Mountaineering First Aid A Guide to Accident Response and First Aid Care

ISBN-10: 0898868785

ISBN-13: 9780898868784

Edition: 5th 2004

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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 10/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Joe Simpson is the author of several best-selling books, of which the first,Touching the Void, won both the NCR award and the Boardman Tasker Award. His later books are This Game of Ghosts - the sequel to Touching the Void, Storms of Silence, Dark Shadows Falling, The Beckoning Silence and one previous novel, The Water People.

Martha J. Lentz, Ph.D., R.N., is a faculty member of the University of Washington School of Nursing, and has been active in the MOFA program for over 20 years.

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Injury Quick Reference Guide
Illness Quick Reference Guide
Before Going Into the Mountains
Defining First Aid
Causes and Prevention of Injuries
Being Prepared
When an Injury Occurs
Seven Steps for First Aid Response
Take Charge of the Situation
Approach the Patient Safely
Perform Emergency Resue and Urgent First Aid
Protect the Patient
Check for Other Injuries
First Aid for Specific Conditions
Preventing Infection in the First Aider
Injuries
Shock
Illnesses Related to Environment: Cold, Heat, and High Altitude
Sudden Major Illness
Major Bites and Stings
Other Miseries
First Aid for Infants and Children
Step 6: Plan What to Do
Deciding to End a Trip
Establish Priorities
Planning for First Aid
Patient Movement
Deciding to Evacuate
Step 7: Carry Out the Plan
Sending Out for Help
Handheld Radios and Cellular Phones
Helicopter Rescue
Patient Monitoring
Altering the Plan
Conclusion
Additional Reading
Index
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