disease
Tuberculosis
Tularemia
Typhoid Fever Endemic Typhus, Flea Borne
Epidemic Typhus, Louse Borne
Yellow Fever
Environmental Injuries
Hypothermia
Chronic Hypothermia
Acute Hypothermia
Cold Water Submersion
Cold Stress Injuries
Frost Nip
Frost Bite
Cold-Induced Bronchospasm
Immersion Foot
Chilblains
Heat Stress Injuries
Heat Cramps
Heat Exhaustion
Heat Stroke
Prickly Heat
Lightning
High Altitude Illnesses
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) Other High Altitude Conditions
The Wilderness Expedition Medical Kit
Topical Bandaging Module
Non-Rx Oral Medication Module
Rx Oral/Topical Medication Module
Rx Injectable Medication Module
International Immunizations and Dosage Schedules
Index

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