Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook
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Description: It is critical for backcountry travelers to have the ability to handle dangerous situations when they occur. This includes a logical, commonsense approach to injury and illness that takes into account the unique aspects of the wilderness setting. This comprehensive reference book, based on the Wilderness Medical Associates curriculum, clearly explains essential diagnostics and first aid procedures necessary for wilderness injuries, including general principles in wilderness medicine; basic life support; medical supplies; wilderness travel; and the newest first aid methods for outdoor situations. It is an essential reference for anyone headed into the great outdoors.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $18.95
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|About Outward Bound|
|An Approach to Medical Problems|
|General Principles of Wilderness Medicine|
|The Patient Assessment System|
|Basic Life Support and the Critical Body Systems|
|Basic Life Support|
|The Circulatory System|
|The Respiratory System|
|The Nervous System|
|Allergy and Anaphylaxis|
|Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar|
|The Musculoskeletal System|
|Skin and Soft Tissue|
|Arthropod Disease Vectors|
|A General Approach to Illness|
|Nausea and Vomiting|
|Ear and Sinus Problems|
|Medicine and Medical Supplies|
|Pain and Pain Medication|
|Antiseptics and Antibiotics|
|Preparation for Wilderness Emergencies|
|Rescue and Evacuation|
|Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Mnemonics|
|About the Author|